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Vehicle 50518 / 53518


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)
31/03/89 Transferred to CP PSPX
17/05/89 Withdrawn from CP PXXZ

Notes

10th October 1987 - Seen with no luggage racks

May 1989 - Seen with all luggage racks removed

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19th October 1989 - Listed as withdrawn/out of use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

50518 - original number
53518 - from Oct-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


50466 59174 50518 As delivered to 5B - 4w/e 28/12/57
53448 53518 Noted 14th April 1985
Spare 53518 Formation change - NH - Jan-86
53451 53518 Formation change - NH - circa Feb-86
53451 53518 Listed at Newton Heath - Summer 1986
53451 53518 Noted 10th October 1987
53451 53518 Listed at NH - 1st January 1988
N668 53451 53518 Listed at NH - March 1988
N668 53451 53518 Listed at NH - May 1988
N668 53451 53518 Listed at NH - May-88
N668 53451 53518 Noted circa Jul-88
N668 53451 53518 Listed at NH - 16th July 1988

Modifications

circa early 1975 - AWS fitted

Images:

DMU

Date: 20th February 1988

BRC&W Class 104 DMU M53518 + M53451 calls at Reddish South with the shuttle from Stockport to Stalybridge, a service that ran hourly, on the 20th February 1988. Andrew J Crowther.

DMU

Date: unknown

Set number: N668

53518 at Chester with the 21:28 to Manchester Piccadilly (set N668 also apparently comprised 53451), late '89 or 1990. Driver Atherton is ex-Northwich (8E). Gazza Prescott.

DMU

Date: 28th October 1990

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

DMU

Date: 25th November 1990

Set number: N668

M53518, M54179 at Vic Berrys, Leicester, 25-11-90. Kevin Dowd.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

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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