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Vehicle 52008


Class 107

BR Diagram 639

Builder: BR Derby Works
Type: Low Density
Length: 57ft
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: LMS
Engines: AEC 150hp
Transmission: Mechanical
Lot Number: 30611
Diagram: 639

Allocations

15/04/61 New to 66C (Hamilton)
3w/e 02/07/66 Transferred to 67A (Corkerhill)
Mar-72 Transferred to 67C (Ayr)
May-73Depot code changeAY (Ayr)
3w/e 30/04/78 Transferred to HN (Hamilton)
02/08/82 Transferred to AY (Ayr) - HN closing
29/06/86 Stored U. AY (Ayr)
Aug-86 Reinstated AY (Ayr)
11/07/88 Transferred to ED (Eastfield)
07/07/91 Transferred to HA (Haymarket) PHAX
18/08/92 Transferred to HQ RFXX - (stored)
05/10/92 Withdrawn from HQ RFXX

Notes

19th September 1986 - Seen in Strathclyde orange & black livery

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


52008 59805 52034 As delivered to 66C - 15th April 1961
140 52008 59799 52026 Noted circa Sep-69
140 52008 59795 52033 Listed at 67A - Aug-70
154 52008 59805 52034 Listed at HN - mid-May-78
447 52008 59788 52029 Listed at HN - 01/02/81
52008 59793 52027 Noted 19th April 1984
107447 52008 59793 52027 Listed at AY - 17/06/84
107447 52008 59792 52029 Listed at AY - 25/03/85
107447 52008 59792 52029 Listed at Ayr - Summer 1986 - Strathclyde livery
107447 52008 59802 51803 Formed at AY p/e 17/09/86
52008 59802 51803 Noted 19th September 1986
107447 52008 59802 51803 Formation change - AY - circa Oct-86
107447 52008 59802 51803 Noted 16/11/86
107447 52008 59792 52029 Listed at AY - 23/03/87
107447 52008 59792 52029 Listed at AY - Jan-88
107447 52008 59792 52029 Listed at ED - circa August 1988
52008 59792 52029 Noted 06/01/90
52008 59792 52029 Noted 10/08/90
107047 52008 59792 52029 Listed at ED - 08/10/90
107047 52008 59792 52029 Listed at HA - Jul-91
107047 52008 59792 52029 Listed at HA - Aug-91
107047 52008 59792 52029 Listed at HA - Dec-91
107047 52008 59792 52011 Listed at HA - 02/07/92

Images:

DMU

Date: 1979

Set number: 154

Class 107 set 154 (with 52008 closest) awaits departure at Largs station in 1979, the pre-electrification era. John Law.

DMU

Date: 12th August 1979

Set number: 154

SC52008 was part of set 154 when seen at Haymarket depot on the 12th August 1979. Jerry Glover.

DMU

Date: 29th April 1986

Set number: 107447

Ex-works 107 447 seen at Ayr TMD on 29 April 1986. Neil Cannon.

DMU

Date: 16th November 1986

Set number: 107447

Set 107447 is a 107/101 hybrid formed 52008 + 59802 + 51803 when seen at Portobello with the 12:38 Edinburgh - Dunbar shuttle on November 1986. Hamish Stevenson.

DMU

Date: 6th February 1987

Set number: 107447

A Class 107 heads out of Glasgow Central in the fading light on the 6th February 1987. This seems to be set 107447, presumably with 52008 closest. Stuart Mackay Collection.

DMU

Date: May 1988

Set number: 107447

107447 (presumably 52008 + 59792 + 52029) near Eglington Street, to the south of Glasgow Central, in May 1988. Andrew McConnell.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 16th November 1986

Set number: 101430

A hybrid 101/107 set 51803 + 59802 + 52008 seen at Portobello with the 12:38 Edinburgh - Dunbar shuttle on the 16th November 1986. The 101 end is labeled set 101430, the 107 end set 107447. Hamish Stevenson.

DMU

Date: 25th October 1987

Set number: 107447

107447 (presumably 52029 + 59792 + 52008) passes through Newton-on-Ayr on 25-10-1987. The class 107 d.m.u.s were based in Scotland for all their working lives, and, together with the Metro-Cammell class 101s, formed most Ayrshire passenger services form the demise of the Swindon built class 126 in 1981 until electrification in September 1986. Gordon Thomson.

DMU

Date: July 1988

Set number: 107447

107 447 (presumed to be 52029 + 59792 + 52008), believed to be between Lugton and Barrhead in July 1988. Andrew McConnell.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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