Builder: BR Derby Works
Type: Low Density
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: LMS
Lot Number: 30409
|14/08/58||New to||56G (Bradford Hammerton St)|
|2w/e 30/04/60||Transferred to||55F (Manningham)|
|4w/e 25/03/67||Transferred to||55H (Neville Hill)|
|w/e 01/04/67||Transferred to||South Gosforth|
|w/e 02/08/69||Transferred to||32A (Norwich)|
|4w/e 05/12/70||Transferred to||52J (South Gosforth)|
|w/e 24/10/76||Transferred to||NL (Neville Hill)|
|13/05/84||Transferred to||BG (Hull Botanic Gardens)|
|10/05/87||Transferred to||BR (Bristol Bath Road)|
|14/05/90||Transferred to||CF (Cardiff Canton) PCFX|
|07/07/91||Transferred to||LO (Longsight) PLOX|
|07/06/93||Transferred to||HQ RFXX|
|23/06/93||Withdrawn from||HQ RFXX|
56203 - original number
54203 - from May-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)
|50612||56203||As delivered to 56G - 14th August 1958|
|50612||56203||Transfer to 55F - 2w/e 30/04/60|
|50612||56203||Transfer to 55H - 4w/e 25/03/67|
|50606||56203||Transfer to South Gosforth - w/e 01/04/67|
|B968||53620||54203||Formed at BR circa 10/87|
|B965||53616||54203||Listed at BR - 29/02/88|
|B968||53620||54203||Formation change - BR - 2w/e 13/03/88 - 54203 (ex-B969) replaced 54201 (to B969)|
|B968||53620||54203||Listed at BR - 15/05/89|
|LO299||53974||54203||Listed at LO - Dec-91|
|LO241||53202||54203||Listed at LO - November 1992|
|LO241||53202||54203||Listed at LO - 10/12/92|
Dec-74 - AWS fitted
The new order at Weston-super-Mare. It’s Tuesday March 29 1988 and Leyland 155325 has just arrived on a press demonstration run from Westbury. Meanwhile, B965 (54203 + 53620) arrives on a Taunton train. Just visible in the ‘six-foot’ are tubs of daffodils, the station staff’s attempt to brighten the surroundings. Mel Holley.
Class 108 set B968 (presumably 54203 + 53620) makes a smoky departure from Bristol Bath Road depot circa March 1989. Stuart Mackay Collection.
A Longsight allocated hybrid unit - LO241 - comprising of "Derby" Class 108 (54203) & "Met Cam" Class 101 (53202) negotiating New Mills South Junction on a peak hour working to Chinley. 5th May 1993. Andrew J Crowther.
Class 108 vehicles E50604 and E56203 form the 17:50 to Saltburn at Darlington on June 2ns, 1982. John Carter.
Class 108 set B968, headed by 53620 (probably with 54203) in May 1989 at Bristol Temple Meads. Stuart Mackay Collection.