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Vehicle 50602 / 53602


Class 108

BR Diagram 543

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: 30406
Diagram: 543

Allocations

30/05/58 New to 53C (Hull Springhead)
2w/e 09/08/58 Transferred to 56G (Bradford Hammerton St)
2w/e 30/04/60 Transferred to 55F (Manningham)
6w/e 11/05/63 Transferred to 55H (Neville Hill)
May-73Depot code changeNL (Neville Hill)
2w/e 25/09/76 Transferred to GF (South Gosforth)
w/e 23/04/78 Transferred to NL (Neville Hill)
13/05/84 Transferred to BG (Hull Botanic Gardens)
11/05/86 Transferred to NL (Neville Hill)
10/05/87 Transferred to BR (Bristol Bath Road)
05/06/92 Withdrawn from BR (Bristol Bath Road) REBR

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50602 - original number
53602 - from Feb-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


50602 56193 As delivered to 53C - 30th May 1958
50602 56193 Transfer to 56G - 2w/e 09/08/58
50602 56193 Transfer to 55F - 2w/e 30/04/60
50602 56193 Transfer to 55H - 6w/e 11/05/63
53602 54197 Noted 19th August 1986
B960 53602 54197 Listed at BR - Aug-87
B960 53602 54197 Listed at BR - Oct-87
B960 53602 54197 Listed at BR - 29/02/88
B960 53602 54197 Listed at BR - 15/05/89
B960 53602 54197 Listed at BR - Jul-91
B960 53602 54197 Listed at BR - Aug-91
B960 53602 54197 Listed at BR - Dec-91

Modifications

circa Mar-83 - Refurbished

Images:

DMU

Date: 1st July 1988

Set number: B960

53602 + 54197 (set B960) heads out of St Andrew's Road station with the 07:13 Bristol TM - Severn Beach service on July 1st, 1988. Hamish Stevenson.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 1989

Set number: B960

Class 108 set B960 (presumably 54197 + 53602) is seen at Sparkford in 1989. Michael Mensing.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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