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Vehicle 50941 / 53941 / 977836


Class 108

BR Diagram 543

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: 30465
Diagram: 543

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50941 - original number
53941 - from May-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)
977836 - from Oct-92 (departmental stock)

Department Use as ADB977836

Sandite / Route Learner From 10/92 to 10/95. Carried set number LO910

Images:

DMU

Date: 21st June 1986

Set number: T205

Class 108 53941, set number T205, is seen stabled in the sun at Tyseley Carriage sidings on 21.06.1986. Andy Cole.

DMU

Date: 20th September 1986

Set number: T205

Class 108 53941, set number T205, is seen at Tyseley on 20.09.1986. Note the Manchester and WM symbols side by side. Andy Cole.

DMU

Date: 30th July 1987

Valley Train markings carried on the side of 53941 at Swindon station on the 30th July 1987. Malcolm Clements.

DMU

Date: 30th July 1987

A close up of the Welsh dragon carried on the side of Class 108 DMBS 53941. Seen at Swindon station on the 30th July 1987. Malcolm Clements.

DMU

Date: 3rd November 1995

Set number: LO910

Half of Longsight based Sandite & route learning unit no. LO910, vehicle no. 977836 formerly DMBS 53941/50941 is seen languishing at C.F. Booths scrapyard on 03/Nov/1995. It was eventually scrapped in October 1996. Robert Chilton.

DMU

Date: 1996

The rear end of ex-Sandite vehicle 977836, formerly class 108 DMBS no.53941/50941 at CF Booths scrapyard in mid-1996. It was eventually scrapped in October 1996. Robert Chilton.

DMU

Date: 1996

Set number: LO910

Vehicle no. 977836 formerly DMBS 53941/50941 is seen languishing at C.F. Booths scrapyard in mid-1996 in the company of other ex-Sandite vehicles. On the far left is 977811, formerly 53956/50956. Robert Chilton.

DMU

Date: 11th May 1996

977836 was formerly 50941 and is seen at CF Booths in Rotherham on the 11th May 1996. S Gaskell.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

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: 16th July 1992

Set number: LO293

Longsight class 108 set LO293 formed DTCL M54230 and DMBS M53941 arriving at Manchester Victoria paired with a class 101 set. Robert Chilton.

                                                                                                                                                                             

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