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Vehicle 50604 / 53604


Class 108

BR Diagram 543

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: 30406
Diagram: 543

Allocations

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)
2w/e 09/10/65 Transferred to 50C (Hull Botanic Gardens)
3w/e 20/05/67 Transferred to South Gosforth
w/e 24/10/76 Transferred to NL (Neville Hill)
13/05/84 Transferred to BG (Hull Botanic Gardens)
11/05/86 Transferred to NL (Neville Hill)
15/03/87 Stored U.
12/04/87 Reinstated BG (Hull Botanic Gardens)
26/07/87 Stored U. Hull Dairycoates
May-88 Withdrawn from BG (Hull Botanic Gardens)

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50604 - original number
53604 - from May-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


50604 56195 As delivered to 51A - 11th July 1958
50604 56195 Transfer to 55F - 2w/e 30/04/60
50604 56195 Transfer to 50C - 2w/e 09/10/65
50604 56195 Transfer to South Gosforth - 3w/e 20/05/67
53604 54199 Noted 19th August 1986

Images:

DMU

Date: 2nd June 1982

Class 108 vehicles E50604 and E56203 form the 17:50 to Saltburn at Darlington on June 2nd, 1982. John Carter.

DMU

Date: 5th June 1988

"Em, it won't fit in the skip Sir!" 53604 is raised for easier removal of underframe items, which made for easier stacking. Vic Berry's 5/6/88. Jerry Glover.

DMU

Date: 5th June 1988

Class 108 DMBS E53604 at Vic Berrys, Leicester on 5-6-88. Kevin Dowd.

DMU

Date: 5th June 1988

E53604 on top of two skips to allow underframe components to be cut off. Vic Berrys, 5th June 1988. Malcolm Clements.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 31st May 1982

E56203 + E50604 with a Hartlepool train in Darlington station on May 31st, 1982. John Carter.

DMU

Date: 31st May 1982

Met-Camm set E56219 + E50256 and Class 108 set E56203 + E50604 in Darlington station on May 31st, 1982. John Carter.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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