Type: Low Density
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: LMS
Lot Number: 30295
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 50447 during this period are:
|Sep-57||New to||5B (Crewe South)|
|Jan-58||Transferred to||5D (Stoke)|
|3w/e 30/04/66||Transferred to||2H (Monument Lane)|
|4w/e 05/11/66||Transferred to||16C (Derby Etches Park)|
|Jan-71||Listed at||16C (Derby Etches Park)|
|13/09/81||Transferred to||NH (Newton Heath)|
|circa Dec-83||Transferred to||BX (Buxton)|
|19/03/89||Transferred to||CH (Chester) PMSX|
|23/10/89||Withdrawn from||CH (Chester) PZQZ|
8th September 1988 - Seen at Buxton depot, waiting for new wheelsets
20th August 1989 - Part of 7-car 1T16 Chester - Trawsfynydd excursion and return consisting of M53516 + M53442 + M53531 + M53447 + M53925 + M59155 + M52039
3rd September 1989 - In 7-car set M51901 + M54231 - M51902 + M54485 - M53925 + M59155 + M52039 that formed 1T40 08:15 Dales Rail special from Stockport to Carlisle and return
22nd December 1989 - Hauled from Chester station sidings to Vic Berry's yard
|50447||59155||50499||As delivered to 5B - September 1957|
|EP471||50445||59155||50447||Noted circa Jun-69|
|EP474||50447||59155||50499||Noted circa Jun-69|
|BX496||51947||59155||52062||Listed at BX - circa Jul-85|
|BX496||51947||59155||52062||Listed at BX - circa Dec-85|
|51950||59155||52062||Listed at Buxton - Summer 1986|
|BX497||51950||59155||52062||Listed at BX - May 1988|
|51950||59155||52062||Noted circa Jul-88|
|CH371||53925||59155||52039||Noted 20th August 1989|
|CH371||53925||59155||52039||Noted 3rd September 1989|
|CH371||53925||59155||52039||Listed at CH - 14/10/89|
The Class 104 on the right consists of M53594 M59155 M53514, seen at Buxton on 16/04/1984, with set BX485 on the left. Graeme Phillips Collection.
BX496 a 3 car Buxton allocated Derby built class 108 dmu with a class 104 trailer car, comprising of M52062 + M59155 + M51947, climbs the 1-60 bank up towards Norbury Hollow level crossing with a Manchester Piccadilly - Buxton working, 4th November 1985. Andrew J Crowther.
Buxton allocated Derby built 1960 class 108 dmu BX496 (M52062 + M59155 + M51947) is seen at rest on it's home depot, 23rd November 1985. Andrew J Crowther.
With Disley showing on the blind, Buxton based Derby class 108 dmu BX496 with it's BRC&W center car (M51947 + M59155 + M52062) slows for the Chapel-en-le-Frith stop on 23rd February 1986. The line between Disley and Hazel Grove was closed every Sunday around this time for the construction of the Hazel Grove Cord. Andrew J Crowther.
CH371 (but with BX371 on a board in the window!) M53925 + M59155 + M52039 depart New Mills Newtown on the 08:22 Piccadlliy to Buxton, 13-5-89. Kevin Dowd.
CH371 M52039 + M59155 + M53925 and CH257 M54485 + M51902 and CH256 M54231 + M51901 on 1T40, the 08:15 Stockport to Carlisle special charter at Stockport on 3-9-89. Kevin Dowd.
M53520, M53468, M53306, 53472, E53195, M59207, M53466, E53263, M53425, M59155, M59183, M59148, 53541 withdrawn at Chester station sidings, 9/12/89. Kevin Dowd.