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Vehicle 52053 / 977807


Class 108

BR Diagram 638

Builder: BR Derby Works
Type: Low Density
Length: 57ft
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: LMS
Engines: Leyland 150hp
Transmission: Mechanical
Lot Number: 30660
Diagram: 638

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

52053 - original number
977807 - from Oct-92 (departmental stock)

Department Use as ADB977807

Sandite / Route Learner From 10/92 to 10/93. Carried set number LO905

52053 was involved in the following incident(s):


Haymarket Derailment

Date unknown - Haymarket Depot, ScR

Derailment involving Class 108

Info from John Reddyhoff

Class 108 set 380 apparently hit the buffers at the south end of the depot and continued for another 60ft. Image John Reddyhoff. More Details.


Images:

DMU

Date: 16th July 1983

Class 104 trailer E59225 in all blue livery is sandwiched between class 108 power twins M52053 nearest and M52059 at Manchester Victoria on 16th July 1983 having arrived on a service from Blackpool North Kevin Law.

DMU

Date: unknown

Set number: 380

Class 108 set 380 seems to have collided with the buffers, pushing them about 60ft. No date, but it's at the south end of Haymarket depot. The power cars should be 52053 and 52059. John Reddyhoff.

DMU

Date: unknown

Set number: 380

Class 108 set 380 seems to have collided with the buffers, pushing them about 60ft. No date, but it's at the south end of Haymarket depot, and this is probably 52053. John Reddyhoff.

DMU

Date: unknown

Set number: 380

Class 108 set 380 being recovered after running off the end of a siding. No date, but it's in the coal yard at the south end of Haymarket depot, and this is probably 52053. John Reddyhoff.

DMU

Date: 16th July 1992

M52053 with 54239 behind. I later went on to have the pleasure of driving 52053 during the time it was owned by the DMU group I am a shareholder of, until it was sold on. Robert Chilton.

DMU

Date: 20th July 1992

Set number: LO612

Class 108 set LO612 (DMS 52053 + DMBS 51937) enters Blanaeu Ffestiniog with the 2.25pm ex-Llandudno on July 20, 1992. Michael Mensing.

DMU

Date: 21st July 1992

Set number: LO612

Class 108 set LO612 (DMS 52053 + DMBS 51937) passes by Conway Castle on July 21, 1992. Michael Mensing.

DMU

Date: November 1994

Set number: LO905

977807 (ex-52053) on a low loader at the Derby RTC, November 94. Tim Stubbs.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 16th July 1992

Set number: LO612

Longsight set LO612, formed with DMBS M51937 and DMCL M52053. Robert Chilton.

DMU

Date: 20th July 1992

Set number: LO612

Class 108 set LO612 (DMBS 51937 + DMS 52053) enters Blanaeu Ffestiniog with the 2.25pm ex-Llandudno on July 20, 1992. Michael Mensing.

DMU

Date: 20th July 1992

Set number: LO612

Class 108 set LO612 (DMBS 51937 + DMS 52053) awaiting departure from Blanaeu Ffestiniog on the afternoon of July 20, 1992. Michael Mensing.

                                                                                                                                                                             

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