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Vehicle 56208 / 54208


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

19/08/58 New to 56G (Bradford Hammerton St)
2w/e 30/04/60 Transferred to 55F (Manningham)
3w/e 02/03/63 Transferred to 51A (Darlington)
3w/e 30/06/63 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)
10/05/87 Transferred to BR (Bristol Bath Road)
10/05/92 Transferred to LO (Longsight) RCLO
01/03/93 Transferred to HQ RFXX
25/03/93 Withdrawn from HQ RFXX

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

56208 - original number
54208 - from Apr-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


50617 56208 As delivered to 56G - 19th August 1958
50617 56208 Transfer to 55F - 2w/e 30/04/60
50617 56208 Transfer to 51A - 3w/e 02/03/63
50617 56208 Transfer to 55H - 3w/e 30/06/63
B961 53608 54208 Listed at BR - Aug-87
B961 53608 54208 Listed at BR - Oct-87
B961 53608 54208 Listed at BR - 29/02/88
B961 53608 54208 Listed at BR - 15/05/89
B961 53608 54208 Listed at BR - Jul-91
B961 53608 54208 Listed at BR - Aug-91
B961 53608 54208 Listed at BR - Dec-91
LO294 53165 54208 Listed at LO - 02/07/92
LO294 53165 54208 Listed at LO - 24/09/92
LO245 51245 54208 Listed at LO - November 1992
LO245 51245 54208 Listed at LO - 10/12/92

Images:

DMU

Date: unknown

A refurbished Class 108 in York station circa 1979, with DTC(L) E56208 is nearest the camera. Graeme Phillips Collection.

DMU

Date: 30th June 1988

Set number: B961

On June 30, 1988, 54208 + 53608 are seen in Yeovil Pen Mill station. Hamish Stevenson.

DMU

Date: 30th June 1988

Set number: B961

54208 + 53608 in Weymouth station after arriving on a service from Bristol TM, June 30, 1988. Hamish Stevenson.

DMU

Date: 1st July 1988

Set number: B961

54208 + 53608 (set B961) arrives onto Clifton Down station with the 07:07 Severn Beach - Bristol TM service on July 1st, 1988. Hamish Stevenson.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 30th June 1988

Set number: B961

Set B961 (53608 + 54208) in Weymouth station on June 30, 1988, after arriving on a service from Bristol. Hamish Stevenson.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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