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Vehicle 50464 / 53464


Class 104

BR Diagram 556

Builder: BRC&W
Type: Low Density
Length: 57ft
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: LMS
Engines: Leyland 150hp
Transmission: Mechanical
Lot Number: 30293
Diagram: 556

Allocations

4w/e 28/12/57 New to 5D (Stoke)
May-58 Transferred to 5B (Crewe South)
w/e 01/10/60 Transferred to 5D (Stoke)
3w/e 30/04/66 Transferred to 9A (Longsight)
4w/e 04/02/67 Transferred to 9D (Newton Heath)
May-73Depot code changeNH (Newton Heath)
Feb-87 Transferred to AY (Ayr)
Mar-87 Transferred to ED (Eastfield)
02/10/88 Transferred to NH (Newton Heath)
08/09/89 Withdrawn from NH (Newton Heath) PZQX

Notes

9th July 1989 - Seen out of service at Newton Heath depot

19th October 1989 - Listed as withdrawn/out of use

4th December 1989 - Seen stored out of service at Newton Heath depot

12th October 1990 - Listed as condemned at Crewe Basford Hall Yard

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50464 - original number
53464 - from Oct-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


50464 59172 50516 As delivered to 5D - 4w/e 28/12/57
53464 53524 Noted 21/08/84
53464 53524 Noted 15/02/85
53464 59168 53517 Listed at Newton Heath - Summer 1986
456 53464 59168 53517 Listed at ED - 23/03/87
456 53464 59168 52059 Noted July 1987
456 53464 59168 53517 Listed at ED - Jan-88
456 53464 59168 53517 Listed at ED - 1st January 1988
456 53464 59800 52026 Noted February 1988
456 53464 59168 53517 Noted 31st March 1988
456 53464 59168 53517 Listed at ED - 16th July 1988
456 53464 59168 53517 Listed at ED - circa August 1988
456 53464 59168 53517 Noted 16th August 1988
N680 53464 53517 Noted 28th October 1988
53464 53517 Noted 26th November 1988
N680 53464 53517 Noted 4th February 1989
456 53464 59168 53517 Noted March 1989

Modifications

circa Jul-72 - AWS fitted

Images:

DMU

Date: 30th July 1981

Class 104 DMBS M50464 was at the rear of the 14.30 Preston to Colne service departing from Bamber Bridge on July 30th 1981. Intending passengers garner at the subway entrance on the Preston bound platform ready to board the class 108 approaching with a Colne to Preston service. Martyn Hilbert.

DMU

Date: 8th July 1987

Set number: 456

Looking north at track level as a 3 car BRC&W dmu 104456 (lead by 53464) crosses the Forth Bridge, which spans the Firth of Forth in Scotland, the bridge which links Queensferry and Inverkeithing is 8,296 feet long. 8th July 1987. Andrew J Crowther.

DMU

Date: 8th July 1987

Set number: 456

Looking south at track level as a 3 car BRC&W class 104 dmu headed by car SC53464 heads north across the Forth Bridge, which spans the Firth of Forth in Scotland, the bridge which links Queensferry and Inverkeithing and is 8,296 feet long. 8th July 1987. Andrew J Crowther.

DMU

Date: 10th June 1988

Set number: 456

53464 + 59168 + (53517), working the 17:28 Cowdenbeath - Edinburgh on June 10, 1988, pass a Class 101 centre car stabled in the east end of Haymarket depot. Hamish Stevenson.

DMU

Date: 24th August 1988

Set number: 456

53464 + 59168 + 53517 (set 456) is working with a Class 101 on the 17:10 Edinburgh - Dunblane service on August 24, 1988, seen just after departure in Princes Street Gardens. Hamish Stevenson.

DMU

Date: 20th March 1989

Set number: N680

N680 (53464, presumably with 53517) at Sheffield on March 20, 1989. John Carter.

DMU

Date: 8th June 1990

Set number: N680

Withdrawn M53464 (N680) is one of several Class 104 vehicles at Newton Heath on the 8th June 1990, along with Met-Camm 51227. Surface Stock.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 21st August 1984

Class 104 DMU car 53524, the last to carry a white stripe signifying its modified suspension, is seen coupled to 53464 passing Appley Locks between Appley Bridge and Parbold on the 21st August 1984. The large house on the hill is Parbold Hall, then home of Sir Peter Moores, son of Sir John Moores the founder of Littlewoods Pools. S Gaskell.

DMU

Date: 15th February 1985

One of the Newton Heath allocated 'White Stripe' with red buffer beam class 104 BRC&W dmu's DMCL M53524 with M53464, stand at platform 14 at a now totally unrecognizable Manchester Victoria. These units with a White Strip down the body side indicated that they had modified suspension for fast running on express services to Blackpool, which probably meant very little when i took this with the influx of class 150 'Sprinter' new builds. 15th February 1985. Andrew J Crowther.

DMU

Date: 2nd May 1987

Set number: 456

53517 with 59168 and 53464 at Eastfield depot on the 2nd May 1987. Dennis Taylor.

DMU

Date: 15th September 1990

Golden light at Newton Heath Depot at dawn as the sun illuminated first generation DMU cars stabled on September 15th 1990. In the foreground are withdrawn Class 104s, M53421 & M53464, with out-of-service M53493 & M53444 on a parallel siding, the units being separated by a 20 Ton Brake Van. In the left background is a split 2-Car Class 101, with the DMBS having some bodyside damage. Also present were two Class 116 Suburban DMU cars, 53839 & 53842. Martyn Hilbert.

DMU

Date: 28th October 1990

M53518, M53500 and 53464 (right - left) at Vic Berrys, Leicester, 28-10-90 Kevin Dowd.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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