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Vehicle 56109

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 50354 during this period are:

Sep-57 New to 5D (Stoke)
Jan-58 Transferred to 8E (Brunswick)
Jun-58 Transferred to 3C (Ryecroft)
Oct-58 On loan to 1E (Bletchley)
4w/e 27/12/58 Ex-loan back 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 56109:

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03/07/83 Withdrawn from LO (Longsight)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:

50354 56109 As delivered to 5D - September 1957
50354 56109 Noted 04/01/78



Date: 4th March 1967

M56109 leads this GRC&W twin set at Talerddig with the 3.45pm Aberystwyth - Shrewsbury service on March 4, 1967. Michael Mensing.


Date: unknown

56109 is one of many DMUs vehicles seen in Manchester Piccadilly. Undated. Ian Francis.


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