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Vehicle 50948 / 53948


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:

50948 - original number
53948 - from 1983 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Images:

DMU

Date: unknown

In a snowy scene, 53948 is at Lawrence Hill. Undated. John Stewart.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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