Type: Low Density
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: LMS
Engines: Leyland 150hp
Lot Number: 30293
|Sep-57||New to||5B (Crewe South)|
|Jan-58||Transferred to||5D (Stoke)|
|3w/e 30/04/66||Transferred to||2H (Monument Lane)|
|4w/e 05/11/66||Transferred to||16C (Derby Etches Park)|
|13/09/81||Transferred to||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|09/03/92||Withdrawn from||CH (Chester) PXXZ|
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
50447 - original number
53447 - from Jun-84 (53xxx / 54xxx change)
|50447||59155||50499||As delivered to 5B - September 1957|
|EP471||50445||59155||50447||Noted circa Jun-69|
|EP474||50447||59155||50499||Noted circa Jun-69|
|53447||52055||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|
Class 104 53447 (and presumably 52055) appears to be empty when seen at Manchester Victoria in September 1984. Stuart Mackay Collection.
Class 104 53447 is seen at Leeds coupled to a Class 108 (probably 52055) on 26.07.1985. This was later preserved at the Llangollen Railway. Andy Cole.
A 2-car Class 104 behind a Class 47 with 53447 closest to the camera at Sheffield on the 23rd April 1988. Dennis Taylor.
Class 104 set CH610 (53447 + 53531) approaches Deganwy at 12:25 on Wednesday 30th August 1989. Colin Brooks.
Many Met-Camm sets in the DMU sidings in Haymarket depot in 1988. Closest is 101316 (the DMC is presumably 53141), at the stops on the left is 53447. S Saunders.
In the sidings at Southport on September 3rd 1988 are Class 108 53944 (paired with a Met-Camm) & Class 104 53447 are stabled between duties. Another 104 is in the station. In the foreground 507 011 awaits a visit to works for overhaul and bodywork repairs. The station layout was then controlled by the former Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway Signalbox, (visible top left), complete with its electro-pneumatic control system dating from 1917. Martyn Hilbert.
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.
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.
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.
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.