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Vehicle 59186

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


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 50478 during this period are:

4w/e 22/03/58 New to 5B (Crewe South)
Apr-58 Transferred to 18A (Toton)
4w/e 29/12/62 Transferred to 17A (Derby Etches Park)
Sep-63Depot code change16C (Derby Etches Park)
4w/e 09/10/65 Transferred to 9D (Newton Heath)

Allocations for 59186:

Jan-71 Listed at 9D (Newton Heath)
May-73Depot code changeNH (Newton Heath)
04/02/83 Transferred to BX (Buxton)
09/12/84 Withdrawn from BX (Buxton)

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:

50478 59186 50530 As delivered to 5B - 4w/e 22/03/58
50478 59186 50530 Noted 1st June 1958



Date: May 1964

A three-car Class 104 set is seen at Water Orton, East of Birmingham, in May 1964. The centre car is M59186 allocated at the time to 5B. Michael Mensing.

The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:


Date: 15th July 1984

Set number: BX495

Passenges alight from Derby class 108 set BX495 after its arrival at Buxton from Manchester. 15th July 1984. Class 104 M59186 is adjacent. Paul James.


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