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Vehicle 50505 / 53505


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

w/e 05/10/57 New to 9A (Longsight)
Dec-57 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)
circa Dec-83 Withdrawn from NH (Newton Heath)
06/01/84 Reinstated AY (Ayr) - cover for AY fire damaged vehicles
Feb-87 Stored U. FY (Falkland Yard)
Mar-87 Withdrawn from AY (Ayr) - also noted as 26/04/88

Notes

11th January 1984 - Seen still carrying yellow first-class band in plain blue livery

20th February 1984 - Seen still carrying yellow first-class band in plain blue livery

14th May 1984 - Seen in blue/grey livery

12th February 1987 - Seen at Falkland Yard

29th April 1987 - Seen at Falkland Yard

1st January 1988 - At Falkland Yard

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50505 - original number
53505 - from Jan-84 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


50453 59161 50505 As delivered to 9A - w/e 05/10/57
50453 59161 50505 Noted 14/02/81
50423 59161 50505 Noted 14th February 1981 - part of 6-car Rossendale Farewell special
51234 59783 53505 Noted 11th January 1984
53207 54408 53505 Noted 20th February 1984
104450 53452 59225 53505 Noted 14th May 1984
104450 53452 59784 53505 Listed at AY - 17/06/84
104450 53452 59786 53505 Noted 4th August 1984
104450 53452 59225 53505 Listed at AY - 25/03/85
107438 53505 59215 52030 Noted 23/03/86
53505 59215 52030 Noted 1st April 1986
53505 59215 52030 Noted 2nd April 1986
104450 53452 59225 53505 Listed at Ayr - Summer 1986
105550 53377 59805 53505 Formed at AY circa Jul-86
53377 59805 53505 Noted 9th July 1986
550 53377 59805 53505 Listed at Ayr - August 1986
550 53377 59805 53505 Noted 8th August 1986
53377 59805 53505 Noted 28th August 1986
104451 53473 59559 53505 Formation change - circa Nov-86 - 53505 replaces 53525
107427 51987 59063 53505 Formation change - circa Dec-86

Modifications

circa Dec-72 - AWS fitted

Images:

DMU

Date: 22nd August 1959

A three-car BRCW set enters Spon Lane station on August 22, 1959, led by M50505. Michael Mensing.

DMU

Date: August 1985

Set number: 104450

104450 (with presumably 53505 closest) at Haymarket depot with an open day shuttle for the 'ScotRail Festival' in August 1985. S Saunders.

DMU

Date: 1986

Set number: 104450

BRC&W DMS SC53505 on the rear of a hybrid set arriving into Edinburgh Waverley in 1986. S Saunders.

DMU

Date: 1986

Set number: 104450

BRC&W DMS SC53505 leads a hybrid set out of Edinburgh Waverley in 1986. S Saunders.

DMU

Date: circa 1986

Set number: 104550

A blue/grey Class 104 - probably Sc53505 - enters Glasgow Central circa 1986. Andrew McConnell.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 14th February 1981

The Rossendale Farewell railtour seen at Bury Bolton Street, formed of M50794 (105 DMC), M59207 (104 TS), M50761 (105 DMBS) and M50453 (104 DMBS), M59161 (104 TC), M50505 (104 DMC). 14/2/81. Andy Pullar.

DMU

Date: 23rd March 1986

Set number: 107438

Hybrid class 107/104 DMU unit No.107438 (52030 + 59215 + 53505) and class 107 unit No107437 (with 52021 leading) at Ayr station shortly before energisation of the overhead electrification on 23rd March 1986. Gordon Edgar.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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