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Vehicle 50475 / 53475 / 977342


Class 104

BR Diagram 556

Builder: BRC&W
Type: Low Density
Length: 57ft
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: LMS
Engines: Leyland 150hp
Transmission: Mechanical
Lot Number: 30293
Diagram: 556

Allocations

4w/e 22/02/58 New to 5B (Crewe South)
May-58 Transferred to 3E (Monument Lane)
4w/e 29/11/58 Transferred to 18A (Toton)
4w/e 29/12/62 Transferred to 17A (Derby Etches Park)
Sep-63Depot code change16C (Derby Etches Park)
4w/e 02/01/65 Transferred to 9D (Newton Heath)
May-73Depot code changeNH (Newton Heath)
Oct-85 To departmental stock HQ (RTC-D)
1988 Withdrawn from HQ (RTC-D)

Notes

11th December 1988 - Seen stripped ready for cutting in Vic Berry's yard

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50475 - original number
53475 - from Oct-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)
977342 - from Mar-86 (departmental stock)

Department Use as ADB977342

Carriage Washing Test Coach From 11/85 to 1988.

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


50475 59183 50527 As delivered to 5B - 4w/e 22/02/58
50475 59183 50524 Noted 03/08/79
N675 53425 53475 Noted 8th September 1988

Images:

DMU

Date: 15th March 1986

M53475 at Derby RTC, where it spent a short spell apparently as a carriage washing test coach, later renumbered ADB977342. Taken on the 15th March 1986. Ian Francis.

DMU

Date: 11th December 1988

ADB977342 (ex-M53475) at Vic Berrys, Leicester on 11-12-88. Kevin Dowd.

DMU

Date: 11th December 1988

ADB977342 (ex-M53475) at Vic Berrys, Leicester on 11-12-88. Kevin Dowd.

DMU

Date: 18th December 1988

ADB977342 (ex-M53475) at Vic Berrys, Leicester on 18th December 1988. Kevin Dowd.


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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