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Vehicle 59207


Class 104

BR Diagram 583

Builder: BRC&W
Type: Low Density
Length: 57ft
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: LMS
Lot Number: 30299
Diagram: 583

Allocations

26/11/58 New to 53B (Hull Botanic Gardens)
Jan-60Depot code change50C (Hull Botanic Gardens)
May-73Depot code changeBG (Hull Botanic Gardens)
2w/e 23/01/77 Transferred to NL (Neville Hill)
2w/e 03/07/77 Transferred to GF (South Gosforth)
w/e 06/07/80 Transferred to NH (Newton Heath)
04/02/83 Transferred to BX (Buxton)
19/03/89 Transferred to CH (Chester) PMSX
23/10/89 Withdrawn from CH (Chester) PZQZ

Notes

1st January 1988 - In blue & grey livery

8th September 1988 - Seen at Buxton depot, waiting for new wheelsets

11th October 1989 - Seen out of use at Chester depot

19th October 1989 - Listed as withdrawn/out of use

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


50561 59207 59228 50582 As delivered to 53B - 26th November 1958
50574 59207 59220 50577 Transfer to NL - 2w/e 23/01/77
50555 59224 59207 50570 Noted 24/05/80
50761 59207 50794 Noted 14/02/81
50794 59207 50761 Noted 14th February 1981 - part of 6-car Rossendale Farewell special
BX489 53932 59207 51569 Listed at BX - circa Jul-85
BX489 53932 59207 51569 Listed at BX - circa Dec-85
53932 59207 51569 Listed at Buxton - Summer 1986
BX373 53932 59207 51569 Listed at BX - May 1988
BX373 51569 59207 53932 Noted circa Jul-88
CH373 53932 59207 51569 Noted 23rd April 1989
CH373 53932 59207 51569 Noted 06/05/89

No images of the vehicle available.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 14th February 1981

The Rossendale Farewell railtour seen at Bury Bolton Street, formed of M50794 (105 DMC), M59207 (104 TS), M50761 (105 DMBS) and M50453 (104 DMBS), M59161 (104 TC), M50505 (104 DMC). 14/2/81. Andy Pullar.

DMU

Date: 20th November 1983

Set number: BX487

Class 104 DMU set BX487 (DMBS M53434 nearest camera, presumably with 59207 + 53424) waits at Manchester Piccadilly with a train for Buxton - 20/11/1983. 53A Models of Hull Collection.

DMU

Date: 1st April 1984

Set number: BX486

Blue-grey liveried set BX486 arrives into Manchester Piccadilly on the 1st April 1984. The formation is believed to be 53424 + 59207 + 53434. Dennis Taylor.

DMU

Date: circa 1985

Set number: BX489

Class 108 hybrid set BX489 is seen in Manchester Piccadilly station circa 1985. It is presumably formed 53932 + 59207 (Class 104) + 51569. John Law.

DMU

Date: 21st July 1985

Set number: BX489

BX489 (M51569 + M59207 + M53932) part of the Buxton allocation is a 1960 built Derby Lightweight dmu, with its class 104 TSL center car, passes through Buxworth cutting with the Summer Sundays only Buxton - New Mills Central-Buxton Peak Rail Ramber service, in this view heading back to Buxton. 21st July 1985. Andrew J Crowther.

DMU

Date: 29th March 1986

Set number: BX489

With "Excursion" on the blinds, set BX489 (51569, 59207 & 53932) is seen at Dewsbury on 29/3/86. Malcolm Clements.

DMU

Date: 6th May 1989

Set number: CH373

Class 108 set CH373 (M53932 + M59207 + M51569) is on 2H07, the 14:07 to Manchester Piccadilly, while N669 (M53528 + M59187 + M53454) waits to return to Piccadilly at 14:34 on 2T42, 6/5/89. Kevin Dowd.

DMU

Date: 30th August 1989

Set number: CH373

Set CH323 (presumably CH373 51569 + 59207 + 53932) approaches Llandudno Junction on the morning of Wednesday 30th August 1989. Colin Brooks.

DMU

Date: 9th December 1989

Set number: CH609

M53520, M53468, M53306, 53472, E53195, M59207, M53466, E53263, M53425, M59155, M59183, M59148, 53541 withdrawn at Chester station sidings, 9/12/89. Kevin Dowd.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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