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Vehicle 51901 / 977810

Class 108

BR Diagram 634

Builder: BR Derby Works
Type: Low Density
Length: 57ft
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: LMS
Engines: Leyland 150hp
Transmission: Mechanical
Lot Number: 30601
Diagram: 634


3rd September 1989 - In 7-car set M51901 + M54231 - M51902 + M54485 - M53925 + M59155 + M52039 that formed 1T40 08:15 Dales Rail special from Stockport to Carlisle and return

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

51901 - original number
977810 - from Oct-92 (departmental stock)

Department Use as ADB977810

Sandite / Route Learner From 10/92 to 2/94. Carried set number LO907



Date: 23rd May 1982

Class 108 51901 + 54276 and Class 101 51247 + 54387 leaves Hellifield on what may be a Leeds-Morecambe service on 23 May 1992. Lewis Bevan.


Date: 23rd July 1983

The "Warcop Wanderer" railtour at Barrow-in-Furness on 23 July 1983. 51901 is at this end, the tour ran from Manchester Victoria. Chris Lings.


Date: 23rd July 1983

51901 at the head of the "Warcop Wanderer" railtour at Warcop on the 23rd July 1983. Chris Lings.


Date: 23rd July 1983

The participants of the "Warcop Wanderer" tour head out for a photograph during the stop at Warcop on 23 July 1983. Chris Lings.


Date: September 1989

Set number: CH256

Class 108 2-car DMU set CH256 (and presumably 51901) in the bay at Manchester Oxford Road, September 1989. On Tour With the Class 13 Army.


Date: 1996

Set number: LO907

Vehicle no. 977810 formerly DMBS 51901 at C.F. Booths scrapyard in mid-1996. The damage to the cab was caused by the bucket arm of a large excavator being used to move the vehicle. On the far right is it's latter-day partner in Sandite set LO907, 977811. Robert Chilton.


Date: 11th May 1996

Set number: LO907

Sandite / Route Learner 977810 (ex-51901) at Booths scrap yard, Rotherham on 11th May 1996. S Gaskell.

The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:


Date: 31st January 1988

Set number: T212

Class 108 M54231+M51901 T212 at Greenbank on the 31st January 1988 with a Chester - Manchester Piccadilly service. Kevin Law.


Date: 3rd September 1989

Set number: CH371

CH371 M52039 + M59155 + M53925 and CH257 M54485 + M51902 and CH256 M54231 + M51901 on 1T40, the 08:15 Stockport to Carlisle special charter at Stockport on 3-9-89. Kevin Dowd.


Date: 21st May 1991

Set number: LO256

LO256 M54496 + M51901 + LO255 M51424 + M54232 2E24 18:30 Piccadilly to Sheffield at New Mills South Junction 21-5-91. Kevin Dowd.


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