Type: Low Density
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: LMS
Engines: Leyland 150hp
Lot Number: 30293
|Sep-57||New to||5B (Crewe South)|
|Jan-58||Transferred to||5D (Stoke)|
|3w/e 30/04/66||Transferred to||2H (Monument Lane)|
|4w/e 05/11/66||Transferred to||16C (Derby Etches Park)|
|13/09/81||Transferred to||NH (Newton Heath)|
|14/05/89||Transferred to||CH (Chester) PCHX|
|p/e 13/10/90||Sector Change to||PXXZ|
|09/03/92||Withdrawn from||CH (Chester) PXXZ|
50447 - original number
53447 - from Jun-84 (53xxx / 54xxx change)
|50447||59155||50499||As delivered to 5B - September 1957|
|EP471||50445||59155||50447||Noted circa Jun-69|
|EP474||50447||59155||50499||Noted circa Jun-69|
|53447||52055||Listed at Newton Heath - Summer 1986|
|53447||53531||Listed at NH - 1st January 1988|
|N667||53447||53531||Listed at NH - May-88|
|N667||53447||53531||Noted circa Jul-88|
|CH610||53447||53531||Listed at CH - 14/10/89|
|CH610||53447||53531||Listed at CH - mid May-90|
Class 104 53447 (and presumably 52055) appears to be empty when seen at Manchester Victoria in September 1984. Stuart Mackay Collection.
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.
A 2-car Class 104 behind a Class 47 with 53447 closest to the camera at Sheffield on the 23rd April 1988. Dennis Taylor.
Class 104 set CH610 (53447 + 53531) approaches Deganwy at 12:25 on Wednesday 30th August 1989. Colin Brooks.
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.
CH610 53531 + M53447 are seen departing away from Greenbank on 10:02 Warrington Central to Chester, 2-9-89. Robert Simpson.
Class 104 set CH610 (M53531 + M53447) is seen at Llandudno on September 21, 1989. Hamish Stevenson.
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.
CH610 M53531 + M53447 stand failed in the Platform 1 neck end at Manchester Piccadilly, 17-5-90. Kevin Dowd.
CH610 53531 + M53447 on Chester Depot, 31-5-90. Kevin Dowd.
CH610 (M53531 + M53447) is seen stored at Derby Etches Park alsongside M53499 on the 3rd February 1991. Kevin Dowd.