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Vehicle 52062

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


May 1988 - Seen carrying unit no. BX496 while in unit BX497



Date: 4th November 1985

Set number: BX496

BX496 a 3 car Buxton allocated Derby built class 108 dmu with a class 104 trailer car, comprising of M52062 + M59155 + M51947, climbs the 1-60 bank up towards Norbury Hollow level crossing with a Manchester Piccadilly - Buxton working, 4th November 1985. Andrew J Crowther.


Date: 23rd November 1985

Set number: BX496

Buxton allocated Derby built 1960 class 108 dmu BX496 (M52062 + M59155 + M51947) is seen at rest on it's home depot, 23rd November 1985. Andrew J Crowther.


Date: 26th December 1990

Set number: T070

Class 108 DMS 52062, set number T070, is seen in the fading light stabled outside the factory at Tyseley on 26.12.1990. Andy Cole.

The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:


Date: 10th April 1971

Gloucester class 128 motor parcels van No.M55989 is seen at Newton Heath depot on 10th April 1971, with its 'buffalo horns' prominent. Ten motor luggage vans of class 128 were delivered from the Gloucester Railway Carriage & Wagon Co. in early 1960 for use on the London Midland and Western Regions. The London Midland examples did not have end gangways fitted. Powered by two 230hp engines per vehicle, they were able to accommodate a trailing load when required. Class 108 DMC M52062 is on the left and a 'Blackpool stripe' 104 on the right. Gordon Edgar.


Date: unknown

Set number: CH629

A class 108 unit (CH629, presumably 51950 and 52062) arrives at Nottingham, circa 1989/90, once an everyday scene. Stuart Pearce.


Date: 23rd February 1986

Set number: BX496

With Disley showing on the blind, Buxton based Derby class 108 dmu BX496 with it's BRC&W center car (M51947 + M59155 + M52062) slows for the Chapel-en-le-Frith stop on 23rd February 1986. The line between Disley and Hazel Grove was closed every Sunday around this time for the construction of the Hazel Grove Cord. Andrew J Crowther.


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