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Vehicle 50468 / 53468


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 25/01/58 New to 5B (Crewe South)
Apr-63 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)
14/05/89 Transferred to CH (Chester) PCHX
21/09/89 Withdrawn from CH (Chester) PZQZ

Notes

1st January 1988 - Has window bars

24th September 1989 - Seen withdrawn in Chester station sidings

19th October 1989 - Listed as withdrawn/out of use

22nd December 1989 - Hauled from Chester station sidings to Vic Berry's yard

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50468 - original number
53468 - from May-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


50468 59176 50520 As delivered to 5B - 4w/e 25/01/58
53468 53494 Listed at Newton Heath - Summer 1986
53468 53494 Noted 13th September 1987
53468 53494 Listed at NH - 1st January 1988
N673 53468 53949 Listed at NH - May 1988
N673 53468 53494 Listed at NH - May-88
N673 53468 53494 Noted circa Jul-88
N673 53468 53494 Listed at NH - 16th July 1988
N673 53468 53494 Noted 12th April 1989
N673 53468 53494 Noted 6th May 1989
53468 53494 Listed at CH - 1st July 1989
CH613 53468 53494 Noted 23/07/89
53494 53468 Noted 09/08/89
CH613 53494 53468 Noted 6th September 1989

Modifications

Oct-86 - Window Bars Fitted

No images of the vehicle available.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 23rd June 1988

Set number: N673

53494 with DMBS 53468 as set N673, at Bolton 23/6/88. Gazza Prescott.

DMU

Date: 6th May 1989

Set number: N673

N673 (M53494+M53468), CH379 (M51948), N669 (M53528) on X shed Longsight TMD 6-5-89. Kevin Dowd.

DMU

Date: 23rd July 1989

Set number: CH613

CH613 M53494 + M53468 inside Llandudno Junction depot, 23-7-89. Kevin Dowd.

DMU

Date: 9th December 1989

Set number: CH609

M53520, M53468, M53306, 53472, E53195, M59207, M53466, E53263, M53425, M59155, M59183, M59148, 53541 withdrawn at Chester station sidings, 9/12/89. Kevin Dowd.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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