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Vehicle 50500 / 53500


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

Sep-57 New to 5B (Crewe South)
Jan-58 Transferred to 5D (Stoke)
3w/e 30/04/66 Transferred to 2H (Monument Lane)
2w/e 08/10/66 Transferred to 16C (Derby Etches Park)
13/09/81 Transferred to NH (Newton Heath)
circa Mar-85 On loan to BY (Bletchley)
19/01/86 Ex-loan back to NH (Newton Heath)
31/03/89 Transferred to CP PSPX
17/05/89 Withdrawn from CP

Notes

1st January 1988 - Has window bars

19th June 1989 - Stored serviceable at Crewe Brook Sidings

1st July 1989 - Listed as spare at Chester depot

19th October 1989 - Listed as withdrawn/out of use

12th October 1990 - Listed as condemned at Derby depot

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50500 - original number
53500 - from Jun-84 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


50448 59156 50500 As delivered to 5B - September 1957
53444 59206 53500 Noted 24/11/85
53476 53500 Listed at NH - Summer 1986 - Pending arrival vehicle 54274 in use.
53472 53500 Formation change - NH - circa Oct-86
53944 53500 Listed at NH - 1st January 1988
N665 53443 53500 Listed at NH - May 1988
N665 53443 53500 Listed at NH - May-88
N665 53443 53500 Noted circa Jul-88
N665 53443 53500 Listed at NH - 16th July 1988
N665 53443 53500 Noted 3rd November 1988

Modifications

Oct-86 - Window Bars Fitted

Images:

DMU

Date: 27th February 1988

A pair of battered and work weary looking 30 year old BRC&W Class 104 DMUs stand in Manchester Piccadilly, M53500 is on the right in platform 4. 27th February 1988. Andrew J Crowther.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 28th October 1990

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

DMU

Date: 11th November 1990

Set number: N699

M53812, M53500, M53518 and 33015 at Vic Berrys, Leicester 11-11-90. Kevin Dowd.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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