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Vehicle 50982 / 53982 / 977816


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:

50982 - original number
53982 - from Jun-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)
977816 - from Oct-92 (departmental stock)

Department Use as ADB977816

Sandite / Route Learner From 10/92 to 9/93. Carried set number C / 921

Images:

DMU

Date: 6th July 1986

53982 and 54246 are seen in Southport Carriage Sidings on the 6th July 1986. Jerry Glover.

DMU

Date: 6th June 1990

Set number: LO277

Class 108 LO277 (M53982 + M54246) at Manchester Piccadilly on June 6, 1990. Surface Stock.

DMU

Date: 10th September 1995

Sandite / Route Learner 977816 at Margam on the 10th September 1995. S Gaskell.

DMU

Date: 4th August 1996

Set number: C

Class 108 977816 is seen condemned at Gwent Demolition, Margam, on 04.08.1996. This was converted from 53982. Andy Cole.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 12th August 1977

The Lancaster shuttle at Morecambe with E56088 + E50207. It had worked from Morecambe with M56265 + M50982 which were going to work the next Barrow service. 12th August 1977. Robert Frise.

DMU

Date: 19th August 1980

M56265 + M50982 at Wigan Wallgate, 19/8/80/ Robert Frise.

DMU

Date: 25th April 1988

Set number: N611

Class 108 M54246+M53982 at Chinley on the 25th April 1988 wirh a Manchester Piccadilly-Sheffield service. Kevin Law.

DMU

Date: 4th March 1990

Set number: CH277

Class 108 DTCL 54246 leading set CH277, with DMBS 53982 and a three-car 101 and 108 on the Lickey Incline near Bromsgrove on 4/Mar/1990. The set was on an unknown railtour or charter. Robert Chilton.

DMU

Date: 10th May 1990

Set number: CH643

CH643 SC53185 + W51462, CH642 51426, CH277 M54246 + M53982 (L-R), on Chester depot, 10-5-90. Kevin Dowd.

DMU

Date: 26th July 1991

Set number: LO255

Class 108 DMBS M51424, LO255 - with out of shot M54232 and M53982 / M54246 (LO277) at Manchester Victoria on 26/07/1991. Robert Chilton.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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