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Vehicle 52042

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



Date: March 1982

Seeing I had a camera, the driver of the Class 108 DMU waiting in platform 3 at Wigan North Western with the next service to Liverpool Lime Street invited me into the cab of car 52042 where I took this photo. In the foreground is the large wheel for the parking brake, behind is the red emergency brake and the silver lever is used by the driver to control the train's vacuum brakes. March 1982 S Gaskell.


Date: March 1982

Taken in the cab of 52042 at Wigan showing the train lighting controls and the heating system supplied by Dragonair of Portsmouth. 52042 had been refurbished in 1977 and was allocated to Allerton at this time. It was scrapped in 1993. March 1982. S Gaskell.


Date: circa August 1991

Tyseley hybrid set T074 52042 53211 at Wolverhampton August 1991. Ian Charles.


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