Builder: BR Derby Works
Type: Low Density
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: LMS
Engines: Leyland 150hp
Lot Number: 30601
27/12/73 - Lower Darwen, LMR
Derailment involving Class 108
Info from Peter Mullen
A DMU was wrongly diverted through catch points. More Details.
12/3/79 - Sheffield
Collision involving Class 108 / Class 123
8:17 Chesterfield to Sheffield formed E52102/E59826/E52093 ran away at Heeley, entered Sheffield station at speed and collided with empty DMU M52043/M51923. The brakes on the 8:17 failed due to inadequate maintenance of brake cylinders at Hull Dairycoates.
51943 leads this formation arriving into a bustling New Mills Central station on the 4th August 1985. Chris Lings.
Class 108 set BX377 with 51943 at the front is seen passing Washwood Heath on it's way to New Street on 15.2.1988. Andy Cole.
Class 108 DMBS 51943 is seen condemned at Washwood Heath on 25.04.1993. A rake of withdrawn DMU's were stored here for a short time to create space at Tyseley. Andy Cole.