50500

Delivered September 1957 to Crewe South. Withdrawn May 1989 from Crewe Carriage Sidings.

12/7/1959
12/7/1959

M50500 leads a 6-car excursion at Barmouth (Mike Boakes Collection)

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M50500 arriving into London Euston, presumably from Birmingham or the North West? (Mike Boakes Collection)

1/9/1973
1/9/1973

M50500 at Leicester Midland, 0-6-0 diesel shunter 3785 shunts 2/3rds of a 3-car set into the sidings away from a derailed DMBS (Nigel Tout)

4/12/1977
4/12/1977

M50500/M59157/M50447 departs Stoke-on-Trent's Platform 1 heading North (Old Fentonian)

19/6/1983
19/6/1983

M50500 loading passengers at Manchester Victoria, shortly before it was renumbered M53500 (Russel Saxton)

7/5/1987
7/5/1987

M53500 in Sowerby Bridge cutting working 1M39 18.52 Leeds to Blackpool North (Neil Harvey)

50501

Delivered October 1957 to Buxton. Withdrawn March 1989 from Newton Heath.

28/9/1963
28/9/1963

M50501 at Burslem, probably in its original 3-car formation as built. It is working the 16:19 Uttoxeter-Congleton (Michael Mensing)

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A very rare view of M50501 at Derby Midland, carrying BR green livery with a full yellow end (Graham Clark)

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M50501 at an unknown location. The surroundings are quite distinctive so if any readers recognise the location then please get in touch (Paul Redmond)

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M50501 at an unknown location. The surroundings are quite distinctive so if any readers recognise the location then please get in touch (Paul Redmond)

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M50501 at an unknown location. The surroundings are quite distinctive so if any readers recognise the location then please get in touch (Paul Redmond)

9/12/1985
9/12/1985

M53501 undergoing overhaul at Swindon Works (Carl Watson)

50502

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 Withdrawn July 1984 from Buxton.

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M50502 stands in Platform 12 at Manchester Victoria about to depart for Southport (Martin Tasker)

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M50502 leaving Stoke-on-Trent with a Nottingham local (Rob McRorie)

22/2/1981
22/2/1981

M50502/M59155/M50444 stand at Nottingham with the 13:47 Derby-Lincoln St Marks (Alan Wass)

1/4/1983
1/4/1983

M50502 arriving into Furness Valeworking the 12:29 Manchester Piccadilly to Buxton (Don Gatehouse)

50503

Delivered October 1957 to Longsight. Withdrawn August 1985 from Newton Heath.

18/3/1977
18/3/1977

A clean looking M50503 at Belper with a Matlock-Derby working (David Hayes)

29/6/1977
29/6/1977

M50503 stabled on the middle roads at Lincoln St Marks (Rail Online)

2/1979
2/1979

M50503 in service at Derby (BRCW Collection)

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Thought to be M50503 at Derby, although ID is fairly uncertain (R Holt)

19/5/1979
19/5/1979

M50503/M59151/M50449 at Beeston heading into Nottingham (John Woolley)

18/2/1986
18/2/1986

M53503 (on the right) condemned at Queens Road Carriage Sidings, Manchester (David Ingram)

50504

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

c1959
c1959

Thought to be M50504 at Stetchford. This is a rather unusual 4-car formation, during a time when sets out of sequence were rare. It appears to be two 3-car sets with 1 vehicle from each set missing (Michael Mensing)

1982
1982

M53504 stabled at Newton Heath, note the GMPTE "M" logo applied next to the BR double arrow (Les Pett)

9/1984
9/1984

M53504 at Manchester Piccadilly. The vehicle was allocated to Buxton for about a year during this period (Andrew Walker)

18/8/1985
18/8/1985

M53504/M59236/M53456 at Buxton working a special Peak Rail Rambler between Buxton and New Mills Central (J W Sutherland)

28/7/1986
28/7/1986

M53504/59228/53556 stand at Blackpool North on a typical 104 duty. This set was destined in four months time however to be sent up to Scotland to cover for a a shortage of units(Dennis Taylor)

4/1987
4/1987

M53504 at Edinburgh Waverley's Platform 17 (Alan Rintoul)

4/1987
4/1987

M53504 at Edinburgh Waverley's Platform 17 (Alan Rintoul)

12/7/1987
12/7/1987

457 53504 at Markinch, working 2J07 15.20 Edinburgh to Dundee climbing to Lochmuir (Bruce Galloway)

8/1987
8/1987

M53504 at Drem with a North Berwick-Edinburgh service (Alan Rintoul)

8/1987
8/1987

M53504 at Blindwells with a North Berwick-Edinburgh service (Alan Rintoul)

8/1987
8/1987

M53504 arrives at North Berwick with a service from Edinburgh (Alan Rintoul)

8/1987
8/1987

M53504 at North Berwick. Note the horrendously early opening of one of the doors by a keen passenger on the centre car, more than three coaches away from the start of the platform! (Alan Rintoul)

50505

Delivered October 1957 to Longsight. Withdrawn March 1987 from Ayr.

22/8/1959
22/8/1959

M50505 at Spon Lane (Michael Mensing)

1961
1961

M50505 at Soho with a Stoke-on-Trent service (Michael Mensing)

3/1975
3/1975

M50505 at Blackpool North waiting to depart for Manchester Victoria (Alan Rintoul)

14/2/1981
14/2/1981

M50505/M59161/M50453 & M50761/M59207/M50794 pass the fomer Bury Knowsley Street with the 11:05 (Additional) Manchester Victoria-Rawtenstall 'Rossendale Farewell' special (David Ingram)

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M50505/M59161/M50453 & M50761/M59207/M50794 pass the fomer Bury Knowsley Street with the 11:05 (Additional) Manchester Victoria-Rawtenstall 'Rossendale Farewell' special (David Ingram)

14/2/1981
14/2/1981

M50505/M59161/M50453 & M50761/M59207/M50794 pass the fomer Bury Knowsley Street with the 11:05 (Additional) Manchester Victoria-Rawtenstall 'Rossendale Farewell' special (David Ingram)

14/2/1981
14/2/1981

M50505 at Bury Bolton Street working the David Isherwood organised "The Rossendale Farewell" rail tour (Jeremy Chapter)

14/2/1981
14/2/1981

M50505/M59161/M50453/M50761/59207/M50794 at Ramsbottom with the 11:05 Manchester Victoria-Rawtenstall (last train) (Martyn Hilbert)

14/2/1981
14/2/1981

M50505/M59161/M50453/M50761/59207/M50794 at Ramsbottom with the 11:05 Manchester Victoria-Rawtenstall (last train) (Martyn Hilbert)

14/2/1981
14/2/1981

M50505/M59161/M50453 & M50761/M59207/M50794 near Rawtenstall with the 11:05 (Additional) Manchester Victoria-Rawtenstall 'Rossendale Farewell' special (David Ingram)

14/2/1981
14/2/1981

M50505/M59161/M50453 & M50761/M59207/M50794 near Rawtenstall with the 11:05 (Additional) Manchester Victoria-Rawtenstall 'Rossendale Farewell' special (David Ingram)

14/2/1981
14/2/1981

M50505/M59161/M50453 & M50761/M59207/M50794 at Rawtenstall with the 11:05 (Additional) Manchester Victoria-Rawtenstall 'Rossendale Farewell' special (M Best)

50506

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

4/7/1980
4/7/1980

A London Midland 3-car set formed M50506/M59???/M50436 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)

16/10/1982
16/10/1982

M50506, complete with small "Buxton" regalia, at Preston (John Woolley)

14/1/1984
14/1/1984

M53506/M53422 pass the box at Burnley Central (Don Gatehouse)

29/5/1984
29/5/1984

M53506 arriving into Manchester Victoria (Dennis Taylor)

29/5/1984
29/5/1984

M53506 departing from Manchester Victoria (Dennis Taylor)

26/5/1985
26/5/1985

M53506/M53422 at Bramhall (David Burrell)

50507

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

9/3/1985
9/3/1985

M53507/M59149/? pass Disley on a Buxton-Manchester Piccadilly service (Andrew Crowther)

7/7/1985
7/7/1985

BX482 (M53507/M59195/M53429) emerges from the Hayfield tunnel whilst working a New Mills Central turnback service (Andrew Crowther)

28/9/1985
28/9/1985

BX481 (M53421?) left & BX482 (M53507?) right at Buxton (Dave Sallery)

18/4/1986
18/4/1986

BX482 stands at Manchester Piccadilly. M53507 is thought to be leading.

1/5/1986
1/5/1986

M53507 (BX482) calls at Leyland with a Blackpool North-Manchester Victoria service (Martyn Hilbert)

24/5/1986
24/5/1986

M53507 (BX482) calls at Heaton Chapel at 15:26 with a Buxton service (Paul Moxon)

24/5/1986
24/5/1986

M53507 enters Disley with the 17:02 Manchester Piccadilly-Buxton (6089Gardener)

29/5/1986
29/5/1986

BX482 M53507/M59195/M53429 pass Stockport on a Manchester Piccadilly-Buxton working seen at 12:27 (R W Carroll Collection)

4/3/1987
4/3/1987

M53507/M53429 stand in Stockport's 3A bay (Hugh Searle)

2/6/1987
2/6/1987

BX482 M53507/M53429 at a typically damp Manchester Victoria working the 17:40 Manchester Victoria-Bolton (Gordon Edgar)

13/8/1987
13/8/1987

Thought to be M53507/M53534 at Parkside on a stopping service to Chester (Terry Callaghan)

12/2/1988
12/2/1988

M53507 stands at Manchester Victoria (40011 MAURETANIA)

50508

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

26/6/1982
26/6/1982

M50508/M59164/M50456 & M5045?/M59144/M50511 arriving into Llandudno Junction, close to journey's end at Llandudno (Kevin Redwood)

50509

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

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M50509 at Cheadle Hulme, heading into Manchesdter on the Crewe lines. Note the route indicator which has been painted over (Hugh Searle)

4/4/1983
4/4/1983

M53509/M59149/M53457 & M53514/M59166/M53458 at York Holgate Junction, On the Up Leeds line with a 1Z29 special (David Ingram)

8/9/1984
8/9/1984

M53509 coupled to a Blue & Grey centre car at Skegness (Russell Saxton)

50510

Delivered November 1957 to Stoke-on-Trent. Withdrawn June 1986 from Ayr.

30/3/1982
30/3/1982

M50510/M59152/M50461 stand at Manchester Victoria (David Russon)

4/5/1984
4/5/1984

M53510 arriving into Glasgow Central (John Horne)

50511

Delivered November 1957 to Stoke-on-Trent. Withdrawn May 1989 from Newton Heath.

13/8/1974
13/8/1974

M50511/M59144/M50459 at the original Blaenu Ffestiniog station (M Best)

16/4/1986
16/4/1986

M53511 stands at Manchester Victoria (Johnathan Hazan)

11/8/1987
11/8/1987

This unidentified vehicle is thought to be M53511, at Stalybridge working the shuttle to Stockport (John Atkinson)

7/11/1987
7/11/1987

M53511 stabled at Tyseley (Andy Cole)

19/1/1988
19/1/1988

M53511/M53949 & 150237 at Manchester Victoria with Blackburn and Blackpool North services respectively (Keith Long)

11/6/1988
11/6/1988

M53511 in the shed at Tyseley. A Parcels conversed Class 114 is in the background (Andy Cole)

50512

Delivered November 1957 to Stoke-on-Trent. Withdrawn June 1990 from Chester.

27/6/1982
27/6/1982

M50512/M59168/M50460 & M50529/M59183/M50477 at Blackpool North after arrival with the 12:10 from Manchester Victoria (Alan Wass)

14/5/1983
14/5/1983

53512/53460 pass Moss Lane Junction, on the 11:20 Preston-Ormskirk. It is climbing the 1 in 92 up to Farington Moss (Tony Woof)

27/10/1984
27/10/1984

M53512 enters Manchester Piccadilly (Chris Lemon)

27/7/1987
27/7/1987

M53512/M53431 stand at Manchester Victoria (C Bruce)

11/9/1988
11/9/1988

M53512/M53431 at Harrogate (Martin Benson)

15/9/1988
15/9/1988

M53431/M53512 stand at Manchester Victoria, with Class With 108 54268/53934 behind (Rex Holt)

50513

Delivered November 1957 to Stoke-on-Trent. Withdrawn November 1963 from Stoke-on-Trent following collision damage at Uttoxeter.

50514

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

7/8/1982
7/8/1982

M50514/M59166/M50458/M50511/M59144/M50459 at Llandudno Junction with the 09:59 Stockport-Llandudno (Graeme Phillips)

1/4/1984
1/4/1984

M53514 stabled at Sheffield (Dennis Taylor)

1/4/1984
1/4/1984

M53514 stabled at Sheffield (Dennis Taylor)

1984
1984

Thought to be M53514 at Manchester Piccadilly (Lee Brown)

25/1/1986
25/1/1986

M53514 well off region at Eastleigh as part of a 9-car formation (Carl Watson)

23/2/1986
23/2/1986

M53514/M59228/M53556 (BX487) arrive into Chapel-en-le-Frith with a Buxton to Manchester Oxford Road service (Andrew ?)

50515

Delivered December 1957 to Stoke-on-Trent. Withdrawn July 1984 from Buxton.

4/10/1958
4/10/1958

M50515 Sitting on its own at Birmingham New Street, possibly en-route from Crewe to BRCW for repairs (Michael Mensing)

7/1978
7/1978

M50515/M59171/M50463 Manchester Victoria with a Wigan service (Hugh Llewelyn)

3/5/1980
3/5/1980

M50515/M59171/M50463 at Manchester Victoria/ platform 12. Working the 16:27 Manchester Victoria to Southport (David Ingham)

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M53515 at Salwick, on a Manchester-Blackpoo. working. Taken between May 1980 and October 1984 (Steven Brindley)

23/10/1984
23/10/1984

M53515/M51563 at Preston with the 09:15 to Ormskirk (Alan Wass)

50516

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

17/6/1962
17/6/1962

M50516 at Hednesford (Michael Mensing)

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M50516 (Paul Redmond)

4/4/1981
4/4/1981

M50516 calls at St Helens with a David Isherwood "Knotty Rambler" railtour from Bury to Manchester Piccadilly via various lines in Staffordshire (Alan Rintoul)

19/7/1983
19/7/1983

Thought to be M53516 at Pepper Hill, working Manchester Victoria-Blackburn (Richard Clayton)

6/2/1984
6/2/1984

M53516/M53468 & M53470/M53499 stand at Bury Interchange with the 20:30 Bury to Manchester Victoria (2J90) (David Ingram)

8/1985
8/1985

M53516 leading an eastbound service, with an UID 2-car set on a westbound service (John Irving)

21/3/1986
21/3/1986

M53516/M53442 & M53447/M53531 at Leeds at 11:18 (Paul Moxon)

1/6/1987
1/6/1987

M53516/M53442 at Wigan Wallgate (Dave Hitchbourne)

1988
1988

Set N664 at Grange-over-Sands (Tony Walmsley)

23/2/1988
23/2/1988

M53516/M53442 at Mytholmroyd with 2E13 12:00 Manchester Victoria to York (Michael McNicholas)

9/4/1988
9/4/1988

M53516/M53442 depart Stockport with the shuttle to Stalybridge (Andrew Crowther)

10/7/1988
10/7/1988

N664, M53516/M53442, departs Knaresborough (Martin Benson)

50517

Delivered December 1957 to Crewe South. Withdrawn May 1990 from Chester and later preserved by the BRCW Group.

8/1981
8/1981

M50517 at Preston with just a single red light showing (curly42)

12/12/1983
12/12/1983

M53517/M53450 stand at Manchester Victoria's Platform 12 forming the 12:23 Manchester Victoria to Southport (2F50) (David Ingram)

14/12/1984
14/12/1984

M53517/M59168/M53472 at Preston with the 09:10 Manchester Victoria-Blackpool North (Alan Wass)

22/2/1986
22/2/1986

M53517/M59168/M53464 at Clifton with the 12:25 (Saturdays Only) Blackpool North to Manchester Victoria (2J56) (David Ingram)

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M53517 (456) Glasgow Queen Street during the mid 1980's (Ian Docwra)

2/5/1987
2/5/1987

M53517/M59168/M53464 (set 456) stabled Eastfield (Dennis Taylor)

3/10/1987
3/10/1987

53517/59168/53464 (456) pass Bo'ness Junction (Merlin)

1988
1988

53517/59168/53464 at Eastfield Depot (Dave Hitchborne)

24/8/1988
24/8/1988

456 53517/59164/53464 arrives into Edinburgh Waverley (Hugh Searle)

13/6/1989
13/6/1989

M53517 (CH611) passes 31461 at Llanwrst with the 14:22 from Llandudno. 31461 was working the 14:18 Blaenau Ffestiniog to Llandudno (Mister C)

3/9/1989
3/9/1989

M53517/M53451 (CH611) stabled at Chester Depot (Kevin Dowd)

3/10/1989
3/10/1989

M53517 (CH611) departs Manchester Piccadilly (Bill Roberts)

50518

Delivered December 1957 to Crewe South. Withdrawn May 1989 from Crewe Carriage Sidings.

5/1982
5/1982

M50518, M51939, & M50442 stabled at Newton Heath (Chris Lemon)

22/9/1983
22/9/1983

M53518/M53464 at Lostock Hall (Pete Wilcox)

21/5/1984
21/5/1984

M53518/M53451 calls at Rose Grove on the 12:50 Blackpool North-Leeds. Passengers are transferring to road coach (on bridge) for transfer to Hebden Bridge due to Todmorden tunnel being closed (Alan Wass)

2/1986
2/1986

M53518 calls at a snowy Farnworth (Paul Williams)

13/2/1987
13/2/1987

M53518/451 arriving into Manchester Oxford Road with the 14:35 Altrincham-Manchester Piccadilly (6089Gardener)

14/2/1987
14/2/1987

M53518/M53451 stands at Stalybridge (Gary Thornton)

50519

Delivered January 1958 to Crewe South. Withdrawn April 1985 from Newton Heath, following fire damage at Glazebrook.

8/4/1978
8/4/1978

M50519 creeps into this shot of a Class 25 at Manchester Victoria (John Turner)

3/4/1979
3/4/1979

Recorded as M50519, this view is interesting as it shows a vehicle with no marker lights fitted at all. Is it M50519, or is it an earlier vehicle that has had a roof dome swapped with a later vehicle? In any case, this unusual example is seen arriving into Parbold working a Southport-Manchester Victoria service (Martyn Hilbert)

1/3/1980
1/3/1980

An ex-works M50519 at Manchester Victoria (Derek Elston)

10/1/1981
10/1/1981

M50519/M59175/M50467 stands at Manchester Victoria's Platform 13 with the 14:15 Manchester Victoria-Blackpool North (David Ingram)

10/1/1981
10/1/1981

M50519 at Manchester Victoria's Platform 13 with the 14:15 Manchester Victoria-Blackpool North. Class 101 E51503 stands alongside working the 14:23 Manchester Victoria-Southport (David Ingram)

27/9/1982
27/9/1982

M50519/M50467 departing York (John Carter)