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Vehicle 50604 / 53604


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

11/07/58 New to 51A (Darlington)
w/e 03/01/59 Transferred to 56G (Bradford Hammerton St)
2w/e 30/04/60 Transferred to 55F (Manningham)
2w/e 09/10/65 Transferred to 50C (Hull Botanic Gardens)
3w/e 20/05/67 Transferred to South Gosforth
w/e 24/10/76 Transferred to NL (Neville Hill)
13/05/84 Transferred to BG (Hull Botanic Gardens)
11/05/86 Transferred to NL (Neville Hill)
15/03/87 Stored U.
12/04/87 Reinstated BG (Hull Botanic Gardens)
26/07/87 Stored U. Hull Dairycoates
May-88 Withdrawn from BG (Hull Botanic Gardens)

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50604 - original number
53604 - from May-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


50604 56195 As delivered to 51A - 11th July 1958
50604 56195 Transfer to 55F - 2w/e 30/04/60
50604 56195 Transfer to 50C - 2w/e 09/10/65
50604 56195 Transfer to South Gosforth - 3w/e 20/05/67
53604 54199 Noted 19th August 1986

Images:

DMU

Date: 5th June 1988

"Em, it won't fit in the skip Sir!" 53604 is raised for easier removal of underframe items, which made for easier stacking. Vic Berry's 5/6/88. Jerry Glover.

DMU

Date: 5th June 1988

Class 108 DMBS E53604 at Vic Berrys, Leicester on 5-6-88. Kevin Dowd.

DMU

Date: 5th June 1988

E53604 on top of two skips to allow underframe components to be cut off. Vic Berrys, 5th June 1988. Malcolm Clements.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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