Builder: BR Derby Works
Type: Low Density
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: LMS
Engines: Leyland 150hp
Lot Number: 30465
50971 - original number
53971 - from Jun-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)
A Class 108 DMBS, followed by a Class 105, and lastly a Class 104 2-car set, seen in Wigan Wallgate station in 1983. Graeme Phillips Collection.
Class 108+104 formed M53971+M54504 + M53536+M54179 at Miles Platting on the 17th October 1987. Kevin Law.
Class 108 54485, set number LO280 (with 53971), is seen departing Leeds with a working to Blackpool on 07.09.1991. First Generation DMU's were always associated with Leeds, but on this day in 1991, after spending quite a few hours on the station, this was the only heritage set to be seen. Andy Cole.
In pre-green days, 101685 (53160 + 53164) is working with LO280 (53971 + 54504) on 2H65, the 09:38 Manchester Piccadilly to New Mills Central at Hague Bar, 19-10-92. Kevin Dowd.
W52064 + W51933 + 53971 + 54504 + M54490 + M51907 + 53980 + 53XXX stored out of service on Longsight, 10-6-93. Kevin Dowd.