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Vehicle 56199 / 54199


Class 108

BR Diagram 640

Builder: BR Derby Works
Type: Low Density
Length: 57ft
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: LMS
Lot Number: 30409
Diagram: 640

Allocations

04/07/58 New to 53C (Hull Springhead)
30/11/58 Transferred to 53B (Hull Botanic Gardens) - (53C closed)
Jan-60Depot code change50C (Hull Botanic Gardens)
4w/e 26/11/60 Transferred to 55F (Manningham)
4w/e 25/03/67 Transferred to 55H (Neville Hill)
May-73Depot code changeNL (Neville Hill)
13/05/84 Transferred to BG (Hull Botanic Gardens)
11/05/86 Transferred to NL (Neville Hill)
15/03/87 Withdrawn from NL (Neville Hill)
12/04/87 Reinstated BG (Hull Botanic Gardens)
14/06/87 Withdrawn from BG (Hull Botanic Gardens)

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

56199 - original number
54199 - from Apr-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


50608 56199 As delivered to 53C - 4th July 1958
50608 56199 Transfer to 55F - 4w/e 26/11/60
50608 56199 Transfer to 55H - 4w/e 25/03/67
50630 56199 Noted 08/06/81
53610 54199 Noted 27/07/86
53604 54199 Noted 19th August 1986

Images:

DMU

Date: 8th June 1981

E56199 and E50630 on the outskirts of Leeds station on the 8th June 1981. Malcolm Clements.

DMU

Date: 22nd March 1986

The 'Don & Tees' railtour is seen at Boulby Mine with 54199 closest, 22/03/86. Chris Lings.

DMU

Date: 25th April 1987

A DMU, made up of a Class 108 and 101 pairing with E54199 leading, departs Hull on 25th April 1987. Syd Young.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 27th July 1986

An impressive 10-car DMU rake led by MetroTrain branded 53610 and 54199, followed by a plain blue class 105 pair and three more two-car class 108 sets heads for York at Kirkham Abbey on 27/Jul/1986. Robert Chilton.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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