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Vehicle 50447 / 53447


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

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50447 - original number
53447 - from Jun-84 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Images:

DMU

Date: September 1984

Class 104 53447 (and presumably 52055) appears to be empty when seen at Manchester Victoria in September 1984. Stuart Mackay Collection.

DMU

Date: 26th July 1985

Class 104 53447 is seen at Leeds coupled to a Class 108 (probably 52055) on 26.07.1985. This was later preserved at the Llangollen Railway. Andy Cole.

DMU

Date: 23rd April 1988

A 2-car Class 104 behind a Class 47 with 53447 closest to the camera at Sheffield on the 23rd April 1988. Dennis Taylor.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 15th August 1989

Set number: CH610

CH610 M53531 + M53447 pass Romiley box on 2H60 11:00 Man Picc to New Mills Central, 15-8-89, "in the days when I was a train booking lad in the box!" says Kev. Kevin Dowd.

DMU

Date: 2nd September 1989

Set number: CH610

CH610 53531 + M53447 are seen departing away from Greenbank on 10:02 Warrington Central to Chester, 2-9-89. Robert Simpson.

DMU

Date: 21st September 1989

Set number: CH610

Class 104 set CH610 (M53531 + M53447) is seen at Llandudno on September 21, 1989. Hamish Stevenson.

DMU

Date: 4th May 1990

Set number: CH611

CH611 M53529 + M53451 arrive into Manchester Piccadilly ECS from Stockport CS, seen from CH610 M53447 (+ 53531) on 2H06, the 16:07 Man Piccadilly to Buxton, the last ever time a 104 worked to Buxton. 4th May 1990. Kevin Dowd.

DMU

Date: 17th May 1990

Set number: CH610

CH610 M53531 + M53447 stand failed in the Platform 1 neck end at Manchester Piccadilly, 17-5-90. Kevin Dowd.

DMU

Date: 31st May 1990

Set number: CH610

CH610 53531 + M53447 on Chester Depot, 31-5-90. Kevin Dowd.

DMU

Date: 3rd February 1991

Set number: CH610

CH610 (M53531 + M53447) is seen stored at Derby Etches Park alsongside M53499 on the 3rd February 1991. Kevin Dowd.

                                                                                                                                                                             

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