Type: Low Density
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: LMS
Engines: Leyland 150hp
Lot Number: 30296
|2w/e 03/05/58||New to||5B (Crewe South)|
|4w/e 03/06/61||Transferred to||21F (Ryecroft)|
|4w/e 06/02/65||Transferred to||6G (Llandudno Junction)|
|3w/e 02/10/65||Transferred to||9D (Newton Heath)|
|w/e 06/11/65||Transferred to||9A (Longsight)|
|May-73||Depot code change||LO (Longsight)|
|circa Feb-82||Transferred to||BY (Bletchley)|
|02/11/86||Transferred to||CW (Cricklewood)|
|10/05/87||Transferred to||OO (Old Oak Common)|
|p/e 31/12/88||Sector Change to||NGBX|
|24/01/92||Transferred to||RG (Reading) NWRX|
|pre 11-92||Transferred to||OO (Old Oak Common) NWRX|
|17/12/92||Withdrawn from||OO (Old Oak Common) NWRX|
50539 - original number
53539 - from Sep-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)
|50539||56182||As delivered to 5B - 2w/e 03/05/58|
|L702||53455||53539||Formed at OO circa 10/87|
|L702||53455||53539||Listed at - 15/05/89|
|L702||53455||53539||Listed at OO - 21/01/91|
|L265||53539||54491||Listed at - 24/02/92 - NSE NWRX pool|
|L265||53539||54491||Listed at - 12/08/92 - NSE Thames NWRX pool (Reading / Old Oak Common)|
|L265||53539||54491||Listed at OO - November 1992 - Sector NWRX|
Class 104 53539 is seen after overhaul at Tyseley on 24.01.1987 coupled to a Class 108 car. Andy Cole.
Class 104 set L702 (presumably 53539 + 53455) departs from Barking. Undated. Tom Clift.
Class 104 DMBS 53539 is part of set L702 with 53455 when seen at Southall working with a Class 101 circa April 1988. Stuart Mackay Collection.
Class 104 53539+53540 arrives at Barking from Gospel Oak in September 1988. Surface Stock.
Class 104 set L702 is seen at Southall circa October 1990, 53539 leads. Stuart Mackay Collection.
L265 53539 + 54491 arrive at Greenford on the 16:37 ex-Ealing Broadway, 24-3-92. Kevin Dowd.
53539 drivers footstep plate, taken on 9-12-92. Kevin Dowd.
Class 104 cars 53539 & 53477 withdrawn at Old Oak Common on 17th January 1995. Ian Buck.
53539, 59437, 59435, + 23 other vehicles! With ADB968021 at Gwent Demolition, Margam 16-10-95. Kevin Dowd.
Sparks fly as the first cuts are made to scrap 53539, Gwent Demolition, Margam 17-10-95. Kevin Dowd.
53539 has its No.2 side number panel removed by Philip Walker, Gwent Demolition, Margam 17-10-95. Kevin Dowd.
53539, 59437, 53540 (540 being scrapped during the following week) at Gwent Demolition, Margam, 3-12-95. Kevin Dowd.
53539, 59437, 53477 (477 scrapped 12-12-95) at Gwent Demolition, Margam, 10-12-95. Kevin Dowd.
A study of L702 (presumably 53455 + 53539) at Gospel Oak. Date unknown. Tom Clift.
L702 (53455 + 53539) seen at Southall working with a Class 101 circa April 1988. Stuart Mackay Collection.
A Class 104 dmu (53455 + 53539) passes Leytonstone on a Gospel Oak-Barking train on 30 April 1990. Lewis Bevan.
L701 53437 + 53479, L705 53599 + 51572, L702 53539 + 53455 at St Pancras on the early morning ECS moves from Old Oak Common to Gospel Oak and Barking, 8-11-90. Kevin Dowd.
Class 104 car 53477 together with 53539 withdrawn at Old Oak Common 17th January 1995. Ian Buck.