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Vehicle 51944


Class 108

BR Diagram 634

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: 30601
Diagram: 634

51944 was involved in the following incident(s):


Bradford Collision

03/06/64 - Bradford (Exchange) Station, NER

Collision involving Class 108 / Steam

Info from Bill Read, Malcolm Paul and Peter Mullen

The DMU descended the steep gradient into the station and collided with the stationary parcels train at about 50 mph. The leading car was destroyed. Damage to the steam locomotive and M52059 was minimal. More Details.


Images:

DMU

Date: 3rd June 1964

Class 108 DMBS M51944 after colliding with a parcels train at Bradford Exchange, 3rd June 1964. It provides a view of the rear end of a Class 108 with the original style exhaust. Malcolm Paul Collection.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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