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Vehicle 56105

Class 100

BR Diagram 537

Builder: GRC&W
Type: Low-Density
Length: 57ft
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: LMS
Lot Number: 30279
Diagram: 537


LMR didn't publish trailer car details until late in 1968. Although not 100% reliable, if it is assumed that the trailers remained with the same power cars, the allocations for 50350 during this period are:

Sep-57 New to 5D (Stoke)
Jun-58 Transferred to 3C (Ryecroft)
Jun-60Depot code change21F (Ryecroft)
Sep-63Depot code change2G (Ryecroft)
3w/e 31/01/65 Transferred to 2H (Monument Lane)
3w/e 30/04/66 Transferred to 2G (Ryecroft)
3w/e 30/06/66 Transferred to 6A (Chester)

Allocations for 56105:

3w/e 30/03/69 Transferred to 9A (Longsight)
May-73Depot code changeLO (Longsight)
03/07/83 Withdrawn from LO (Longsight)

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:

50350 56105 As delivered to 5D - September 1957
50350 56105 Noted 24/05/80


circa Dec-72 - AWS fitted



Date: May 1981

A Class 100 DMU in Chester station, May 1981. This cab front appears to feature an unusual headlight arrangement, with the headcodes having been plated over and replaced by two central cut-outs - usually, replacement headlights were positioned above the buffers. Graeme Phillips Collection.


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