Type: Low Density
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: LMS
Engines: Leyland 150hp
Lot Number: 30293
|4w/e 28/12/57||New to||5B (Crewe South)|
|Apr-63||Transferred 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)|
|14/05/89||Transferred to||CH (Chester) PCHX|
|26/01/90||Withdrawn from||CH (Chester) PXXZ|
1st January 1988 - Has window bars
11th October 1989 - Seen withdrawn in Chester station sidings
19th October 1989 - Listed as withdrawn/out of use
50466 - original number
53466 - from Oct-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)
|50466||59174||50518||As delivered to 5B - 4w/e 28/12/57|
|53466||53511||Listed at Newton Heath - Summer 1986|
|53466||53511||Noted 3rd September 1987|
|53466||53511||Listed at NH - 1st January 1988|
|53466||53511||Noted 15th February 1988|
|N672||53466||53511||Listed at NH - May 1988|
|N672||53466||53511||Listed at NH - May-88|
|53466||53511||Noted circa Jul-88|
|N672||53466||53511||Listed at NH - 16th July 1988|
|CH612||53466||53504||Listed at CH - 1st July 1989|
|CH612||53466||53425||Noted 24th September 1989|
|CH612||53466||53504||Listed at CH - 14/10/89|
circa early 1975 - AWS fitted
Oct-86 - Window Bars Fitted
A Class 104 Two-Car set formed of cars M53466 & M53511 was departing from Croston with an Ormskirk to Preston service on March 28th 1984. This particular set was once a three-car that had a centre trailer composite car, along with a first class saloon at the leading end of M53511. As a three-car set it was one of the large fleet of 104's based at Newton Heath that had a white bodyside stripe, used mainly on Manchester Victoria to Blackpool North workings. Martyn Hilbert.
Class 104 53466 is seen undergoing overhaul and repaint into all over BR blue at Doncaster Works open day on 28.07.1984. Andy Cole.
M53466 during the Doncaster Works open day on Saturday 28th July 1984. PJ Evans.
A two-car Class 104 set, with 53466 closest, seen at Manchester Victoria circa September 1984. Stuart Mackay Collection.
53466 and 53017 seen in York station on the 1st December 1984. Chris Lings.
Class 104 53466 is seen stabled at Tyseley on 07.11.1987. Andy Cole.
Class 104 53466 is seen stabled solo at Tyseley on 11.06.1988. It's partner may well have been 53511 which was on the wheel lathe. Andy Cole.
M53466 (left) + M53425 (right) at Chester depot on September 24, 1989. Hamish Stevenson.
M53425 (CH614) + M53466 (CH612) on Chester Depot, 24-9-89. Kevin Dowd.
Withdrawn Class 104 and 101 DMU vehicles alongside Chester station, Class 104 DMBS 53468 second from right 17-10-89ish. The line on 9/12/89 was: 53520, 53468, 53306, 53472, 53195, 59207, 53466, 53263, 53425, 59155, 59183, 59148 and 53541. On Tour With the Class 13 Army.
M53520, M53468, M53306, 53472, E53195, M59207, M53466, E53263, M53425, M59155, M59183, M59148, 53541 withdrawn at Chester station sidings, 9/12/89. Kevin Dowd.