Builder: BR Derby Works
Type: Low Density
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: LMS
Engines: Leyland 150hp
Lot Number: 30465
50986 - original number
53986 - from Apr-85 (53xxx / 54xxx change)
Class 108 d.m.u. CH280 (53986 + 54221) 09-07-1989 awaiting its next duty at Bridlington. The set had been transferred from Chester to Neville Hill a few weeks earlier. Gordon Thomson.
Set CH280 (53986 + 53162) seen at Morecambe on the 16th September 1989. Stuart Mackay Collection.
Class 108 53986 working with a Class 101 vehicle at Bridlington on May 15, 1990. Now a Neville Hill vehicle, the CH had been painted over on the set number leaving the 280 from its time at Chester depot. John Carter.
A Class 108/101 hybrid arrives into Beverley on May 15, 1990, with 53986 at the front. John Carter.
Class 108 53986 and Class 101 54085 entering Barnetby on August 7th, 1990. The 108 had previously been part of Chester set CH280, the CH has been painted over. Rex Holt.
Nottingham, 8/1/91. 53986, labeled set 280 - note the set number is also under the bodyside vehicle Number. It is formed with a Class 101 labeled set N616! Mike Cooper.
Class 108 twin sets with CH273 leading formed M54273 + M53940 + M54221 + M53986 at Lostock Gralam on the 14th January 1989 with the 12.28 Chester-Manchester Oxford Road. Kevin Law.