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Vehicle 59228


Class 104

BR Diagram 584

Builder: BRC&W
Type: Low Density
Length: 57ft
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: LMS
Lot Number: 30300
Diagram: 584

Allocations

26/11/58 New to 53B (Hull Botanic Gardens)
Jan-60Depot code change50C (Hull Botanic Gardens)
May-73Depot code changeBG (Hull Botanic Gardens)
w/e 24/01/76 Transferred to NR (Norwich)
w/e 24/02/80 Transferred to GF (South Gosforth)
w/e 15/06/80 Transferred to DN (Darlington)
w/e 17/08/80 Transferred to NH (Newton Heath)
Nov-80 Transferred to DY (Derby)
circa Sep-82 Transferred to BX (Buxton)
circa Jan-84 Stored U. BX (Buxton)
circa May-85 Reinstated BX (Buxton)
11/05/86 Transferred to NH (Newton Heath)
04/02/87 Transferred to AY (Ayr)
Mar-87 Transferred to ED (Eastfield)
02/10/88 Transferred to NH (Newton Heath)
31/03/89 Transferred to CP PSPX
p/e 21/07/90 Sector Change to PXXZ
11/01/91 Withdrawn from CP PXXZ

Notes

16th July 1988 - Last Trailer Brake car in service

19th June 1989 - Stored serviceable at Crewe Brook Sidings

1st July 1989 - Listed as withdrawn

19th October 1989 - Listed as withdrawn/out of use

12th October 1990 - Listed as condemned at Crewe Brook Sidings

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


50561 59207 59228 50582 As delivered to 53B - 26th November 1958
50571 59228 50581 Transfer to GF - w/e 24/02/80
Spare 59228 Listed at DY - circa Jun-82
BX487 53514 59228 53556 Listed at BX - circa Jul-85
BX487 53514 59228 53556 Noted 01/12/85
BX487 53514 59228 53556 Listed at BX - circa Dec-85
53504 59228 53556 Listed at Newton Heath - Summer 1986
457 53504 59228 53556 Formed at AY Feb-86
457 53504 59228 53556 Listed at ED - 23/03/87
457 53504 59228 53556 Listed at ED - Jan-88
457 53504 59228 53556 Listed at ED - 1st January 1988
457 53504 59228 53556 Listed at ED - 16th July 1988
457 53504 59228 53556 Listed at ED - circa August 1988
457 53504 59228 53556 Noted 16th August 1988
457 53504 59228 53556 Noted March 1989

Images:

DMU

Date: 7th May 1988

Class 104 centre car 59228 is seen in Edinburgh Waverley station on the 7th May 1988. Dennis Taylor.

DMU

Date: 19th February 2000

Class 104 TBS 59228 as it leaves storage at Crewe on the 19th February 2000. Frank Nicholas.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 9th April 1985

Set number: BX485

Buxton based BRC&W class 104 3 car dmu BX485 (M53514, M59228, M53556), climbs the 1-60 bank up towards Disley whilst working a Manchester Piccadilly-Buxton service. These units truly worked nationwide, but it was the Buxton route which they became synonymous with. 9th April 1985. Andrew J Crowther.

DMU

Date: 23rd February 1986

Set number: BX487

With Oxford Road showing on the blind, Buxton based BRC&W class 104 dmu BX487 (M53514, M59228, M53556) slows for the Chapel-en-le-Frith stop, with a Sunday working to Manchester Oxford Road on 23rd February 1986. This set was unique at Buxton for in it's formation was M59228 a TBSL one of only 14 built for the North Eastern Region 4 car sets it was the last of it's kind in service. Andrew J Crowther.

DMU

Date: 28th July 1986

53504 with 59228 and 53556 at Blackpool North station on the 28th July 1986. Dennis Taylor.

DMU

Date: 25th May 1987

Set number: 457

Class 104 set 457 enters Falkirk Grahamston station on May 25th 1987. Formed M53556 + M59228 + M53504, it is working the 20:31 to Glasgow Queen Street. Hamish Stevenson.

DMU

Date: 7th May 1988

Set number: 457

Set 457 heads out of Edinburgh Waverley on the 7th May 1988 formed 53504, 59228 and 53556 on the rear. Dennis Taylor.

DMU

Date: 7th May 1988

Set number: 457

53504, 59228 and 53556 in Edinburgh Waverley on the 7th May 1988. Dennis Taylor.

DMU

Date: 7th May 1988

Set number: 457

Class 104 set 457 (53556 + 59228 + 53504) emerges from the tunnel into Glasgow Queen Street station on the 7th May 1988. Dennis Taylor.

DMU

Date: 7th May 1988

Set number: 457

Class 104 set 457 (53556 + 59228 + 53504) emerges from the tunnel into Glasgow Queen Street station on the 7th May 1988. Dennis Taylor.

DMU

Date: April 1997

Seen at Crewe in April 1997, on the far right, are derelict Class 101 DTCL no. 54350, with Class 104 TBSL no. 59228 and Class 100 DTCL no. 977191 behind. In the middle is Class 304 unit no. 008 and on the left some graffiti-covered Class 308 vehicles. Robert Chilton.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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