Type: Low Density
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: LMS
Engines: Leyland 150hp
Lot Number: 30293
|w/e 05/10/57||New to||9A (Longsight)|
|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)|
|w/e 01/05/77||Transferred to||NH (Newton Heath)|
|14/05/89||Transferred to||CH (Chester) PCHX|
|11/06/90||Withdrawn from||CH (Chester) PZQZ|
10th October 1987 - Seen with no luggage racks
May 1989 - Seen with all luggage racks removed
12th October 1990 - Listed as stored condemned, possibly at Derby depot
50451 - original number
53451 - from Apr-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)
|50451||59159||50503||As delivered to 9A - w/e 05/10/57|
|53451||53518||Formation change - NH - circa Feb-86|
|53451||53518||Listed at Newton Heath - Summer 1986|
|53451||53518||Noted 10th October 1987|
|53451||53518||Listed at NH - 1st January 1988|
|N668||53451||53518||Listed at NH - March 1988|
|N668||53451||53518||Listed at NH - May 1988|
|N668||53451||53518||Listed at NH - May-88|
|N668||53451||53518||Noted circa Jul-88|
|N668||53451||53518||Listed at NH - 16th July 1988|
|53451||53264||Noted 20th April 1989 - Failed at Atherton & assisted by 31178|
|CH611||53451||53517||Listed at CH - 1st July 1989|
|CH611||53451||53517||Noted 3rd September 1989|
|CH611||53451||53517||Listed at CH - 14/10/89|
|CH611||53451||53517||Noted 10th February 1990|
|CH611||53451||53517||Noted 23rd February 1990|
|CH611||53451||53517||Noted 26th February 1990 - EMU replacement services to Altrincham|
|CH611||53451||53517||Noted 27th February 1990|
|CH611||53451||53517||Noted 14th April 1990|
|CH611||53451||53529||Noted 30th April 1990|
|CH611||53529||53451||Noted 3rd May 1990|
|CH611||53529||53451||Noted 4th May 1990|
|CH611||53451||53529||Listed at CH - mid May-90|
|CH611||53451||53529||Noted 19th May 1990 - in use on SVR during Diesel Weekend|
Class 104 53451 is seen at Leeds on 27.10.1984, working with a Class 108 vehicle. Andy Cole.
A two-car Class 104 formed of cars M53451 & M53518 arrives at Burscough Bridge with a Southport to Manchester Victoria service on April 26th 1986. Martyn Hilbert.
53451 heads set N668 at Manchester Victoria on the 1st April 1988. Dennis Taylor.
A rather tired looking Chester allocated Class 104 DMU set CH611 comprising of 53451 + 53517 in Manchester Piccadilly's platform 1 with a local service, 15th February 1990. Andrew J Crowther.
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.
A class 120 dmu (set EP485) prepares to leave Lincoln St Marks for Nottingham whilst a class 104 unit is stabled, 9/4/77. The 104 DMBS closest is either 50450 or 50451. St Marks was closed in 1985 with all services being concentrated on Central station. Stephen Burdett.
Two plain blue Class 104 DMBSs and a blue/grey Class 120 centre car; 53428 + 59256 + 53451 at Manchester Victoria on 24-11-84. On Tour With the Class 13 Army.
Intending passengers head towards Class 104 Motor Brake Second M53451, stood at Burscough Bridge with a Southport to Manchester Victoria service on April 26th 1986. On the very same day the World had woken up to the news that in the former Soviet Union (Now part of Ukraine), the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant disaster was unfolding that would rapidly see radioactive particles spread in the air across much of Europe. Martyn Hilbert.
BRC&W Class 104 DMU M53518 + M53451 calls at Reddish South with the shuttle from Stockport to Stalybridge, a service that ran hourly, on the 20th February 1988. Andrew J Crowther.
53518 at Chester with the 21:28 to Manchester Piccadilly (set N668 also apparently comprised 53451), late '89 or 1990. Driver Atherton is ex-Northwich (8E). Gazza Prescott.
CH611 M53517 + M53451 stabled on Chester Depot 3-9-89. Kevin Dowd.
CH611 (53517 + 53451) at Chester with the 14:35 to Warrington Central on 6/1/90. Gazza Prescott.
A rather tired looking Chester allocated Class 104 set CH611 comprising of 53517 + 53451 in Manchester Piccadilly's platform 1 with a local service, 15th February 1990. Andrew J Crowther.
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.