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)|
|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)|
|12/04/87||Reinstated||BG (Hull Botanic Gardens)|
|26/07/87||Stored U.||Hull Dairycoates|
|May-88||Withdrawn from||BG (Hull Botanic Gardens)|
50604 - original number
53604 - from May-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)
|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|
Class 108 vehicles E50604 and E56203 form the 17:50 to Saltburn at Darlington on June 2nd, 1982. John Carter.
"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.
Class 108 DMBS E53604 at Vic Berrys, Leicester on 5-6-88. Kevin Dowd.
E53604 on top of two skips to allow underframe components to be cut off. Vic Berrys, 5th June 1988. Malcolm Clements.
E56203 + E50604 with a Hartlepool train in Darlington station on May 31st, 1982. John Carter.
Met-Camm set E56219 + E50256 and Class 108 set E56203 + E50604 in Darlington station on May 31st, 1982. John Carter.
Leeds Neville Hill allocated Class 108 2 car set formed of DTCL E54199 and DMBS E53604 are stabled at Hull Botanic Gardens TMD on the 11th May 1988. Both vehicles are wearing 'Metrotrain' decals and would continue in service for a short while before being scrapped at Vic Berry's Yard in Leicester during June 1988. Bob Woolnough.