Builder: BR Derby Works
Type: Low Density
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: LMS
Engines: Leyland 150hp
Lot Number: 30406
|11/07/58||New to||51A (Darlington)|
|w/e 03/01/59||Transferred to||56G (Bradford Hammerton St)|
|2w/e 30/04/60||Transferred to||55F (Manningham)|
|3w/e 02/03/63||Transferred to||51A (Darlington)|
|Dec-67||Transferred to||South Gosforth|
|w/e 23/04/78||Transferred to||NL (Neville Hill)|
|29/09/85||Transferred to||BG (Hull Botanic Gardens)|
|04/10/87||Transferred to||BR (Bristol Bath Road)|
|16/05/88||Transferred to||BY (Bletchley)|
|p/e 31/12/88||Sector Change to||NNLX|
|p/e 07/10/89||Sector Change to||NMYX|
|14/05/90||Transferred to||OO (Old Oak Common) NWRX|
|24/01/92||Transferred to||RG (Reading) NWRX|
|21/12/92||Transferred to||HQ NWRX|
|06/01/93||Withdrawn from||HQ NWRX|
50599 - original number
53599 - from Apr-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)
|50599||56190||As delivered to 51A - 11th July 1958|
|50599||56197||Transfer to 55F - 2w/e 30/04/60|
|50599||56190||Transfer to 51A - 3w/e 02/03/63|
|50599||56190||Transfer to South Gosforth - Dec-67|
|B920||53599||59130||53635||Formed at BR 10/87|
|B931||53599||59130||53917||Listed at BR - 29/02/88|
|L706||53599||51572||Listed at OO - 21/01/91|
|53599||59734||51572||Listed at - 24/02/92 - NSE NWRX pool|
|L490||53599||59734||51572||Listed at - 12/08/92|
|L490||53599||51572||Listed at RG - November 1992 - Sector NWRX|
A Scarborough service approaches York, made up of Derby 4 car set (with two vans), E50599 + 59383 + 59249 + 50639 coupled to a Met Cam 111, E51550 + 59570 + 51558. 11th August 1974. Paul James.
A Class 108 2-car set with recently-renumbered 53599 bringing up the rear trundles away from Cottingham on a Hull - Scarborough service on 18th October 1983. The semaphores went the following year and the box lingered on until 1987. The latter is now preserved in the Hull Streetlife Museum. Syd Young.
My train home, the 14.00 departure from Wigan Wallgate which I'd take to Appley Bridge. This was the 10.39 York to Southport service and was worked by a Neville Hill Class 108 set including car 53599. 20th October 1984. S Gaskell.
Class 108 53599 is seen stabled at Tyseley on 26.12.1987. It was later preserved. Andy Cole.
50197 + 59380 + 50599 at Alston on Tuesday 27th April 1976, the last week of the Haltwhistle - Alston service. Arnie Furniss.
Derby Works Class 108 DMU 56190 + 50599 at Sheffield, 10th June 1978. Tiptree Jon.
L701 53437 + 53479, L705 53599 + 51572, L702 53539 + 53455 at St Pancras on the early morning ECS moves from Old Oak Common to Gospel Oak and Barking, 8-11-90. Kevin Dowd.
51572 + 53599 at Clapham Junction on 3/12/92. Sparegang.