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Vehicle 51562

Class 108

BR Diagram 609

Builder: BR Derby Works
Type: Low Density
Length: 57ft
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: LMS
Engines: Leyland 150hp
Transmission: Mechanical
Lot Number: 30461
Diagram: 609



Date: 4th January 1960

Adorned as the 1,000 railcar built (by Derby), M51562 is seen here on its first day of passenger service - 4 January 1960 working a New Brighton service at Blacon on the day DMUs took over the line. David Faircloth.


Date: 17th August 1966

M51562 carried this sideboard for some time, this was taken Welshpool on the 17th August 1966. Hamish Stevenson.


Date: 12th September 1985

In this shot at Machynlleth on 12/9/85, 51562 is paired with 53931. Hamish Stevenson.


Date: 28th March 1992

Set number: 941

51562 and 51922 are seen in Bristol Temple Meads station on 28/3/92 with the 06:53 Gloucester - Penzance service. Stuart Mackay Collection.



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