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Vehicle 50517 / 53517


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 28/12/57 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)
04/02/87 Transferred to AY (Ayr)
Mar-87 Transferred to ED (Eastfield)
02/10/88 Transferred to NH (Newton Heath)
14/05/89 Transferred to CH (Chester) PCHX
21/05/90 Withdrawn from CH (Chester) PXXZ

Notes

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:

50517 - original number
53517 - from Jun-84 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


50465 59173 50517 As delivered to 5B - 4w/e 28/12/57
50465 59173 50517 Noted 03/08/79
53464 59168 53517 Listed at Newton Heath - Summer 1986
456 53464 59168 53517 Listed at ED - 23/03/87
456 53464 59168 53517 Listed at ED - Jan-88
456 53464 59168 53517 Listed at ED - 1st January 1988
432 51992 59168 53517 Noted February 1988
456 53464 59168 53517 Noted 31st March 1988
456 53464 59168 53517 Listed at ED - 16th July 1988
456 53464 59168 53517 Listed at ED - circa August 1988
456 53517 59168 53454 Noted 16th August 1988
456 53464 59168 53517 Noted 16th August 1988
N680 53464 53517 Noted 28th October 1988
53464 53517 Noted 26th November 1988
N680 53464 53517 Noted 4th February 1989
456 53464 59168 53517 Noted March 1989
CH611 53451 53517 Listed at CH - 1st July 1989
CH611 53451 53517 Noted 3rd September 1989
CH611 53451 53517 Listed at CH - 14/10/89
CH611 53451 53517 Noted 10th February 1990
CH611 53451 53517 Noted 23rd February 1990
CH611 53451 53517 Noted 26th February 1990 - EMU replacement services to Altrincham
CH611 53451 53517 Noted 27th February 1990
CH611 53451 53517 Noted 14th April 1990

Images:

DMU

Date: 2nd May 1987

Set number: 456

53517 with 59168 and 53464 at Eastfield depot on the 2nd May 1987. Dennis Taylor.

DMU

Date: 3rd September 1989

Set number: CH611

CH611 M53517 + M53451 stabled on Chester Depot 3-9-89. Kevin Dowd.

DMU

Date: 26th December 1989

Set number: CH611

Class 104 53517, set number CH611, is seen stabled at Tyseley on 26.12.1989 in all over BR blue. On the right is M53124. Andy Cole.

DMU

Date: 6th January 1990

Set number: CH611

CH611 (53517 + 53451) at Chester with the 14:35 to Warrington Central on 6/1/90. Gazza Prescott.

DMU

Date: 15th February 1990

Set number: CH611

A rather tired looking Chester allocated Class 104 set CH611 comprising of 53517 + 53451 in Manchester Piccadilly's platform 1 with a local service, 15th February 1990. Andrew J Crowther.

DMU

Date: 12th November 1990

Set number: CH611

53517 in the scrapline at Chester, 12/11/90. Gazza Prescott.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 3rd August 1979

Blackpool North was a frequent haunt for Class 104s. In the station when this shot was taken on the 3rd August 1979 were 50524 + 59183 + 50475, 50504 + 59160 + 50452, 50477 + 59185 + 50529 and 50517 + 59173 + 50465. Robert Frise.

DMU

Date: 10th June 1988

Set number: 456

53464 + 59168 + (53517), working the 17:28 Cowdenbeath - Edinburgh on June 10, 1988, pass a Class 101 centre car stabled in the east end of Haymarket depot. Hamish Stevenson.

DMU

Date: 24th August 1988

Set number: 456

53464 + 59168 + 53517 (set 456) is working with a Class 101 on the 17:10 Edinburgh - Dunblane service on August 24, 1988, seen just after departure in Princes Street Gardens. Hamish Stevenson.

DMU

Date: 15th February 1990

Set number: CH611

A rather tired looking Chester allocated Class 104 DMU set CH611 comprising of 53451 + 53517 in Manchester Piccadilly's platform 1 with a local service, 15th February 1990. Andrew J Crowther.

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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