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Vehicle 50947 / 53947


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

Notes

19/04/59 - The six 2-car sets stored at Warwick shed (50947-52) were noted passing through Coventry on 19/04/59 hauled by 43005 in the Nuneaton direction, heading for Stoke. They were to have travelled under their own power, but had flat batteries after months of storage.

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50947 - original number
53947 - from 1983 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Images:

DMU

Date: 5th July 1990

Set number: S959

Class 108 set S959 (presumably 53947 + 53633) at Tenby with the 15:05 Swansea - Pembroke Dock service on 05-07-1990. Gordon Thomson.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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