Type: Low Density
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: LMS
Engines: Leyland 150hp
Lot Number: 30293
|Aug-57||New to||5D (Stoke)|
|Sep-57||Transferred to||5A (Crewe North)|
|Jan-58||Transferred to||9A (Longsight)|
|4w/e 01/07/61||Transferred to||5D (Stoke)|
|3w/e 30/04/66||Transferred to||2H (Monument Lane)|
|w/e 07/01/67||Transferred to||2A (Tyseley)|
|2w/e 18/03/67||Transferred to||16C (Derby Etches Park)|
|2w/e 09/03/68||Transferred to||9D (Newton Heath)|
|May-73||Depot code change||NH (Newton Heath)|
|3w/e 27/09/75||Transferred to||TS (Tyseley)|
|w/e 24/04/76||Transferred to||NH (Newton Heath)|
|14/05/89||Transferred to||CH (Chester) PCHX|
|21/05/90||Withdrawn from||CH (Chester) PXXZ|
1988 - Orange cantrail stripe
1st January 1988 - Has window bars
20th August 1989 - Part of 7-car 1T16 Chester - Trawsfynydd excursion and return consisting of M53516 + M53442 + M53531 + M53447 + M53925 + M59155 + M52039
30th April 1990 - Seen stored out of use in Chester station sidings
50442 - original number
53442 - from 1984 (53xxx / 54xxx change)
|50442||59150||50494||As delivered to 5D - August 1957|
|53442||53516||Listed at Newton Heath - Summer 1986|
|53442||53516||Noted 13th September 1987|
|53442||53516||Noted 11th October 1987|
|53442||53516||Listed at NH - 1st January 1988|
|N664||53442||53516||Listed at NH - March 1988|
|53442||53516||Noted 4th April 1988|
|N664||53442||53516||Listed at NH - May 1988|
|N664||53442||53516||Listed at NH - May-88|
|N664||53442||53516||Noted circa Jul-88|
|N664||53442||53516||Listed at NH - 16th July 1988|
|N664||53442||53516||Noted 7th September 1988|
|N664||53442||53516||Noted 3rd November 1988|
|CH608||53442||53516||Listed at CH - 1st July 1989|
|CH608||53516||53442||Noted 20th August 1989|
|CH608||53442||53516||Listed at CH - 14/10/89|
|CH616||53516||53442||Noted 30th October 1989|
|CH616||53442||53516||Noted 29th November 1989 - Express Parcels service hauling BG 84404|
|CH616||53442||53516||Listed at CH - 12th October 1990|
Oct-86 - Window Bars Fitted
A Class 104 formation, all with rood vents removed, departs from Manchester Victoria circa September 1984. DMBS 53442 is on the rear. Stuart Mackay Collection.
Class 104 set N664 (53442 + 53516) in Manchester Piccadilly station on 15/9/88. Rex Holt.
DMU's old and new occupy Platforms 13 (Class 150/2 150229 'Sprinter'), and 14 (Class 104 '53442') at the west end of Manchester Victoria on 8th April 1989. This view has totally changed beyond recognition, all these platforms are now gone with a 21,000 seat arena built on top of where they used to be. Andrew J Crowther.
Class 104 DMUs M53442 53516 and 53536 at Chester on June 5th 1990. Surface Stock.
M53442, M53431, Sc59074, Sc59525, Sc59049 at Chester await being sent for scrap, 22-5-91. Kevin Dowd.
Class 104 DMBS M53442 at Snailwell in June 1991. Surface Stock.
Class 104 M53442 at Snailwell in June 1991. Surface Stock.
Class 104 M53516 with M53442 leading at Miles Platting on the 17th October 1987. Kevin Law.
A BRC&W Class 104 DMU M53516 + M53442 arrives at Stockport with the shuttle from Stalybridge on the 9th April 1988, a service that ran hourly. Andrew J Crowther.
Class 104 CH608 M53516 + M53442 on 2E34, 18:40 Manchester Piccadilly to Sheffield at Buxworth, 22-7-89. Kevin Dowd.
CH616 M53516 + M53442 stand at Llandudno waiting to depart with the 13:28 to Holyhead, 30-10-89. Robert Simpson.
CH616 M53516 + M53442 on Longsight TMD's 14X road after another hard days work! 6-12-89. Kevin Dowd.