Type: Low Density
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: LMS
Engines: Leyland 150hp
Lot Number: 30293
|Nov-57||New to||5D (Stoke)|
|3w/e 30/04/66||Transferred to||9A (Longsight)|
|4w/e 04/02/67||Transferred to||9D (Newton Heath)|
|May-73||Depot code change||NH (Newton Heath)|
|May-80||Transferred to||LO (Longsight)|
|circa Dec-83||Transferred to||BX (Buxton)|
|27/04/86||Transferred to||NH (Newton Heath)|
|02/11/86||Withdrawn from||NH (Newton Heath)|
|25/10/87||Withdrawn from||BX (Buxton)|
3rd March 1988 - Seen condemned at Newton Heath
22nd March 1988 - Condemned cars 51308, 51324, 51309, 59171, 53123, 53819, 53108, 59119, 54177, 53456, 59541, 59568, 59374, 59560, 59552 & 59524 hauled from Newton Heath to Vic Berry's yard by Class 31
early September 1988 - Cut up at Vic Berry's yard
50456 - original number
53456 - from 1983 (53xxx / 54xxx change)
|50456||59164||50508||As delivered to 5D - November 1957|
|BX485||53456||59230||53504||Listed at BX - circa Jul-85 - with white roof domes|
|BX485||53456||59230||53504||Listed at BX - circa Dec-85|
|53456||53504||Formation change - NH - Apr-86|
|53456||53514||Listed at Newton Heath - Summer 1986 - on loan BX|
Class 104 BR&WC 3-car DMU set BX485 (presumably 53456 closest) and 303-066 in Manchester Piccadilly, Autumn 1985. A Class 108 is on the right. On Tour With the Class 13 Army.
M53456 is the DMBS in set BX485 when seen at Manchester Piccadilly on 17/8/85. Malcolm Clements.
Class 104 53456 is seen at Tyseley on 18.04.1987 with Buxton's depot trademark of the white cab roof. Andy Cole.
53456 at Vic Berry's in Leicester on the 28th April 1988 Dennis Taylor.
A May 1988 shot of Vic Berry's scrapyard, with many high density vehicles and Class 104 53456 on the right. Michael Kaye 55A.
M53456 is seen stacked upon some Mark I coaches at Vic Berry's on July 20, 1988. Surface Stock.
Class 104 DMBS M53456 up top, a suburban centre car on the row below. Vic Berry's on July 20, 1988. Surface Stock.
Built by the Birmingham Railway Carriage and Wagon Company, its Buxton allocation given away by their trade mark white roof, this is DMBS M53456 is ending it's days at Vic Berry's scrapyard in Leicester, these units truly worked nationwide, but of all the routes worked by the the class the Buxton route was the one with which they beacame synonynous. 6th August 1988. Andrew J Crowther.
Gloucester Railway Carriage & Wagon 1959 built Class 128 parcels unit M55994 is seen tagged into the rear of the 13.29 Manchester Piccadilly-Buxton service, which was worked by class 104 units M53456, M59230, M53504. At New Mills Newtown, 10th April 1985. Andrew J Crowther.
Class 108 and 104 (M53456 + M53514) vehicles at Buxton on the 6th July 1986. Vincent Haworth.
Class 108 M51947 beside Class 104 M53456 at Buxton on September 3, 1986. Surface Stock.
Class 104 driver trailer sits in front of several 101 vehicles in Newton Heath depot on January 30, 1988. Beside it sits withdrawn M53456, boarded up for its journey to Vic Berrys. Hamish Stevenson.