Builder: BR Derby Works
Type: Low Density
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: LMS
Engines: Leyland 150hp
Lot Number: 30465
50981 - original number
53981 - from Jun-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)
977838 - from Oct-92 (departmental stock)
Sandite / Route Learner From 10/92 to 2/94. Carried set number LO910
M50981 + M56253 in Chester station with the 12:43 to Manchester Victoria on 20/9/80. John Carter.
Class 108 53981 and 54253 arrive into Orrell station, this end of the platforms is unused. 28th October 1986. S Gaskell.
53981 and 54253 await departure from Orrell station on the 28th October 1986. S Gaskell.
Class 108 set LO276 formed DMBS 53981 leading DTCL 54253 standing at Preston on 16/Jul/1992. Robert Chilton.
Class 108 set LO276 (presumably 54253 + 53981) arrives at Llandudno Jct on June 4, 1991. Hamish Stevenson.
Longsight set LO276, formed with a slightly battered looking DTCL M54253 and DMBS M53981, sitting amongst the Brute trolleys at Manchester Piccadilly, 16/Jul/1992. Robert Chilton.