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Vehicle 59160


Class 104

BR Diagram 582

Builder: BRC&W
Type: Low Density
Length: 57ft
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: LMS
Lot Number: 30295
Diagram: 582

Allocations

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 50452 during this period are:

w/e 05/10/57 New to 9A (Longsight)
Jan-58 Transferred to 5D (Stoke)
3w/e 30/04/66 Transferred to 9A (Longsight)
Jan-67 Transferred to 6A (Chester)
4w/e 04/02/67 Transferred to 9D (Newton Heath)

Allocations for 59160:

Jan-71 Listed at 9D (Newton Heath)
May-73Depot code changeNH (Newton Heath)
Dec-82 Withdrawn from NH (Newton Heath)

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


50452 59160 50504 As delivered to 9A - w/e 05/10/57
50452 59160 50504 Noted 03/08/79
50422 59160 50494 Noted 27th March 1982 - part of 8-car Bury Bolton St - Rawtenstall 'East Lancashire Phoenix' services

Modifications

Dec-71 - Friction Control Springs Removed

No images of the vehicle available.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 3rd August 1979

Blackpool North was a frequent haunt for Class 104s. In the station when this shot was taken on the 3rd August 1979 were 50524 + 59183 + 50475, 50504 + 59160 + 50452, 50477 + 59185 + 50529 and 50517 + 59173 + 50465. Robert Frise.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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