50440

Delivered July 1957 to Longsight. Withdrawn August 1982 from Buxton following fire damage at Doncaster Works.

2/1968
2/1968

A lovely shot of M50440 still in very original condition but carrying the earlier version of the BR blue livery with half yellow warning panel. Interestingly the non smoking seating in the front compartment appears to have been upholstered in a different colour to smoking further back. The 3-car set is stabled between duties at Derby and the rearmost (DMCL) car still carries green livery (Norman Browne)

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50441

Delivered August 1957 to Buxton. Withdrawn May 1969 from Newton Heath.

19/8/1957
19/8/1957

M50441/M59149/M50493 on its delivery run to Buxton passing the Down Relief platform at Hawthorns Halt, just before Handsworth Junction on the GW main line a few miles north of the BRCW factory (Mike Hollick Collection)

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20/3/61
20/3/61

M50441, sporting a very dirty white cab roof dome, arriving into Manchester Piccadilly

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50442

Delivered August 1957 to Stoke-on-Trent. Withdrawn May 1990 from Chester.

Undated
Undated

(Mike Boakes Collection)

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5/1982
5/1982

50518, 51939 & 50442 Newton Heath (Chris Lemon)

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29/9/1982
29/9/1982

M50442/M50494 Castleton (David Ingram)

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8/6/1987
8/6/1987

M53442 rubbing shoulders with 150238 at Manchester Victoria (C Bruce)

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1987
1987

N664 M53442/M53516 stabled at Newton Heath depot (spannerman37025)

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13/5/1988
13/5/1988

M53442/M53516 (N664) Stalybridge (John Carter)

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50443

Delivered August 1957 to Buxton. Withdrawn September 1989 from Newton Heath.

8/1975
8/1975

M50443/M59140/M50523 Manchester Victoria, on an ECS to form a Blackpool service (Hugh Llewelyn)

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19/5/1984
19/5/1984

M53443 Manchester Victoria (Dennis Taylor)

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9/6/1984
9/6/1984

M53443/M53493 Bolton. Manchester Victoria-Blackburn service (Don Gatehouse)

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1984
1984

M53443 Preston (Andrew Goodson)

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22/7/1985
22/7/1985

M53443/M53493 departs Bradford Interchange (John Carter)

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22/2/1986
22/2/1986

M53443/M53493 pass Clifton Junction (David Ingram)

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50444

Delivered September 1957 to Crewe South. Withdrawn August 1990 from Newton Heath.

8/1980
8/1980

Thought to be M50444 (ID uncertain) at Derby, leading a 6-car formation (TOPticl Digital Memories)

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28/9/1980
28/9/1980

M50444/M59155/M50502 Nottingham. 12:40 to Derby (Alan Wass)

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Undated
Undated

M53444 Preston (Andrew Goodson)

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Undated
Undated

M53444 (Hugh Llewelyn)

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8/9/1985
8/9/1985

M53444/59206/53500 Nottingham H.S working ECS (Alan Wass)

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1985
1985

M53444/M59206 leaves Wellingboro (John Goosdale)

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50445

Delivered September 1957 to Crewe South. Withdrawn September 1985 from Newton Heath.

8/9/1971
8/9/1971

M50445/M59159/M50499 Derby (Jim Hardwick)

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8/9/1971
8/9/1971

M50498/M59165/M50446/M50447/M59155/M50496 (left) & M50445/M59159/M50499 (right) Derby (Jim Hardwick)

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Undated
Undated

M50445, still largely in original condition, probably during the 1970's (Graham Clark)

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23/7/1980
23/7/1980

M50445/M59156/M50500, 16:40 departure from Leicester to Cambridge (Kevin Redwood)

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2/3/1985
2/3/1985

M53445/52053 Manchester Victoria (Chris Lemon)

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50446 Experimental Single-engine Conversion

Delivered September 1957 to Crewe South. Converted to single-engine February 1982.

4/1967
4/1967

M50446/M59146/M50489 Birmingham New Street (Hugh Llewelyn)

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Undated
Undated

An unidentified vehicle (left) at Leicester. This is a blown up & cropped image of another subject but appears to show a class 104 with a full yellow end. The number seems to end in 46 suggesting M50446 (Dave Wharton Collection)

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3/75
3/75

M50446, working as part of set TS414, at Erdington leading a 3-car formation (Michael Mensing)

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2/5/1983
2/5/1983

EXP DM 352 M78851 stands at Crewe (David Russon)

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6/10/1983
6/10/1983

M78851 at a dark Guide Bridge with a Marple-Manchester Piccadilly service (Lee Brown)

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15/1/1984
15/1/1984

M78851/M78601 (EXP.DM.352.) Longsight TMD (David Ingram)

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50447

Delivered September 1957 to Crewe South. Withdrawn March 1992 from Chester and later preserved by the BRCW Group.

19/6/1976
19/6/1976

EP483 M50447 at Nottingham's platform 4, running with Class 120 vehicles (John Woolley)

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7/1976
7/1976

M50447 Nottingham, Derby-Lincoln service (Bill Ford)

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7/5/1977
7/5/1977

M50447 Newark Castle, Crewe-Lincoln service (David Hayes)

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Undated
Undated

Set EP474 at Nottingham on a Crewe-Lincoln working. If records are correct, then "EP474" should be formed M50447/M59155/M50499 (David Ford)

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17/6/1978
17/6/1978

M50447 at Wivenhoe, during a strange period when it was on loan to Colchester depot, normally residing at Derby (Rail Online)

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6/12/1980
6/12/1980

M50447/M59152/M50496 Derby, Derby-Matlock service (Martin Tasker)

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50448

Delivered September 1957 to Crewe South. Withdrawn March 1986 from Newton Heath.

1/9/1973
1/9/1973

Staff examine the catch-point near a derailed 104 DMBS. The photographer recorded the other half of the set being towed away (M50500), so the vehicle here is M50448 provided the set was still in original formation at this time which is likely - they had been reallocated to Derby together five months previously (Nigel Tout)

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13/4/1981
13/4/1981

M50448 Derby, Platform 4 (John Woolley)

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10/1981
10/1981

M53448 at Blackpool North, with a Blackpool North-Manchester Victoria service. The set was in an unusual platform for this particular service (Lee Brown)

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4/1984
4/1984

M53448 Clifton Junction (Paul Williams)

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9/6/1984
9/6/1984

Thought to be M53448, working 07:36 Blackburn-Manchester Victoria through Bolton (David Rostance)

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16/8/1984
16/8/1984

M53448/M53503 Leeds (53A Models of Hull Collection)

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50449

Delivered October 1957 to Buxton. Withdrawn July 1984 from Buxton.

5/58
5/58

A very early view of M50449, less than a year old, at Milnewton. If the destination blind is to be believed, the set is headed for Birmingham New Street (Michael Mensing)

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29/3/1970
29/3/1970

Set EP476 at Newark Castle. Identification as M50449 is very uncertain, however we assume it may be M50449 based on a record showing set EP476 being formed M50449/M59157/M50788 11 months previously in April 1969 (mollyschase)

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50450

Delivered October 1957 to Longsight. Withdrawn March 1986 from Newton Heath.

c1965
c1965

A delightfully rare study of M50450 standing in Manchester Piccadilly station during the green era (Gordon Edgar)

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31/3/1973
31/3/1973

In the middle road of Leicester Midland station before rebuilding (Nigel Tout)

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3/3/75
3/3/75

M50450 (left) on the rear of a departing train at Hinckley, the 15:28 Birmingham New Street-Cambridge (Michael Mensing)

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2/5/1983
2/5/1983

M53450/M53517 Miles Platting (Chris Lemon)

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19/4/1984
19/4/1984

M53450/M59187/M53491 standing at Manchester Piccadilly. Also visible is M59608M/M59508M/M59406M (far left), M78601/M78851 (left) & E52096/E59824/E59773/E52089 (right) (Keith Long)

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25/6/1984
25/6/1984

M53450/M53517 Llandudno (C G Burrell)

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50451

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

8/10/1962
8/10/1962

M50451 in original condition at Nuneaton Trent Valley, with 48753 heading north (Geoff Dowling)

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5/7/80
5/7/80

M50451 heads a 6-car formation into Southport, with a working from Manchester Victoria. With the now demolished toffee factory on Virginia Street as a backdrop and with almost new Class 507's stabled in the sidings (Martyn Hilbert)

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26/4/1982
26/4/1982

M53451 Manchester Victoria, working an Oldham Loop service (Geoff Dowling)

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20/3/1984
20/3/1984

M53451/M53490 Bolton East Junction (David Ingram)

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9/6/1984
9/6/1984

M53451 at Llandrindod Wells working a Rail Rambler excursion to Swansea (Steven Brindley)

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27/10/1984
27/10/1984

M53451 at Leeds (Andy Cole)

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26/4/1986
26/4/1986

M53451/M53518 at Burscough Bridge working Southport-Manchester Victoria (Martyn Hilbert)

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26/4/1986
26/4/1986

M53451 at Burscough Bridge on a Southport-Manchester Victoria service (Martyn Hilbert)

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10/1/1987
10/1/1987

M53451/M53518 Stockport (Hugh Searle)

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15/2/1987
15/2/1987

M53451/M53518 stabled at Longsight depot (Hugh Searle)

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13/3/1987
13/3/1987

M53451 Manchester Victoria (Steve Kemp)

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Undated
Undated

M53451 at an unknown location (Alan Monk)

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50452

Delivered October 1957 to Longsight. Withdrawn May 1986 from Ayr.

6/1984
6/1984

Edinburgh Waverley. The ID of this vehicle is uncertain, whilst thought to be 53452, it could be 53473 (Alistair Ness)

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14/7/1984
14/7/1984

SC53452 (104450) Glasgow Central (John Horne)

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1985
1985

104450 SC53452 at Ayr (fp pics vvuk)

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Undated
Undated

Thought to be 53452 leading a 3-car set (Mike Bunker)

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50453

Delivered October 1957 to Longsight. Withdrawn February 1988 from Old Oak Common following collision damage at Gospel Oak .

10/9/1977
10/9/1977

M50453/M59161/M50505 pass Salwick with a Manchester Victoria-Blackpool North (Martyn Hilbert)

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25/5/1978
25/5/1978

M50453 Blaenau Ffestiniog, after arrival with a 9-car excursion from East Lancashire (Martyn Hilbert)

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5/4/1982
5/4/1982

M50453/M50522 stand at Southport (David Russon)

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3/7/1983
3/7/1983

M53453 stabled at Chester with a broken secondmans window (On tour with the class 13 army)

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4/12/1983
4/12/1983

M53453, on stands during overhaul at Doncaster Works (Chris Lings)

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20/1/1986
20/1/1986

M53453 at Leytonstone High Road working a Gospel Oak-Barking service (Michael Mensing)

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50454

Delivered October 1957 to Longsight. Withdrawn July 1989 from Newton Heath, then in departmental use until March 1992 and later preserved by the BRCW Group.

Mid 1970's
Mid 1970's

M50454 at Southport (John Squire)

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1986
1986

M53454 at Manchester Victoria (C Bruce)

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8/5/1987
8/5/1987

Thought to be M53454 based on the distinctive chip on the cab roof dome, at Mytholmroyd, working 1M39 Leeds to Blackpool North (Neil Harvey)

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26/5/1987
26/5/1987

M53454 Wigan North Western (Simon Flower)

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7/6/1987
7/6/1987

M53454/M53528 at Manchester Victoria (C Bruce)

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13/10/1987
13/10/1987

M53454 Manchester Piccadilly (Hugh Searle)

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22/10/1987
22/10/1987

M53454 passes Dover Bridge working 1M37 11.52 Leeds to Blackpool North (Neil Harvey)

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13/2/1988
13/2/1988

M53454/M53528 at Blackpool South awaiting departure for Colne (Chris Lemon)

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13/2/1988
13/2/1988

M53454/M53528 at Blackpool South awaiting departure for Colne (Chris Lemon)

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3/4/1988
3/4/1988

M53454 Southport, at the head of an 8-car additional service to Manchester Victoria (Richard Allen)

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11/5/1988
11/5/1988

M53454/M53528 at Rufford on a Preston-Ormskirk working (Martyn Hilbert)

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21/5/1988
21/5/1988

M53454/M53528 (N669) Stockport (C G Burrell)

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50455

Delivered October 1957 to Longsight. Withdrawn September 1992 from Reading and later preserved by the BRCW Group.

1966
1966

Possibly M50455, exiting Wednesbury Tunnel (Michael Mensing)

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3/2/1980
3/2/1980

M50455 Newton Heath, undergoing substantial repairs (Jerry Glover)

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16/9/1980
16/9/1980

M50455 at Manchester Victoria about to start on a Blackpool North service (Martyn Hilbert)

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1982
1982

M50455 is visible on the left, in this summer '82 view of 25184. Note the Toad brakevan (Lee Brown)

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11/1982
11/1982

M50455 passes Castleton (Jake Atkinson)

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8/1983
8/1983

Possibly M53455, at Bolton on a Blackburn-Manchester Victoria service (Graeme Phillips)

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4/10/1984
4/10/1984

M53455/M53493 at Gospel Oak (Gary Thornton)

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25/6/1985
25/6/1985

M53455/M53529 at Junction Road Junction working 11:45 Gospel Oak to Barking (Graham Walker)

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Undated
Undated

Thought to be M53455 at Blackhorse Road, after it was transferred to the London area but before receiving its L702 set number (Keith Valla)

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26/12/1985
26/12/1985

M53455 at Tyseley, possibly on its way for overhaul (Andy Cole)

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8/1/1986
8/1/1986

M53455 at Swindon Works , presumably for overhaul (Carl Watson)

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Undated
Undated

M53455 (L702), at Cardiff for repairs following accident damage

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50456

Delivered November 1957 to Stoke-on-Trent. Withdrawn October 1987 from Buxton.

11/8/1977
11/8/1977

M50456/M59164/M50508 Southport, with the 16:05 from manchester Victoria (TOPticl Digital Memories)

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5/3/1983
5/3/1983

The North shed at Longsight DTMD with (left-right) M50353 (M56108), M50456 (M50508), M56267 (M50629), M50589 (M59218 and M50561), M51908 (M56499), M56487 (M51904), and M51930 (M52045). Saturday 5th March 1983(David Ingram)

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6/1985
6/1985

M53456 Manchester Piccadilly (Chris Tolley)

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1985
1985

BX485 M53456 at Manchester Piccadilly, with 303066 heading to Macclesfield (Chris Lemon)

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25/1/1986
25/1/1986

BX485 M53456 (BX485) alongside 47111 & 37024 at Buxton shed (Andrew)

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8/2/1986
8/2/1986

BX485 M53456/M59230 (BX485) at Buxton having arrived with the 14:18 from Manchester Piccadilly (Steve Kemp)

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50457

Delivered November 1957 to Stoke-on-Trent. Withdrawn July 1985 from Newton Heath.

3/5/1980
3/5/1980

M50457/M59165/M50509 & M50459/M59144/M50511 all stand at Manchester Victoria's platform 11 at 19:00, having arrived with a Football Special (David Ingram)

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24/7/1984
24/7/1984

An interesting view down on M53457 at Buxton depot receiving some attention from depot staff, whilst 45029 is stabled outside (Peter Gradidge)

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50458

Delivered November 1957 to Stoke-on-Trent. Withdrawn February 1984 from Longsight.

16/12/57
16/12/57

A month old M50458 stands at Birmingham New Street in platform 5, alongside a Derby Lightweight in platform 4 (Michael Mensing)

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1965
1965

Possibly M50458 (the last number isn't very clear on the photograph) in Birmingham New Street's platform 5 (Michael Mensing)

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24/3/1981
24/3/1981

M50458 undergoes cab end surgery at Swindon Works (Pete Wilcox)

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50459

Delivered November 1957 to Stoke-on-Trent. Withdrawn May 1986 from Newton Heath.

11/5/1973
11/5/1973

M50459 between duties at Southport (Alistair Ness)

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Undated
Undated

A rare image showing M50459 undergoing asbestos stripping (Brian Hancock)

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8/9/1984
8/9/1984

BX492 M53459 leaves York having worked a Stoke-York Adex (BRCW Collection)

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10/11/1984
10/11/1984

M53459 (BX492) on Buxton depot (Lee Brown)

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10/11/1984
10/11/1984

M53459 (BX492) on Buxton depot (Lee Brown)

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10/11/1984
10/11/1984

M53459 Buxton, being readied for the 17:00 Manchester service (Lee Brown)

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