Type: Low Density
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: LMS
Engines: Leyland 150hp
Lot Number: 30293
|Jul-57||New to||9A (Longsight)|
|Sep-57||Transferred to||5A (Crewe North)|
|Jun-58||Transferred to||9A (Longsight)|
|4w/e 01/07/61||Transferred to||9D (Buxton)|
|Jul-61||Transferred to||5A (Crewe North)|
|Apr-63||Transferred to||5D (Stoke)|
|3w/e 30/04/66||Transferred to||2H (Monument Lane)|
|w/e 07/01/67||Transferred to||2A (Tyseley)|
|2w/e 09/03/68||Transferred to||9D (Newton Heath)|
|Dec-72||Transferred to||9L (Buxton)|
|May-73||Depot code change||BX (Buxton)|
|circa Sep-82||Transferred to||NH (Newton Heath)|
|24/10/83||Transferred to||BY (Bletchley)|
|24/05/87||Transferred to||NH (Newton Heath)|
|14/05/89||Transferred to||CH (Chester) PCHX|
|26/01/90||Withdrawn from||CH (Chester) PXXZ|
50439 - original number
53439 - from Jan-85 (53xxx / 54xxx change)
|50439||59147||50491||As delivered to 9A - July 1957|
|50439||59147||50491||Transfer to 9L - Dec-72|
|N663||53439||53492||Listed at NH - May-88|
|N663||53439||53492||Noted circa May-88|
|N663||53439||53492||Noted circa Jul-88|
|CH607||53439||53499||Listed at CH - 01/10/89|
53439 + 53425 are seen at Leicester on the 22nd December 1984. Dennis Taylor.
Class 104 DMBS M53439 seen at Leicester on the 22nd December 1984. Dennis Taylor.
From left to right: Class 116 53826, Class 104 53439 and Class 105 54417. Seen at Leicester on the 23rd December 1984. Dennis Taylor.
Class 104 DMBS M53439 is seen at Leicester on the 23rd March 1986 in the company of a Class 150 unit. Dennis Taylor.
53439 & 53492, as N663, at Stockport ex-Stalybridge shuttle, 16th April 1988. Gazza Prescott.
Class 104 CH607 (M53439 + M53499) and Class 108 CH251 (M54489 + M51418) inside Llandudno Junction depot, 6-8-89. Kevin Dowd.
53425/53439 at Bedford St Johns on 11.00 ex-Bletchley on 12 May 1984. On this date the "old" St Johns station closed, to be replaced by a basic halt on the direct curve from Midland station to the Bletchley line. Lewis Bevan.
DMU 53425/53439 stand at the old Bedford St Johns station on the 11.00 to Bletchley on 12 May 1984 - the last day. Lewis Bevan.
Bletchley allocated 53425 + 53439 at Leicester on the 22nd December 1984. Dennis Taylor.