Builder: BR Derby Works
Type: Low Density
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: LMS
Engines: Leyland 150hp
Lot Number: 30461
3-car Class 108 set 383 led by M51566 awaits departure from Waverley in April 1986. Alan Rintoul.
Class 108 DMS 51566, set number T902, is seen at Tyseley on 29.03.1987. This had recently been transferred in from Buxton, and was later preserved at the Dean Forest Railway. Andy Cole.
Having called at Shifnal station, CH634 (53933 + 51566) on a Birmingham New Street-Shrewsbury working, burbles away across the town’s viaduct on Friday 26/1/90. Mel Holley.
51566 with 53933 as Tyseley's set T072 stands at a busy Derby station on 17/Jul/1992. The set number is somewhat cobbled together with numerals of differing colours and 51566 still retains it's Welsh Dragon and headlight from it's time on the Central Wales Line. This set is one of several class 108s which entered preservation as a complete set, initially in this case at Peak Rail. Robert Chilton.
Class 108 set 383 (M53933 + 59387 + M51566) captured in Haymarket depot on December 13, 1987. Hamish Stevenson.
In pre-electrification days, 108383 (presumably 53933 + 51566) departs from Edinburgh Waverley with the 10.15 train to Bathgate on 01-07-1989. Gordon Thomson.