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Vehicle 50608 / 53608


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

04/07/58 New to 53C (Hull Springhead)
30/11/58 Transferred to 53B (Hull Botanic Gardens) - (53C closed)
Jan-60Depot code change50C (Hull Botanic Gardens)
4w/e 26/11/60 Transferred to 55F (Manningham)
4w/e 25/03/67 Transferred to 55H (Neville Hill)
May-73Depot code changeNL (Neville Hill)
13/05/84 Transferred to BG (Hull Botanic Gardens)
11/05/86 Transferred to NL (Neville Hill)
10/05/87 Transferred to BR (Bristol Bath Road)
27/03/92 Withdrawn from BR (Bristol Bath Road) PBRX

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50608 - original number
53608 - from Apr-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


50608 56199 As delivered to 53C - 4th July 1958
50608 56199 Transfer to 55F - 4w/e 26/11/60
50608 56199 Transfer to 55H - 4w/e 25/03/67
B961 53608 54208 Listed at BR - Aug-87
B961 53608 54208 Listed at BR - Oct-87
B961 53608 54208 Listed at BR - 29/02/88
B961 53608 54208 Listed at BR - 15/05/89
B961 53608 54208 Listed at BR - Jul-91
B961 53608 54208 Listed at BR - Aug-91
B961 53608 54208 Listed at BR - Dec-91

Images:

DMU

Date: 30th June 1988

Set number: B961

Set B961 (53608 + 54208) in Weymouth station on June 30, 1988, after arriving on a service from Bristol. Hamish Stevenson.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 30th June 1988

Set number: B961

On June 30, 1988, 54208 + 53608 are seen in Yeovil Pen Mill station. Hamish Stevenson.

DMU

Date: 30th June 1988

Set number: B961

54208 + 53608 in Weymouth station after arriving on a service from Bristol TM, June 30, 1988. Hamish Stevenson.

DMU

Date: 1st July 1988

Set number: B961

54208 + 53608 (set B961) arrives onto Clifton Down station with the 07:07 Severn Beach - Bristol TM service on July 1st, 1988. Hamish Stevenson.

DMU

Date: 1989

Set number: B961

54208 leads Class 108 set B961 (presumably with 53608) into Yate station on the summer of 1989. Michael Mensing.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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