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Vehicle 50492 / 53492


Class 104

BR Diagram 558

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: 30294
Diagram: 558

Allocations

Jul-57 New to 9A (Longsight)
Sep-57 Transferred to 5A (Crewe North)
Nov-57 Transferred to 9A (Longsight)
4w/e 01/07/61 Transferred to 5A (Crewe North)
Apr-63 Transferred to 5D (Stoke)
3w/e 30/04/66 Transferred to 2H (Monument Lane)
w/e 07/01/67 Transferred to 2A (Tyseley)
2w/e 18/03/67 Transferred to 16C (Derby Etches Park)
2w/e 09/03/68 Transferred to 9D (Newton Heath)
4w/e 31/12/72 Transferred to 9L (Buxton)
May-73Depot code changeBX (Buxton)
circa Sep-82 Transferred to NH (Newton Heath)
05/03/84 Transferred to CW (Cricklewood)
10/05/87 Transferred to NH (Newton Heath)
14/05/89 Transferred to CH (Chester) PCHX
04/09/89 Withdrawn from CH (Chester) PCHX

Notes

07/03/84 - 53455/479/492/501 were noted at Cricklewood on 7/3/84.

1st July 1989 - Listed as spare at Chester depot

3rd September 1989 - Seen withdrawn at Chester depot

7th September 1989 - Seen withdrawn at Chester depot

October 1989 - Arrived at Vic Berry's yard for scrap

19th October 1989 - Listed as withdrawn/out of use

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50492 - original number
53492 - from Mar-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


50440 59148 50492 As delivered to 9A - July 1957
50440 59148 50492 Transfer to 9A - Nov-57
50440 59148 50492 Transfer to 9L - 5w/e 06/01/73
53479 53492 Noted 10/05/84
53439 53492 Listed at NH - 1st January 1988
N663 53439 53492 Listed at NH - May 1988
N663 53439 53492 Listed at NH - May-88
N663 53439 53492 Noted circa May-88
N663 53439 53492 Noted circa Jul-88
N663 53439 53492 Listed at NH - 16th July 1988

Modifications

circa early 1975 - AWS fitted

Images:

DMU

Date: unknown

Set number: N663

Class 104 set N663, with 53492 leading and the other vehicle carrying NSE branding. Leaving Dewsbury, heading towards Batley, date unknown. Malcolm Clements.

DMU

Date: 14th October 1989

Set number: CH607

Seen at Vic Berry's in Leicester on October 14, 1989 are Class 104 vehicles M53492 and M53478. Surface Stock.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 16th April 1988

53439 & 53492, as N663, at Stockport ex-Stalybridge shuttle, 16th April 1988. Gazza Prescott.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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