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Vehicle 56205 / 54205


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

28/07/58 New to 51A (Darlington)
w/e 03/01/59 Transferred to 56G (Bradford Hammerton St)
2w/e 30/04/60 Transferred to 55F (Manningham)
4w/e 25/03/67 Transferred to 55H (Neville Hill)
May-73Depot code changeNL (Neville Hill)
25/03/84 Transferred to BG (Hull Botanic Gardens)
28/09/86 Transferred to NL (Neville Hill)
10/05/87 Transferred to BR (Bristol Bath Road)
14/05/90 Transferred to CF (Cardiff Canton) PCFX
07/07/91 Transferred to LO (Longsight) PLOX
30/10/91 Withdrawn from LO (Longsight) PXXZ

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

56205 - original number
54205 - from Apr-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


50614 56205 As delivered to 51A - 28th July 1958
50614 56205 Transfer to 55F - 2w/e 30/04/60
50614 56205 Transfer to 55H - 4w/e 25/03/67
53612 54205 Transfer to BG - 25/03/84
B971 53617 54205 Formed at BR circa May-88
B971 53941 54205 Formed at BR p/e 17/06/88
B971 53941 54205 Listed at BR - 15/05/89
spare 54205 Listed at CF - Jul-91
spare 54205 Listed at CF - Aug-91
LO288 53943 54205 Listed at LO - Aug-91
53943 54205 Noted 07/08/91

Images:

DMU

Date: 1975

Recently refurbished Class 108 set E56205 + E50612 seen in York station circa late 1975. Stuart Mackay Collection.

DMU

Date: 15th May 1989

Set number: B971

M54205 at Westbury 15-05-89. Vincent Haworth.

DMU

Date: 16th January 1990

Set number: B971

Class 108 set B971 (54205 + 53941) is seen in Severn Beach station on January 16, 1990. Stuart Mackay Collection.

DMU

Date: 9th January 1991

Set number: C970

Cheltenham Spa, 9/1/91. C970 is led by 54205 on the 10:00 to Cardiff. Mike Cooper.

DMU

Date: 27th July 1991

31102 Cricklewood drags 54205 + 54210 + 54258 + 53975 past New Mills South Jct as 5Z41 10:11 Longsight to CF Booths Rotherham 27-9-91. Kevin Dowd.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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