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Vehicle 56164

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 50409 during this period are:

Aug-58 New to 5B (Crewe South)
4w/e 29/11/58 Transferred to 3C (Ryecroft)
4w/e 27/12/58 Transferred to 1C (Watford)
5w/e 31/01/59 Transferred to 3C (Ryecroft)
Jun-60Depot code change21F (Ryecroft)
Sep-63Depot code change2G (Ryecroft)
w/e 10/10/64 Transferred to 6A (Chester)
w/e 16/12/64 Transferred to 2G (Ryecroft)
w/e 07/01/67 Transferred to 6A (Chester)

Allocations for 56164:

Jan-71 Listed at 6A (Chester)
May-73Depot code changeCH (Chester)
Nov-82 Withdrawn from CH (Chester)

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:

50409 56164 As delivered to 5B - August 1958
CR207 50411 56164 Noted circa Jun-69


circa Jul-72 - AWS fitted



Date: 30th May 1978

Set number: CR207

Class 101, 103 and 108 vehicles stabled in Chester depot on May 30, 1978. The 103 DTC on the right is M56164, the 108 DTC beside it has a 103 DTC behind. Rex Holt.


Date: 21st October 1982

Chester depot, Right to Left; Class 103 DTCL 56164, Class 108, Swindon Class 120 DMBC 50739 21-10-82. On Tour With the Class 13 Army.


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