Builder: BR Derby Works
Type: Low Density
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: LMS
Engines: Leyland 150hp
Lot Number: 30465
12th September 1990 - Part of 5Z32 Longsight depot - Doncaster Works (collision-damaged cars running under own power)
50977 - original number
53977 - from Jun-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)
Class 108 53977, set number N691 (with Class 104 53501), is seen on the line that leads into the wheel lathe at Tyseley on 11.06.1988. It was allocated to Newton Heath at the time. Andy Cole.
CH351 M53977 + 59688 + M51418 on 2E14 13:36 Manchester Piccadilly to Sheffield at Buxworth cutting, 25-7-90, with the 108 displaying the welsh dragon and the 101 the HA castle! Kevin Dowd.
31460 drags M53977 + M59390 + M54261 as 5Z41 1011 Longsight to C.F. Booths Rotherham for scrap. New Mills South Junction 4-10-91. Kevin Dowd.
A Class 104/108 hybrid set formed of 53501 and 53977 seen in Leeds City station. Date unknown. Malcolm Clements.
CH605 (M53529 + Class 108 M53977) have arrived at Manchester Piccadilly with the 12:14 ex-Sheffield, 29-9-89. Kevin Dowd.
CH605 M53529 + M53977 with the 17:45 Holyhead to Crewe at Chester, 9-2-90. Kevin Dowd.