Type: Low Density
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: LMS
Engines: Leyland 150hp
Lot Number: 30294
|w/e 28/02/58||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 02/01/65||Transferred to||9D (Newton Heath)|
|May-73||Depot code change||NH (Newton Heath)|
|Feb-84||Transferred to||CW (Cricklewood)|
|10/05/87||Transferred to||NH (Newton Heath)|
|14/05/89||Transferred to||CH (Chester) PCHX|
|11/06/90||Withdrawn from||CH (Chester) PZQZ|
50529 - original number
53529 - from Aug-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)
|50477||59185||50529||As delivered to 5B - w/e 28/02/58|
|N661||53421||53529||Listed at NH - May-88|
|N661||53421||53529||Noted circa Jul-88|
|CH605||53977||53529||Listed at CH - 14/10/89|
|CH611||53451||53529||Listed at CH - mid May-90|
A 3-car Class 104 set led by M50529, the power cars carrying a white stripe but not the centre car, passes a Class 108 at Manchester Victoria on May 14, 1977. Rex Holt.
A two-car Class 104 set, led by 53529, enters Walthamstow station with a Barking - Gospel Oak service on January 20, 1986. Michael Mensing.
CH605 (M53529 + Class 108 M53977) have arrived at Manchester Piccadilly with the 12:14 ex-Sheffield, 29-9-89. Kevin Dowd.
CH605 M53529 + M53977 with the 17:45 Holyhead to Crewe at Chester, 9-2-90. Kevin Dowd.
CH611 (53529 + 53451) at Kidderminster on the Severn Valley Railway. Date unknown. Tom Clift.
CH611 M53529 + M53451 waits to depart Llandudno with the 17:17 to Stalybridge, 30-4-90. Kevin Dowd.
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.
Pile of DMU scrap, inc M53529's rear 3rd way up in mid) amid the RTC's 103 (Cab front above 53529) Mayer Parrys, Snailwell 2-3-91. Kevin Dowd.
Blackpool North was a frequent haunt for Class 104s. In the station when this shot was taken on the 3rd August 1979 were 50524 + 59183 + 50475, 50504 + 59160 + 50452, 50477 + 59185 + 50529 and 50517 + 59173 + 50465. Robert Frise.
53421 / 53529 are seen at Normanton on 19/3/88 while working the 15:43 Leeds - Sheffield. Stuart Mackay Collection.
CH611 (M53451 + M53529) near Bewdley on the Severn Valley Railway. Date unknown. Tom Clift.
CH611 M53451 + M53529 depart Chester 20 minutes late (both cars required water!) with the 14:19 to Helsby, 31-5-90. Kevin Dowd.
53451/50529 had been used as part of the DMU Auto-gear and carriage washing experiments. They are seen in the photograph at Etches Park on 3/2/91, days before leaving for Snailwell on the 12th. Kevin Dowd.