50420

Delivered April 1957 to Longsight. Withdrawn May 1986 from Newton Heath.

1957
1957

M50420/M59132/M50424 at Cleobury Mortimer for official photographs (British Railways)

1957
1957

M50420/M59132/M50424 Cleobury Mortimer (Chris Heaven Collection)

1/8/1981
1/8/1981

M50420 Kirkham North Junction. Blackpool North-Manchester Victoria (Martyn Hilbert)

10/3/1984
10/3/1984

M53420, M53948, M51906, M53514 & M51909 inside Longsight North shed (David Ingram)

13/1/1985
13/1/1985

BX480 calling at Stockport, platform 2. From the set number and date we suggest that this is M53420 (John Marow)

27/1/1985
27/1/1985

M53420/M59152/M53474 pass Furness Vale with a Buxton-Manchester Piccadilly service (Andrew Crowther)

50421

Delivered April 1957 to Longsight. Withdrawn May 1989 from Newton Heath.

5/4/64
5/4/64

M50421 leads two 3-car sets past Lyme Park (Disley) working the 16:30 Manchester Piccadilly - Buxton. This location is now lost to vegetation growth (Michael Mensing)

5/8/1982
5/8/1982

M50421/59142/50487 Chapel-en-le-Frith (Pete Wilcox)

1982
1982

M50421 Buxton (Chris Lemon)

21/7/1984
21/7/1984

BX481 M53421 stands in the bay at Stalybridge, alongside 40135 which was working 1M79 Scarborough-Liverpool (Chris McKee)

26/1/1985
26/1/1985

M53421/M59148/M53487 arrive into Manchester Piccadilly with a service from Buxton (Andrew Crowther)

2/3/1985
2/3/1985

M53421/M59148/M53487 New Mills Newtown (Chris Lemon)

18/6/1985
18/6/1985

BX481 stands in Buxton's platform 1 leading a 6-car set. 31289 lurks behind. The leading vehicle is thought to be M53421 (Paul James)

28/9/1985
28/9/1985

BX481 (left) & BX482 (right) at Buxton. Based on the set numbers the vehicles are believed to be M53421 & M53507 respectively (Dave Sallery)

13/10/1985
13/10/1985

M53421 (BX481) Buxton, with Class 108 53958 alongside (M Headley)

22/12/1985
22/12/1985

M53421/M59148/M53487 (BX481) Norbury Crossing (Andrew)

Undated
Undated

M53421 Blackburn, working a service to Manchester Victoria (Richard Buckley)

25/1/1986
25/1/1986

M53421 Eastleigh (Carl Watson)

50422

Delivered May 1957 to Longsight. Withdrawn September 1985 from Newton Heath, then in departmental use until November 1986.

8/1973
8/1973

Thought to be M50422 at Morcambe (Chris McKee)

2/8/1974
2/8/1974

M50422/M59148/50426, borrowed from Buxton working an Oldham Mumps-Manchester service through Dean Lane (Ken Walker)

4/1981
4/1981

M50422 at the head of a standard 3-car set, stabled in the centre road at Buxton (BRCW Collection)

50423

Delivered May 1957 to Longsight. Withdrawn January 1984 from Newton Heath.

5/1957
5/1957

An official photo of M50423/M59135/M50427 at Cleobury Mortimer (British Railways)

5/1957
5/1957

An official photo of M50423's cab end at Cleobury Mortimer (British Railways)

5/1957
5/1957

An official photo of some of M50423's underframe equipment at Cleobury Mortimer (British Railways)

26/9/1960
26/9/1960

M50423 near Harecastle tunnels, working the 13:15 Manchester London Road-Birmingham New Street (Michael Mensing)

26/11/1969
26/11/1969

M50423 arriving into Furness Vale (mollyschace)

31/7/1975
31/7/1975

M50431/M59139/M50483 (left) & M50423/M59135/M50427 (right) at Stockport working services to Manchester Piccadilly (left) & Whaley Bridge (right) (Mike Thompson)

50424 The "Mexican Bean"

Delivered April 1957 to Longsight. Withdrawn April 1988 from Eastfield.

1957
1957

M50423/M59132/M50420 Cleobury Mortimer (Chris Heaven Collection)

20/4/1957
20/4/1957

M50424 departing Stockport Edgeley with the 14:30 Manchester - Buxton service (J W Sutherland)

Undated
Undated

M50424 passes Crewe on an excursion working

2/1/1979
2/1/1979

M50424 calls at Stockport on a Buxton-Manchester Piccadilly service (Hugh Searle)

1981
1981

M50424/M59???/M50434 stabled at Buxton, with Class 128 M55989 on the left (Lee Brown)

11/8/1983
11/8/1983

M53424 (BX487) Buxton (Steven Brindley)

1/4/1984
1/4/1984

M53424 (BX486) Piccadilly (Dennis Taylor)

2/5/1985
2/5/1985

SC53424 (104325) and 104367 stabled on Eastfield Depot (spannerman37025)

11/5/1985
11/5/1985

SC53424/SC53434 (104325) Oban (Pete Renaut)

2/7/1985
2/7/1985

104325 SC53424/SC53434 at Oban with an Oban-Crianlarich run (Neil Smith)

10/1985
10/1985

SC53424/SC53434 at Oban (Chris Lemon)

Undated
Undated

SC53424/SC53434 at Taynuilt. The small "Scottie Dog" logos suggests this may be the 1985 season (Roy Jackson)

50425

Delivered April 1957 to Longsight. Withdrawn October 1989 from Chester.

19/4/1975
19/4/1975

M50425/M59133/M50421 Stockport (David Gray)

12/8/1978
12/8/1978

M50425 Derby Litchurch Lane (M Best)

22/4/1983
22/4/1983

M50425/M50439 & 51201/54347 Helsby (Graham Walker)

24/3/1984
24/3/1984

53425/53429 atBedford St Johns (Gary Thornton)

24/3/1984
24/3/1984

53425/53429 atBedford St Johns (Gary Thornton)

24/3/1984
24/3/1984

53425/53429 atBedford St Johns (Gary Thornton)

50426

Delivered May 1957 to Longsight. Withdrawn December 1984 from Buxton following collision damage at Longsight.

22/7/1983
22/7/1983

BX480 M53426/M59152/M53474 passing Dinting on a Peak hours only Hadfield-Manchester Piccadilly working (Andrew Crowther)

3/8/1983
3/8/1983

M53426 at Edge Hill working the 12:45 Liverpool-Manchester Victoria (Eddie Holden)

1984
1984

M53426 (BX480) stabled at Longsight, not long before its collision (Lee Brown)

2/1985
2/1985

Thought to be M53426 just before being scrapped on site at Longsight following a collision with a parcels van (Jake Atkinson)

50427

Delivered May 1957 to Longsight. Withdrawn March 1989 from Newton Heath.

27/8/1978
27/8/1978

M50427 Heaton Norris Junction (Hugh Searle)

6/1984
6/1984

M53427 (BX492) Warrington Central (Bill Roberts)

21/7/1984
21/7/1984

An originally unidentified vehicle at Ashburys, thought to be M53427 based on the front end features. Working the 10:13 New Mills Central-Manchester Piccadilly (David Rostance)

1/9/1984
1/9/1984

M53427/M59183/M53459 Doncaster (Carl Watson)

8/9/1984
8/9/1984

M53427 (BX492) at York after working a Stoke-York Adex

27/9/1984
27/9/1984

M53427 (BX492) at Buxton with a Manchester service (Paul James)

50428

Delivered May 1957 to Longsight. Withdrawn January 1986 from Newton Heath.

28/9/1963
28/9/1963

M50428 Newchapel. 16:18 Macclesfield-Wolverhampton High Level (Michael Mensing)

4/1967
4/1967

M50428 Harrogate. Bradford-Harrogate service (David Ford)

5/1982
5/1982

M50428 Far Curve (Roger Sutcliffe)

Undated
Undated

50(3)428 is on the right, at Liverpool Lime Street in the early 1980's on a Manchester Victoria working. The left hand set is working all stations to Wigan North Western (Huw Rowlands)

3/6/1983
3/6/1983

M53428 at Preston arriving ECS to form 15:38 Preston-Ormskirk (Brian McDevitt)

24/11/1984
24/11/1984

53428/59256/53451 Manchester Victoria (Chris lemon)

50429

Delivered June 1957 to Longsight. Withdrawn December 1991 from Old Oak Common.

c1969
c1969

A technically undated photo of M50429 which was published in the 1970 Ian Allan combined volume. The 4-character number in the window suggests the vehicle has either recently worked, or is preparing to work, an empty coaching stock portion of an excursion (ABC)

2/5/1983
2/5/1983

M53429 leads set BX484 into Stockport, whilst working 1Z26, a Buxton-Didcot special (Robert Purcell)

8/6/1983
8/6/1983

M50429 leads a Class 110 unit at Eastwood (Todmorden) forming the 12:29 Leeds to Southport (2M92) (David Ingram)

24/4/1984
24/4/1984

M53429 (BX482) Manchester Piccadilly (Dennis Taylor)

7/1985
7/1985

M53429 (BX482) Buxton (Martin Brown)

7/12/1985
7/12/1985

M53429 (BX482) Tyseley Carriage Sidings (Andy Cole)

1985
1985

M53429 Buxton Depot (Les Pett)

Undated
Undated

BX482 working the Buxton Line (Roy Jackson)

22/5/1986
22/5/1986

M53429 Manchester Piccadilly (BrianHancock)

1986
1986

BX482 M53429/M59195/M53507 stands at Manchester Oxford Road having arrived with a service from Buxton (Huw Rowlands)

Undated
Undated

BX482 M53429 at Manchester Piccadilly (Mike Bunker)

4/3/1987
4/3/1987

M53429/M53507 Stockport (Hugh Searle)

50430

Delivered June 1957 to Longsight. Withdrawn July 1986 from Ayr.

30/5/1983
30/5/1983

M53430/M59187/M54391/M53424/M59207/M53434 stabled in the centre road at Aberystwyth, having worked a Buxton-Aberystwyth exursion (Steven Clements)

8/1983
8/1983

M50430 Fylde Junction (53A Models of Hull Collection)

25/2/1984
25/2/1984

BX483 (thought to be M53430/M59187/M53491) stands at Cheddleton with an NSRC Oakamoor "reopening special" (Tom Waterhouse)

25/2/1984
25/2/1984

BX483 (thought to be M53430/M59187/M53491) stands at Cheddleton with an NSRC Oakamoor "reopening special" (Tom Waterhouse)

25/2/1984
25/2/1984

BX483 (thought to be M53430/M59187/M53491) passes the closed Kingsley & Froghall station with an NSRC Oakamoor "reopening special" (Tom Waterhouse)

1984
1984

Possibly M53430, departing Birmingham International on a Motor Show Special (Huw Rowlands)

50431

Delivered June 1957 to Longsight. Withdrawn June 1990 from Chester.

4/1967
4/1967

M50431/M59148/M50491 Birmingham Snow Hill (Hugh Llewelyn)

31/7/1975
31/7/1975

M50431/M59139/M50483 (left) & M50423/M59135/M50427 at Stockport working Manchester Piccadilly & Whaley Bridge services respectively (Mike Thompson)

20/1/1985
20/1/1985

BX484 M53431/M59137/M53496 at a snowy Bankend (New Mills) on a Manchester Piccadilly-Buxton working (Andrew Crowther)

4/8/1985
4/8/1985

M53431/M59137/M53496 (BX484) Longsight (Hugh Searle)

9/11/1985
9/11/1985

Thought to be M53431, making a smokey departure on the 10:23 Saturday only Buxton-Manchester Piccadilly (David Rostance)

27/11/1985
27/11/1985

M53431 at Buxton with 37169 & 37080 looking on (David Rostance)

2/3/1986
2/3/1986

M53431/M59137/M53496 (BX484) Disley on a terminating service. Terminated due to Sunday engineering works further down the line (Hazel Grove chord construction). Passengers will now cross over and board the GMT "standard" waiting on the A6 to take them to Hazel Grove (Andrew)

3/5/1986
3/5/1986

M53431 calls at Hellifield with the 15.10 special to Manchester, providing a connection off the diverted Glasgow-Harwich "European" (John Armistead)

21/3/1987
21/3/1987

M53431 westbound at Hebden Bridge (Neil Harvey)

18/4/1987
18/4/1987

M53431 at Blackpool North having arrived with a service from Manchester Victoria (Terry Callaghan)

3/5/1987
3/5/1987

M53431/M53512 stabled at Croft Street Sidings, Preston (Martyn Hilbert)

Undated
Undated

M53431/M53512 Stockport (Ken Walker)

50432

Delivered June 1957 to Longsight. Withdrawn July 1984 from Buxton.

5/3/1967
5/3/1967

Guard Sabino Bellicoso waves off the last ever train from Buxton's Midland station from M50432 (Buxton Advertiser)

5/3/1967
5/3/1967

Interior of M50432 on the 21:16 Buxton Midland-Millers Dale, the last train on the branch (Buxton Advertiser)

18/9/1982
18/9/1982

M50432 (BX485) Manchester Piccadilly. Note the non-standard orange door cards (Chris Lemon)

18/2/1984
18/2/1984

M53432 (BX485) Hunts Cross (Paul James)

15/7/1984
15/7/1984

M53432 (BX485) Buxton (Paul James)

27/8/1984
27/8/1984

M53432 (BX485) alongside a Class 108 at Buxton (Kevin Cooke)

50433

Delivered June 1957 to Longsight. Withdrawn March 1986 from Newton Heath following collision damage at Preston.

Undated
Undated

M50433 Stockport (John Dixon)

27/5/1969
27/5/1969

M50433 Buxton (Howard Sprenger)

5/1978
5/1978

A fascinating view of M50433, outside Swindon Works part way through a cab rebuild, no doubt as part of a routine but major overhaul (BRCW Collection)

5/6/1980
5/6/1980

M50433 stands at at all BR blue Manchester Piccadilly (David Russon)

1982
1982

M53433 stands at Manchester Victoria before departing on an Oldham & Rochdale service. 08675 lurks alongside (Lee Brown)

14/3/1985
14/3/1985

M53433 Colne (Jon Piesing)

50434 The "Mexican Bean"

Delivered July 1957 to Crewe North. Withdrawn April 1988 from Eastfield.

26/11/1978
26/11/1978

M50434 Manchester Piccadilly (Hugh Searle)

17/4/1981
17/4/1981

M50434/M59132/M50424 stand at Swindon Works at the rear of 19 shop for attention (Garry Stroud)

2/5/1983
2/5/1983

M53434 (BX487) at Didcot with an excursion from Buxton (J W Sutherland)

20/11/1983
20/11/1983

M53434 (BX487) Manchester Piccadilly (John Turner)

1983
1983

M53434 (BX487) Ardwick (Tony Walmsley)

1/4/1984
1/4/1984

M53434 (BX486) Piccadilly (Dennis Taylor)

50435

Delivered July 1957 to Longsight. Withdrawn February 1984 from Buxton.

26/4/1977
26/4/1977

M50435 sits on the left in Buxton's platform 2. Meanwhile M50482/M59145 are stabled in platfiorm 1 (Andy Harris)

12/12/1981
12/12/1981

M50435/M59145/M50427 pass a snowy Hazel Grove on a Buxton service, with a Class 304 in the background (Graham Ashworth)

50436

Delivered July 1957 to Crewe South. Withdrawn August 1985 from Newton Heath.

1958
1958

M50436 Manchester London Road (Stewart Mackay Collection)

11/7/1978
11/7/1978

M50436/M59195/M50480 arrive into Manchester Piccadilly working the 16:49 from Whaley Bridge (P G Bennett)

4/7/1980
4/7/1980

A London Midland 3-car set formed M50436/M59???/M50506 has strayed onto the Eastern region, presumably on an excursion working due to the presence of the 1Z12 headcode in the front window. It is seen departing York, possibly ECS having worked the excursion, due to the lack of passengers visible in the windows (David Hardy)

21/9/1981
21/9/1981

M50436/M59141/M50488 Leeds (John Carter)

Undated
Undated

This unidentified vehicle departing Whaley Bridge is thought to be M50436 (David-Johnstone)

Undated
Undated

An unidentified vehicle at Manchester Victoria in the 1980's, possibly M50430 (Graeme Phillips)

50437

Delivered July 1957 to Longsight. Withdrawn January 1992 from Old Oak Common and later preserved by the BRCW Group.

1981
1981

M50437 Buxton (53A Models of Hull Collection)

4/7/1984
4/7/1984

M53437/M53479 Leytonstone High Road. 18:30 Barking-Gospel Oak (TOPticl-Digital-Memories)

20/1/1986
20/1/1986

M53437/M53501 arrive into Leytonstone High Road working the 13:30 Barking-Gospel Oak (Michael Mensing)

20/1/1986
20/1/1986

M53437/M53501 depart Walthamstow on a Gospel Oak-Barking service (Michael Mensing)

20/1/1986
20/1/1986

M53437/M53501 arriving into Blackhorse Road on a Gospel Oak-Barking service (Michael Mensing)

1/1/1988
1/1/1988

L701 53437/53479 stabled at Old Oak Common, adjacent to a rake of HST barrier vehicles (Michael Collins)

29/2/1988
29/2/1988

L701 M53437/M53479 stands at Windsor & Eton Central (Malcolm Clements)

29/2/1988
29/2/1988

L701 M53437/M53479 stands at Windsor & Eton Central (Malcolm Clements)

2/3/1988
2/3/1988

L701 (M53437) stands at Slough (Malcolm Clements)

2/3/1988
2/3/1988

Side detail of L701 (M53437) at Slough (Malcolm Clements)

3/6/1989
3/6/1989

53437/53479 (L701) St Pancras (Alan Wass)

23/8/1989
23/8/1989

L701 53437/53479 at Gospel Oak (Martyn Sanders)

50438

Delivered July 1957 to Longsight. Withdrawn July 1974 from Newton Heath following collision damage.

Undated
Undated

M50438 near Stockport

16/2/1974
16/2/1974

M50438 at Caftan Junction during its last year of service before being withdrawn following a collision (William Rapp Photo, Rapp Collection, Barriger Library at UMSL)

50439

Delivered July 1957 to Longsight. Withdrawn January 1990 from Chester.

Undated
Undated

M50439, in the short lived early blue livery, possibly at Newton Heath (Mike Boakes Collection)

8/75
8/75

M50439/M59147/M50487 are seen departing Manchester Piccadilly with a Whaley Bridge service. The guard has omitted to remove the tail lamp from the inbound working (Hugh Llewelyn)

8/1982
8/1982

An unidentified vehicle leading a 6-car formation into Victoria past Manchester Exchange. M5043X can be made out on the photo, so vehicle is presumed to be M50439 as that was the only vehicle in the M50430-439 range which was allocated to Newton Heath at the time (Hugh Llewelyn)

Undated
Undated

M53439 Preston (Steven Brindley)

29/5/1984
29/5/1984

M53439/M53425 at Bedford working the 18:25 Bedford-Bletchley (Geoffrey Tribe)

30/6/1984
30/6/1984

M53439/M53425 Bedford, 06:48 Bletchley-Bedford (Alan Wass)