Type: Low Density
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: LMS
Engines: Leyland 150hp
Lot Number: 30294
|w/e 05/10/57||New to||9A (Longsight)|
|Dec-57||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)|
|w/e 05/11/76||Transferred to||BX (Buxton)|
|2w/e 15/04/86||Transferred to||NH (Newton Heath)|
|14/05/89||Transferred to||CH (Chester) PCHX|
|04/10/89||Withdrawn from||CH (Chester) PXXZ|
1st January 1988 - Last 104 to retain a Buxton unit number (BX482)
1st January 1988 - Yellow destination blind surround
16th July 1988 - Has yellow destination blind surround
24th September 1989 - Seen withdrawn in Chester station sidings
19th October 1989 - Listed as withdrawn/out of use
22nd December 1989 - Hauled from Chester station sidings to Vic Berry's yard
50507 - original number
53507 - from Mar-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)
|50455||59163||50507||As delivered to 9A - w/e 05/10/57|
|50455||59163||50507||Transfer to BX - w/e 05/11/76|
|BX482||53429||59195||53507||Listed at BX - circa Jul-85 - with white roof domes and black window surrounds|
|BX482||53429||59195||53507||Listed at BX - circa Dec-85|
|53429||53507||Formation change - NH - circa Apr-86|
|53429||59195||53507||Listed at Newton Heath - Summer 1986 - on loan Buxton|
|53534||53507||Listed at NH - 1st January 1988|
|N677||53534||53507||Listed at NH - May 1988|
|N677||53534||53507||Listed at NH - May-88|
|N677||53534||53507||Noted circa Jul-88|
|N677||53534||53507||Listed at NH - 16th July 1988|
|53534||53507||Noted 27th August 1988|
|N667||53534||53507||Noted 7th September 1988|
|N667||53534||53507||Noted 19th April 1989 - Failed at Manchester Vic. with defective brakes|
|CH615||53534||53507||Listed at CH - 1st July 1989|
|CH615||53534||53507||Noted 4th September 1989|
circa early 1975 - AWS fitted
53507 on the back of BX482 arriving into Manchester Piccadilly on the 24th April 1984. Dennis Taylor.
Scuttling down the 1 in 60 decent between Disley and Hazel Grove with a Buxton-Manchester Piccadilly service, is Buxton based BRC&W class 104 dmu (M53507, M59149, unknown DMBS) seen as it heads towards the short Middlewood Tunnel which takes the railway underneath the Macclesfield Canal. 9th March 1985. Andrew J Crowther.
On 7th July 1985, coming out of the New Mills turn back tunnel, as we called it as it was used to turn back the 2 car dmus back to Manchester, is a Buxton "White Roofed" allocated BRC&W dmu BX482 (M53507, M59195, M53429), officially called Hayfield Tunnel it was the start of the 2.5 mile branch to Hayfield which closed to all traffic on 03/01/70, the tunnel is 197 yards long and was only half bricked up at the other end. Today the tunnel is trackless but the tunnel mouth is still there, at the other end of the tunnel is the start of the Sett Valley trail which is on the old track bed to Hayfield. Andrew J Crowther.
Birmingham R.C.& W.Co class 104 units 53507-53429 forming the 17:40 Bolton service at Manchester Victoria on 2 June 1987. Gordon Edgar.
53507 heads a mixed livery Class 104 set with a 101 set behind at Manchester Victoria on the 1st April 1988. Dennis Taylor.
CH615 M53507 + M53534, stand in the old goods depot sidings at Warrington Central, at 16:35 on 2-9-89. Robert Simpson.
Class 104 M53507 CH615 at Vic Berry's with Upperton Road bridge behind, 10.02.90. Surface Stock.
This shows 50455 facing 50507 at NH on 3/2/80. Despite it looking as if the two vehicles are cannibalised and about to be scrapped, both vehicles returned to traffic for several more years. Jerry Glover.
Class 104 twin set in contrasting liveries M53534+M53507, the latter in all blue livery with the 13.26 Chesterfield-Sheffield at Tapton Junction, Chesterfield on the 21st July 1988. Kevin Law.