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Vehicle 50525 / 53525


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 22/02/58 New to 5B (Crewe South)
Apr-63 Transferred to 5D (Stoke)
3w/e 31/10/64 Transferred to 9D (Newton Heath)
May-73Depot code changeNH (Newton Heath)
circa Jan-84 Transferred to AY (Ayr) - cover for fire damaged vehicles
Feb-87 Withdrawn from AY (Ayr) - Officially 15/07/87

Notes

19th January 1984 - Seen in blue livery with white stripe

31st January 1984 - Seen with white stripe & first-class yellow band in blue livery

28th February 1984 - Seen with white stripe & first-class yellow band in blue livery

30th March 1984 - Seen with white stripe & first-class yellow band in blue livery

27th June 1984 - Seen carrying unit no. 104 while in 104 451

3rd February 1987 - Seen at Ayr depot

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50525 - original number
53525 - from Jan-84 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


50473 59181 50525 As delivered to 5B - 4w/e 22/02/58
50473 59181 50525 Transfer to 9D - 3w/e 31/10/64
53473 59789 53525 Noted 19th January 1984
104450 53452 59225 53525 Noted 31st January 1984
104451 53473 59559 53525 Listed at AY - 17/06/84
104451 53473 59559 53525 Noted 27th June 1984
104451 53473 59559 53525 Listed at AY - 25/03/85
104451 53473 59559 53525 Listed at Ayr - Summer 1986
104368 53491 59225 53525 Formed at AY circa Oct-86
51578 59571 53525 Noted 15th November 1986
104455 53598 59796 53525 Formation change - circa Dec-86 - 53525 replaced 53673

Images:

DMU

Date: 17th July 1984

Set number: 104

Another grey day at Kilwinning Stn, on the Largs line. A BRCW Class 104/Met-Camm hybrid (53525 closest) departs on 17/7/84. David Christie.

DMU

Date: 30th September 1984

Set number: 104

53525 on the rear of a Dunblane service at Falkirk Grahamston on the 30th September 1984. The centre car is presumably 59559 and the other power car is 53473, labeled set 104 451. Hamish Stevenson.

DMU

Date: 31st March 1985

Class 104 DMS SC53525 at Ayr depot on the 31st March 1985. Jerry Glover.

DMU

Date: 9th March 1986

Set number: 104

A DMU line-up in Haymarket depot on March 9, 1986. On the left is a Class 107, in the middle 101307 (presumably with 53189 closest) and on the right a Class 104 with 53525 closest. Hamish Stevenson.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 30th September 1984

Set number: 104451

53473 leads 104 451 into Falkirk Grahamston station with a Dunblane service on the 30th September 1984. The rear car is 53525, the centre car is probably 59559. Hamish Stevenson.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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