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Vehicle 59168


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 50460 during this period are:

4w/e 30/11/57 New to 5D (Stoke)
3w/e 30/04/66 Transferred to 9A (Longsight)
4w/e 04/02/67 Transferred to 9D (Newton Heath)

Allocations for 59168:

Jan-71 Listed at 9D (Newton Heath)
May-73Depot code changeNH (Newton Heath)
04/02/87 Transferred to AY (Ayr)
Mar-87 Transferred to ED (Eastfield)
02/10/88 Transferred to NH (Newton Heath)
13/11/88 Transferred to NL (Neville Hill) PWYX
p/e 07/10/89 Sector Change to PZQZ
08/12/89 Withdrawn from NL (Neville Hill) PZQZ

Notes

1st January 1988 - In blue & grey livery

1st July 1989 - Listed as withdrawn

19th October 1989 - Listed as withdrawn/out of use

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


50460 59168 50512 As delivered to 5D - 4w/e 30/11/57
53464 59168 53517 Listed at Newton Heath - Summer 1986
456 53464 59168 53517 Listed at ED - 23/03/87
456 53464 59168 52059 Noted July 1987
456 53464 59168 53517 Listed at ED - Jan-88
456 53464 59168 53517 Listed at ED - 1st January 1988
432 51992 59168 53517 Noted February 1988
456 53464 59168 53517 Noted 31st March 1988
456 53464 59168 53517 Listed at ED - 16th July 1988
456 53464 59168 53517 Listed at ED - circa August 1988
456 53517 59168 53454 Noted 16th August 1988
456 53464 59168 53517 Noted 16th August 1988
565 51463 59168 51533 Listed at NL - Feb-89
456 53464 59168 53517 Noted March 1989

Modifications

Dec-71 - Friction Control Springs Removed

Images:

DMU

Date: September 1990

Class 104 TS 59168 at Snailwell in September 1990. Surface Stock.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 2nd May 1987

Set number: 456

53517 with 59168 and 53464 at Eastfield depot on the 2nd May 1987. Dennis Taylor.

DMU

Date: 10th June 1988

Set number: 456

53464 + 59168 + (53517), working the 17:28 Cowdenbeath - Edinburgh on June 10, 1988, pass a Class 101 centre car stabled in the east end of Haymarket depot. Hamish Stevenson.

DMU

Date: 24th August 1988

Set number: 456

53464 + 59168 + 53517 (set 456) is working with a Class 101 on the 17:10 Edinburgh - Dunblane service on August 24, 1988, seen just after departure in Princes Street Gardens. Hamish Stevenson.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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