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Vehicle 50612 / 53612


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

14/08/58 New to 56G (Bradford Hammerton St)
2w/e 30/04/60 Transferred to 55F (Manningham)
4w/e 25/03/67 Transferred to 55H (Neville Hill)
May-73Depot code changeNL (Neville Hill)
25/03/84 Transferred to BG (Hull Botanic Gardens)
28/09/86 Transferred to NL (Neville Hill)
10/05/87 Transferred to BR (Bristol Bath Road)
09/01/92 Withdrawn from BR (Bristol Bath Road) PBRX

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50612 - original number
53612 - from Apr-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


50612 56203 As delivered to 56G - 14th August 1958
50612 56203 Transfer to 55F - 2w/e 30/04/60
50612 56203 Transfer to 55H - 4w/e 25/03/67
53612 54205 Transfer to BG - 25/03/84
B971 53612 54194 Listed at BR - 29/02/88
B962 53612 54492 Listed at BR - 15/05/89
B962 53612 54230 Listed at BR - Jul-91
B967 53612 54230 Listed at BR - Aug-91
B967 53612 54230 Listed at BR - Dec-91

Images:

DMU

Date: 7th February 1988

Class 108 53612 is seen stabled at Tyseley carriage sidings on 07.02.1988. Andy Cole.

DMU

Date: 8th April 1989

Set number: B962

Class 108 set no. B962 formed DMBS 53612 and DTCL 54492 at Bristol Parson Street heading for Taunton on 8/Apr/1989. Robert Chilton.

DMU

Date: July 1989

Set number: B962

B962 leaving Cheltenham in July 1989, with 53612 closest. Mike Cooper.

DMU

Date: July 1989

Set number: B962

B962 at Cheltenham in July 1989, with 53612 closest. Mike Cooper.

DMU

Date: March 1992

Set number: B967

53612 and 53296 at Snailwell on March 1992. Surface Stock.

DMU

Date: March 1992

Set number: B967

Class 108 DMBS 53612 at Snailwell in March 1992. Surface Stock.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 1975

Recently refurbished Class 108 set E56205 + E50612 seen in York station circa late 1975. Stuart Mackay Collection.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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