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Vehicle 56239 / 54239

Class 108

BR Diagram 640

Builder: BR Derby Works
Type: Low Density
Length: 57ft
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: LMS
Lot Number: 30466
Diagram: 640

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

56239 - original number
54239 - from Jun-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)



Date: 31st July 1978

M56239 is at Lancaster with M50958 on 31st July 1978. On the left is M51940 + M52055. Robert Frise.

The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:


Date: 5th July 1991

The Sellafield worker's 'peak' service train from Barrow in Furness, formed of 'Derby Lightweight' M53950 and M54239, arrives at Ravenglass, the 07:38 departure through to Carlisle, 5th July 1991. Gordon Edgar.


Date: 6th February 1992

Set number: LO297

53958 + 54239 set LO297 arrive at Manchester Piccadilly, February 6, 1992. Surface Stock.


Date: 16th July 1992

M52053 with 54239 behind. I later went on to have the pleasure of driving 52053 during the time it was owned by the DMU group I am a shareholder of, until it was sold on. Robert Chilton.


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