Type: Low Density
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: LMS
Engines: Leyland 150hp
Lot Number: 30293
|4w/e 22/03/58||New to||5B (Crewe South)|
|Apr-58||Transferred to||18A (Toton)|
|4w/e 29/12/62||Transferred to||17A (Derby Etches Park)|
|Sep-63||Depot code change||16C (Derby Etches Park)|
|4w/e 09/10/65||Transferred to||9D (Newton Heath)|
|May-73||Depot code change||NH (Newton Heath)|
|15/11/87||Transferred to||ED (Eastfield)|
|22/04/89||Transferred to||CH (Chester) PCHX|
|07/06/89||Withdrawn from||CH (Chester) PCHX|
50478 - original number
53478 - from Jul-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)
|50478||59186||50530||As delivered to 5B - 4w/e 22/03/58|
|50478||59186||50530||Noted 1st June 1958|
|50478||59143||50530||Noted 30/10/68 - in blue|
|53478||52053||Formation change - NH - Aug-85|
|53478||53530||Listed at NH - Summer 1986|
|458||53478||59230||53530||Listed at ED - Jan-88|
|458||53478||59082||53530||Formation change - ED - circa Mar-88|
|458||53478||59230||53530||Listed at ED - circa August 1988|
Class 110 E51815 + E59703 + E51829 + class 104 M53530 + 53478 in a hybrid livery approach Manchester Victoria on the 16th July 1983. Kevin Law.
It wasn't often that you saw 2 car BRC&W class 104 on the Buxton line, as all Buxton units were 3 cars. This Newton Heath allocated set comprising of 53530 & 53478 seen heading back to Manchester on the outskirts of Disley on 13th July 1987. The set on the back is one of the Longsight allocated class 127 ex Bed-Pan units now in parcels use. Andrew J Crowther.
Set 458 is a 104/101/104 hybrid with two brake vans, formed 53530 + 59082 + 53478. It is seen in Perth station on July 27, 1988 with a Class 101 working the 20:20 Perth - Kirkcaldy service. Hamish Stevenson.
53530 + 59082 + 53478 pass through Princes Street Gardens with the 12:52 Kirkcaldy - Edinburgh service on August 17, 1988. Hamish Stevenson.
53530 + 53478 sit in Chester depot on June 3rd, 1989. Both were official withdrawn a few days later on the 7th. The DMS has a window missing, an engine missing, and has a charging lead plugged in. Hamish Stevenson.
Seen at Vic Berry's in Leicester on October 14, 1989 are Class 104 vehicles M53492 and M53478. Surface Stock.