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Vehicle 50939 / 53939 / 977818


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: 30465
Diagram: 543

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50939 - original number
53939 - from Apr-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)
977818 - from Oct-92 (departmental stock)

Department Use as ADB977818

Sandite / Route Learner From 10/92 to 10/95. Carried set number B / 922

Images:

DMU

Date: 12th April 1986

Class 108 53939 is seen stabled at Tyseley Carriage sidings on 12.04.1986. Andy Cole.

DMU

Date: 16th August 1989

Set number: S946

Class 108 set (presumably 53939 + 52046) approaches Llanelli at 15:46 on Wednesday 16th August 1989 with the 1528 Swansea - Crewe (via Reversal at Llanelli & Central Wales line) service. Colin Brooks.

DMU

Date: 16th August 1989

Set number: S946

Class 108 set S946 (presumably 53939 + 52046) working 2M39, the 15:28 Swansea - Crewe (via reversal at Lllanelli and Central Wales line), awaits time at Llandrindod at 18:00 on Wednesday 16th August 1989. Colin Brooks.

DMU

Date: 21st August 1993

Sandite / route learner vehicle 977818 at Landore TMD, 21st August 1993. S Gaskell.

DMU

Date: 1996

Set number: B

Half of Sandite & route learning unit "B", vehicle no. 977818 formerly DMBS 53939/50939 is seen at C.F. Booths scrapyard mid-1996. Immediately behind is another un-identified ex-Sandite vehicle. The next in line to go, it was scrapped in July 1996. Robert Chilton.

DMU

Date: 11th May 1996

Set number: B

977818 at CF Booths in Rotherham on 11th May 1996, a scrapyard responsible for the dismantling of many Class 108 vehicles. S Gaskell.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 16th August 1989

Set number: S946

Class 108 Set S946 (presumably 52046 + 53939) working 2M39, the 1528 Swansea - Crewe (via Reversal at Llanelli & Central Wales line), awaits time at Llandovery at 16:54 on Wednesday 16th August 1989. Colin Brooks.

DMU

Date: 16th August 1989

Set number: S946

Class 108 Set S946 (presumably 52046 + 53939) working 2M39, 1528 Swansea - Shrewsbury (via Reversal at Llanelli) passes the lower quadrant semapohre on approach to the Craven Arms at 19:20 on Wednesday 16th August 1989. Colin Brooks.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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