Type: Low Density
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: LMS
Engines: Leyland 150hp
Lot Number: 30294
|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 01/01/66||Transferred to||9D (Newton Heath)|
|May-73||Depot code change||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|09/03/92||Withdrawn from||CH (Chester) PXXZ|
1st January 1988 - Has roofed exhausts
20th August 1989 - Part of 7-car 1T16 Chester - Trawsfynydd excursion and return consisting of M53516 + M53442 + M53531 + M53447 + M53925 + M59155 + M52039
12th October 1990 - Listed as stored condemned at Derby depot
50531 - original number
53531 - from Oct-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)
|50479||59187||50531||As delivered to 5B - 4w/e 22/03/58|
|50479||59187||50531||Noted 1st June 1958|
|53465||53531||Listed at Newton Heath - Summer 1986|
|53447||53531||Listed at NH - 1st January 1988|
|N667||53447||53531||Listed at NH - May 1988|
|N667||53447||53531||Listed at NH - May-88|
|N667||53447||53531||Noted circa Jul-88|
|N667||53447||53531||Listed at NH - 16th July 1988|
|N667||53447||53531||Noted 13th December 1988|
|N667||53531||53447||Noted 12th April 1989|
|CH610||53447||53531||Listed at CH - 1st July 1989|
|CH610||53531||53447||Noted 20th August 1989|
|CH610||53447||53531||Listed at CH - 14/10/89|
|CH610||53447||53531||Noted 26th February 1990|
|CH610||53531||53447||Noted 30th April 1990|
|CH610||53531||53447||Noted 4th May 1990 - last known working of a 104 on Buxton line|
|CH610||53447||53531||Listed at CH - mid May-90|
Oct-86 - Window Bars Fitted
A Class 104 2-Car DMU formed of cars M53531 & M53465 accelerate away from Croston with the 11.40 Preston to Ormskirk on February 22nd 1986. On the right in the trees is the skeletal remains of the loading gauge situated on what was the exit from the former goods yard. Martyn Hilbert.
53531 seems to have larger than normal numbers when seen at Manchester Victoria on 21/12/87. Gazza Prescott.
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.
104 Set CH610 awaits its Driver as departure time nears for the 14:22 Llandudno - Blaenau Ffestiniog at Llandudno on Friday 18th August 1989. Note 104 Set CH 606 (white roof) tucked away to the left. Colin Brooks.
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.
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.
Class 104 set CH610 (53447 + 53531) approaches Deganwy at 12:25 on Wednesday 30th August 1989. Colin Brooks.
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.