Builder: BR Derby Works
Type: Low Density
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: LMS
Engines: Leyland 150hp
Lot Number: 30408
50643 - original number
53643 - from Apr-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)
Summer 1979 - York, ER
Split Points involving Class 108
Info from Peter Mullen
E50643 slipped the points just south of York station. More Details.
E50643 can't decide which way it wants to go, but if it had travelled much further the Wickham set might have had a dented cab. Just south of York station, summer 1979. Peter Mullen.
E50643 in trouble! Just south of York station, summer 1979. Peter Mullen.
A set formed of 53643 + 59113 + 53630 is seen in platform 4b of Leeds station on December 30, 1987. Rex Holt.
A two-car Class 111 set and a 108/101/108 hybrid formed 53643 + 59113 + 53630 are seen at Barnsley on 12/12/87 working the 13:53 Leeds - Sheffield service. Stuart Mackay Collection.
Set 385, led by Class 108 51925 (and presumably with 59710 + 53643) arrived into Broughty Ferry on September 29th, 1988. John Carter.