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Vehicle 50610 / 53610


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

06/08/58 New 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)
2w/e 12/03/66 Transferred to 67A (Corkerhill)
3w/e 30/04/66 Transferred to 64H (Leith Central)
14/01/68 On loan to 31A (Cambridge)
28/01/68 Transferred to 31A (Cambridge)
Nov-68 Transferred to 32A (Norwich)
3w/e 31/10/70 Transferred to 52J (South Gosforth)
w/e 21/08/77 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)
14/06/87 Stored U. BG (Hull Botanic Gardens) - at Dairycoates
May-88 Withdrawn from BG(u) - official date 09/09/88.

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50610 - original number
53610 - from May-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


50610 56201 As delivered to 56G - 6th August 1958
50610 56201 Transfer to 55F - 2w/e 30/04/60
50610 56201 Transfer to 50C - 2w/e 09/10/65
50610 56201 Transfer to 67A - 2w/e 12/03/66
50610 56201 Transfer to 64H - 3w/e 30/04/66
50610 56201 Transfer to 31A - 28/01/68
50610 56201 Transfer to 32A - Nov-68
50610 56201 Transfer to 52J - 3w/e 31/10/70
53610 54199 Noted 27/07/86
53610 54190 Noted 24/12/86

Modifications

07/03/75 - AWS fitted

Images:

DMU

Date: 27th July 1986

An impressive 10-car DMU rake led by MetroTrain branded 53610 and 54199, followed by a plain blue class 105 pair and three more two-car class 108 sets heads for York at Kirkham Abbey on 27/Jul/1986. Robert Chilton.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 24th December 1986

A Derby built class 108 dmu comprising of cars 54190 & 53610, are sat in the centre road at Sheffield awaiting their next turn of duty, on Christmas eve 1986. Andrew J Crowther.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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