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Vehicle 50643 / 53643


Class 108

BR Diagram 544

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: 30408
Diagram: 544

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50643 - original number
53643 - from Apr-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

50643 was involved in the following incident(s):


York split points

Summer 1979 - York, ER

Split Points involving Class 108

Info from Peter Mullen

E50643 slipped the points just south of York station. More Details.


Images:

DMU

Date: 1979

E50643 can't decide which way it wants to go, but if it had travelled much further the Wickham set might have had a dented cab. Just south of York station, summer 1979. Peter Mullen.

DMU

Date: 1979

E50643 in trouble! Just south of York station, summer 1979. Peter Mullen.

DMU

Date: 30th December 1987

A set formed of 53643 + 59113 + 53630 is seen in platform 4b of Leeds station on December 30, 1987. Rex Holt.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: unknown

A two-car Class 111 set and a 108/101/108 hybrid formed 53643 + 59113 + 53630 are seen at Barsnby on 12/12/87 working the 13:53 Leeds - Sheffield service. Stuart Mackay Collection.

                                                                                                                                                                             

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