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Vehicle 50512 / 53512


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

4w/e 30/11/57 New 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
14/05/90 Sector Change to PXXZ
11/06/90 Withdrawn from CH (Chester) PZQZ

Notes

1st January 1988 - Has window bars

30th April 1990 - Seen stored out of use at Chester depot

12th October 1990 - Listed as condemned at Chester depot

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50512 - original number
53512 - from 1983 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


50460 59168 50512 As delivered to 5D - 4w/e 30/11/57
53460 53512 Listed at Newton Heath - Summer 1986
53431 53512 Formation change - NH - circa Dec-86
53431 53512 Noted 11th October 1987
53431 53512 Noted 18th November 1987
53431 53512 Listed at NH - 1st January 1988
53431 53512 Noted 12th March 1988
N662 53432 53512 Listed at NH - May 1988
N662 53431 53512 Listed at NH - May-88
N662 53431 53512 Noted 17th June 1988
N662 53431 53512 Noted circa Jul-88
N662 53431 53512 Listed at NH - 16th July 1988
N662 53431 53512 Noted 6th August 1988
N662 53431 53512 Noted 12th April 1989
N662 53512 53431 Noted 12th April 1989
N662 53431 53512 Noted 15th May 1989
CH606 53431 53512 Listed at CH - 1st July 1989
53431 53512 Noted 09/08/89
CH606 53431 53512 Noted 15th August 1989
CH606 53431 53512 Noted 4th September 1989
CH606 53431 53512 Noted 8th September 1989
CH606 53431 53512 Noted 16th September 1989
CH606 53431 53512 Noted 24th September 1989
CH606 53431 53512 Listed at CH - 14/10/89
CH618 53431 53512 Noted 18/10/89
CH635 53934 53512 Noted 4th December 1989
CH635 53512 53934 Noted 25th January 1990

Modifications

Dec-71 - Friction Control Springs Removed
circa early 1975 - AWS fitted

Images:

DMU

Date: 15th September 1988

Set number: N662

Class 104 53512 + 53431 with Class 108 54268 + 53934 at Manchester Victoria on 15/9/88. Rex Holt.

DMU

Date: 18th October 1989

Set number: CH618

CH618 (M53512 + M53431) on 2E46, the 14:40 Manchester Piccadilly to Sheffield at New Mills Central, 18-10-89. Kevin Dowd.

DMU

Date: 2nd December 1989

Set number: CH635

A rather tired looking Chester allocated set CH635 comprising of Class 104 53512 paired with what looks to be a Class 108 car, at Manchester Victoria with a local service, 2nd December 1989. Andrew J Crowther.

DMU

Date: August 1991

Set number: CH635

Class 104 M53512 at Snailwell in August 1991. Surface Stock.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 24th September 1989

Set number: CH606

CH606 M53431 + M53512 take fuel on Chester Depot, 24-9-89. Kevin Dowd.

DMU

Date: 5th June 1990

Condemned Class 104 DMUs M53431, 53512 and M53517 at Chester on June 5th, 1990. Surface Stock.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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