Builder: BR Derby Works
Type: Low Density
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: LMS
Lot Number: 30493
May 1988 - Listed as spare at Buxton
30th April 1990 - Seen stored out of use in Chester station sidings
A 4-car Class 108 set formed of 50641 59249 59390 50630 seen at York depot on 23/11/80. Chris Lings.
With the blind already set for the return journey, Buxton "White Roofed" allocated Derby built 1960 class 108 dmu BX490 (M51927 + M59390 + M52049) rolls into Manchester Piccadilly, with a service from Buxton on 31st August 1985. Andrew J Crowther.
Buxton "White Roofed" allocated Derby built 1960 class 108 dmu BX490 (M51927 + M59390 + M52049) is seen climbing up through Bridgemont with a Manchester Piccadilly-Buxton service, the Furness Vale distance signal can be seen behind the train. 29th November 1985. Andrew J Crowther.
Class 108 set no. BX490 formed DMCL 52049 (nearest), TSL 59390 and DMBS 51927 running a Peak Rail Rambler Sunday service (1L94) at New Mills Central on a rainy 14/Sep/1986. Robert Chilton.
Three-car Class 108 set BX490 (M52049 closest, presumably with 59390 + 51927) arriving at Buxton with a working from Manchester on June 4th, 1987. Hamish Stevenson.
Three-car Class 108 set BX490 (M52049 closest, presumably with 59390 + 51927) departs from Buxton with a Manchester service on June 4th, 1987. Hamish Stevenson.
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.