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Vehicle 50529 / 53529


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 28/02/58 New to 5B (Crewe South)
Apr-58 Transferred to 18A (Toton)
4w/e 29/12/62 Transferred to 17A (Derby Etches Park)
Sep-63Depot code change16C (Derby Etches Park)
4w/e 02/01/65 Transferred to 9D (Newton Heath)
May-73Depot code changeNH (Newton Heath)
Feb-84 Transferred to CW (Cricklewood)
10/05/87 Transferred to NH (Newton Heath)
14/05/89 Transferred to CH (Chester) PCHX
11/06/90 Withdrawn from CH (Chester) PZQZ

Notes

August 1988 - Seen with replacement engines

12th October 1990 - Listed as stored condemned, possibly at Derby depot

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50529 - original number
53529 - from Aug-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


50477 59185 50529 As delivered to 5B - w/e 28/02/58
50477 59185 50529 Noted 03/08/79
53421 53529 Listed at NH - 1st January 1988
53421 53529 Noted 12th March 1988
N661 53421 53529 Listed at NH - May 1988
N661 53421 53529 Listed at NH - May-88
N661 53421 53529 Noted June 1988
N661 53421 53529 Noted circa Jul-88
N661 53421 53529 Listed at NH - 16th July 1988
N661 53421 53529 Noted 6th August 1988
N661 53421 53529 Noted 26th November 1988
N661 53529 53421 Noted 12th April 1989
53977 53529 Noted 15th May 1989
CH605 53977 53529 Listed at CH - 1st July 1989
CH605 53977 53529 Noted 3rd September 1989
CH609 53977 53529 Noted 21st September 1989
CH605 53977 53529 Listed at CH - 14/10/89
CH605 53529 53977 Noted 30th November 1989 - Express Parcels service hauling a BG
CH605 53977 53529 Noted 9th February 1990
CH605 53529 53977 Noted 26th February 1990
CH605 53529 53977 Noted 27th February 1990
CH611 53451 53529 Noted 30th April 1990
CH611 53529 53451 Noted 3rd May 1990
CH611 53529 53451 Noted 4th May 1990
CH611 53451 53529 Listed at CH - mid May-90
CH611 53451 53529 Noted 19th May 1990 - in use on SVR during Diesel Weekend

Images:

DMU

Date: 14th May 1977

A 3-car Class 104 set led by M50529, the power cars carrying a white stripe but not the centre car, passes a Class 108 at Manchester Victoria on May 14, 1977. Rex Holt.

DMU

Date: 20th January 1986

A two-car Class 104 set, led by 53529, enters Walthamstow station with a Barking - Gospel Oak service on January 20, 1986. Michael Mensing.

DMU

Date: 29th September 1989

Set number: CH605

CH605 (M53529 + Class 108 M53977) have arrived at Manchester Piccadilly with the 12:14 ex-Sheffield, 29-9-89. Kevin Dowd.

DMU

Date: 9th February 1990

Set number: CH605

CH605 M53529 + M53977 with the 17:45 Holyhead to Crewe at Chester, 9-2-90. Kevin Dowd.

DMU

Date: unknown

Set number: CH611

CH611 (53529 + 53451) at Kidderminster on the Severn Valley Railway. Date unknown. Tom Clift.

DMU

Date: 30th April 1990

Set number: CH611

CH611 M53529 + M53451 waits to depart Llandudno with the 17:17 to Stalybridge, 30-4-90. Kevin Dowd.

DMU

Date: 4th May 1990

Set number: CH611

CH611 M53529 + M53451 arrive into Manchester Piccadilly ECS from Stockport CS, seen from CH610 M53447 (+ 53531) on 2H06, the 16:07 Man Piccadilly to Buxton, the last ever time a 104 worked to Buxton. 4th May 1990. Kevin Dowd.

DMU

Date: 2nd March 1991

Pile of DMU scrap, inc M53529's rear 3rd way up in mid) amid the RTC's 103 (Cab front above 53529) Mayer Parrys, Snailwell 2-3-91. Kevin Dowd.


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: 19th March 1988

53421 / 53529 are seen at Normanton on 19/3/88 while working the 15:43 Leeds - Sheffield. Stuart Mackay Collection.

DMU

Date: unknown

Set number: CH611

CH611 (M53451 + M53529) near Bewdley on the Severn Valley Railway. Date unknown. Tom Clift.

DMU

Date: 31st May 1990

Set number: CH611

CH611 M53451 + M53529 depart Chester 20 minutes late (both cars required water!) with the 14:19 to Helsby, 31-5-90. Kevin Dowd.

DMU

Date: 3rd February 1991

53451/50529 had been used as part of the DMU Auto-gear and carriage washing experiments. They are seen in the photograph at Etches Park on 3/2/91, days before leaving for Snailwell on the 12th. Kevin Dowd.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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