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Vehicle 56279 / 54279


Class 108

BR Diagram 646

Builder: BR Derby Works
Type: Low Density
Length: 57ft
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: LMS
Lot Number: 30499
Diagram: 646

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

56279 - original number
54279 - from Jul-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Images:

DMU

Date: 1st October 1988

Wolverton Works contains NSE liveried 54279 and 51914, as well as the retro-green Cravens. Robert Frise.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 1960

A brand new 108 (M51424/M56279) at Morningside Road on the Edinburgh suburban circle, heading for Musselburgh. ScR Official Picture. The vehicles were on loan from the LMR to Leith Central between March and October 1960. AA McLean Collection.

DMU

Date: 26th September 1987

Inside the shed at Bletchley on 26/9/87 were Class 108 vehicles 51914 & 54279, and Class 127 Parcels set 910. Shayne Lewis.

DMU

Date: 7th May 1990

A Network South East two-car Class 108 unit (53628 + 54279) takes the former Nottingham line at Glendon Junction with a Kettering - Corby service on May 7th 1990, its last month of operation. Mike Dean.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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