Builder: BR Derby Works
Type: Low Density
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: LMS
Engines: Leyland 150hp
Lot Number: 30660
w/e 01/05/77 - 51932/5 52048/9 listed as transferred to CH w/e 1/5/77, move then cancelled
Class 108 set no. BX490 formed DMCL 52049 (nearest), TSL 59390 and DMBS 51927 running a Peak Rail Rambler Sunday service (1L94) at New Mills Central on a rainy 14/Sep/1986. Robert Chilton.
Three-car Class 108 set BX490 (M52049 closest, presumably with 59390 + 51927) arriving at Buxton with a working from Manchester on June 4th, 1987. Hamish Stevenson.
Three-car Class 108 set BX490 (M52049 closest, presumably with 59390 + 51927) departs from Buxton with a Manchester service on June 4th, 1987. Hamish Stevenson.
Class 108s in CF Booths scrapyard in Rotherham, including a vehicle from T069 on the left (presumably 52049). Circa 1992. Robert Frise Collection.
With the blind already set for the return journey, Buxton "White Roofed" allocated Derby built 1960 class 108 dmu BX490 (M51927 + M59390 + M52049) rolls into Manchester Piccadilly, with a service from Buxton on 31st August 1985. Andrew J Crowther.
Buxton "White Roofed" allocated Derby built 1960 class 108 dmu BX490 (M51927 + M59390 + M52049) is seen climbing up through Bridgemont with a Manchester Piccadilly-Buxton service, the Furness Vale distance signal can be seen behind the train. 29th November 1985. Andrew J Crowther.
T069 M53050 + M52049, 2H03 13:20 Buxton to Piccadilly, deputising for a 150 at New Mills Newtown, 18-3-91. Kevin Dowd.