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Vehicle 56198 / 54198


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

27/06/58 New to 51A (Darlington)
4w/e 24/01/59 Transferred to South Gosforth
3w/e 16/05/59 Transferred to 56G (Bradford Hammerton St)
3w/e 19/03/60 Transferred to 55H (Neville Hill)
3w/e 02/07/60 Transferred to 55F (Manningham)
4w/e 25/03/67 Transferred to 55H (Neville Hill)
May-73Depot code changeNL (Neville Hill)
22/04/84 Transferred to BG (Hull Botanic Gardens)
11/05/86 Transferred to NL (Neville Hill)
15/03/87 Withdrawn from NL (Neville Hill)
19/03/87 Reinstated NL (Neville Hill)
03/05/87 Withdrawn from NL (Neville Hill)

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

56198 - original number
54198 - from Apr-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


50607 56198 As delivered to 51A - 27th June 1958
50607 56198 Transfer to South Gosforth - 4w/e 24/01/59 - on loan
50607 56198 Transfer to 56G - 3w/e 16/05/59
50607 56198 Transfer to 55H - 3w/e 19/03/60
50607 56198 Transfer to 55F - 3w/e 02/07/60
50607 56198 Transfer to 55H - 4w/e 25/03/67
50603 56198 Noted 19/05/80
53603 54198 Transfer to BG - 22/04/84 - from NL

Modifications

Nov-74 - AWS fitted

No images of the vehicle available.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 19th May 1980

50603 seen between Mirfield & Thornhill Junction on the 19th May 1980, paired with 56198. Malcolm Clements.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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