Type: Low Density
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: LMS
Engines: Leyland 150hp
Lot Number: 30296
|2w/e 03/05/58||New to||5B (Crewe South)|
|4w/e 03/06/61||Transferred to||21F (Ryecroft)|
|w/e 10/10/64||Transferred to||6A (Chester)|
|4w/e 06/02/65||Transferred to||6G (Llandudno Junction)|
|3w/e 02/10/65||Transferred to||9D (Newton Heath)|
|4w/e 06/11/65||Transferred to||9A (Longsight)|
|May-73||Depot code change||LO (Longsight)|
|circa Feb-82||Transferred to||BY (Bletchley)|
|05/02/87||Transferred to||CW (Cricklewood)|
|10/05/87||Transferred to||OO (Old Oak Common)|
|p/e 31/12/88||Sector Change to||NGBX|
|20/01/91||Sector Change to||NWRX|
|22/10/93||Transferred to||HQ NWRX|
|27/10/93||Withdrawn from||HQ NWRX|
27th May 1987 - Repainted into blue & grey livery at Derby Litchurch Lane
12th October 1990 - Listed as in NSE livery
50540 - original number
53540 - from 1984 (53xxx / 54xxx change)
|50540||56183||As delivered to 5B - 2w/e 03/05/58|
|L704||53477||53540||Formed at OO circa Oct-87|
|L704||53477||53540||Listed at OO - 1st January 1988|
|L704||53477||53540||Listed at OO - 16th July 1988|
|L704||53477||53540||Noted 6th August 1988|
|L704||53477||53540||Listed at - 15/05/89|
|L704||53477||53540||Listed at OO - 1st July 1989|
|L704||53477||53540||Listed at OO - 12th October 1990|
|spare||53540||Listed at OO - 21/01/91|
|L263||53540||54289||Listed at - 24/02/92 - NSE NWRX pool|
|L263||53540||54289||Listed at - 12/08/92|
|L263||53540||54289||Listed at OO - November 1992 - Sector NWRX|
|L263||53540||54495||Noted 14th May 1993|
|L263||53540||54495||Noted 26th August 1993|
Class 104 set L704 at South Tottenham on 20th November 1988. Ian Buck.
Freshly outshopped 53540 in Doncaster Works. Date unknown. Malcolm Clements.
L704 (53540 + 53477) at Barking on June 10, 1989. John Carter.
At Gospel Oak is class 104 set L704 (53540 and 53477) on the Barking service. Ian Buck.
Class 104 L704 consists of two DMBSs, the closest is 53540 when seen circa October 1990 in Hayes & Harlington station. Stuart Mackay Collection.
Class 104 set L704 (53540 + 53477) is seen approaching Paddington on 20.10.1990 in Network South East livery. A handful of these units were operated by Old Oak Common. Andy Cole.
L263 53540 + 54289 at Slough on the 13:20 to Windsor And Eaton Central, 24-3-92. Kevin Dowd.
L263 (53540 + 54495) at Reading with the 16:00 to Didcot on 5/11/92. Hamish Stevenson.
Withdrawn class 104 car 53540 at Old Oak Common depot on 17th January 1995 awaiting decision. Ian Buck.
53540, the last 104 to remain in service, Gwent Demolition, Margam 16-10-95. Kevin Dowd.
Cutting is started on 53540, Gwent Demolition, Margam 17-10-95. Kevin Dowd.
Class 104 53539+53540 arrives at Barking from Gospel Oak in September 1988. Surface Stock.
Hybrid class 108/104 unit 263, formed of 54495 + 53540, leads another unit E.C.S. through Reading on 5/5/93. Sparegang.
53539, 59437, 53540 (540 being scrapped during the following week) at Gwent Demolition, Margam, 3-12-95. Kevin Dowd.