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Vehicle 56160 / 975228

Class 103

BR Diagram 645

Builder: Park Royal
Type: Low-Density
Length: 57ft
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: LMS
Lot Number: 30287
Diagram: 645


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 50405 during this period are:

2w/e 14/06/58 New to 9A (Longsight)
4w/e 29/11/58 Transferred to 3C (Ryecroft)
Jun-60Depot code change21F (Ryecroft)
Sep-63Depot code change2G (Ryecroft)
w/e 07/01/67 Transferred to 6A (Chester)

Allocations for 56160:

Jan-71 Listed at 6A (Chester)
28/02/71 Withdrawn from 6A (Chester)

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

56160 - original number
975228 - from Feb-71 (departmental stock)

Department Use as DB975228

CCE Viaduct Inspection Unit From 2/71 to 7/78.

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:

50405 56160 As delivered to 9A - June 1958

No images of the vehicle available.

The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:


Date: 4th August 1974

Park Royal DMU M50397 & DB975228 (M56160) at Long Rock, Penzance - 4th August, 1974. Arnie Furniss.


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