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Vehicle 51948

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



Date: 16th June 1989

Set number: CH378

After working a peak hour Manchester Piccadilly-Chinley via Marple service, 'Spa Line' branded former Buxton class 108 power cars, now Chester allocated set CH378 (presumably with 51248 closest) return direct ecs to Longsight depot, decend the Hazel Grove Cord which opened to traffic a few years earlier on the 12th May 1986, to provide a link between the old Midland Rly and the L&NW Rly. 16th June 1989. Andrew J Crowther.


Date: 8th January 1991

Set number: T062

T062 is seen at Derby on a rainy 8/1/91 led by 51948. Mike Cooper.


Date: 8th June 1991

Set number: T062

T062 stands at Worcester Shrub Hill with an empty stock working to Tyseley Depot on Saturday 8/6/91. The leading vehicle is 51948. Mel Holley.


Date: 29th June 1991

Set number: T062

Class 108 T062 (51948 + 52039)awaits departure from Llandudno with the 11:00 train to Blaenau Ffestiniog on 29-06-1991. Gordon Thomson.

The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:


Date: 30th November 1986

From left to right are 51948, 59137 and 52064, seen at Longsight TMD on the 30th November 1986. S Gaskell.


Date: 6th May 1989

Set number: N673

N673 (M53494+M53468), CH379 (M51948), N669 (M53528) on X shed Longsight TMD 6-5-89. Kevin Dowd.


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