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Vehicle 50620 / 53620

Class 108

BR Diagram 543

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: 30406
Diagram: 543

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50620 - original number
53620 - from Apr-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)



Date: 7th February 1988

Class 108 53620 is seen stabled at Tyseley carriage sidings on 07.02.1988. Tyseley was never a large user of the Class 108s. Andy Cole.


Date: May 1989

Set number: B968

Class 108 set B968, headed by 53620 in May 1989 at Bristol Temple Meads. Stuart Mackay Collection.

The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:


Date: 20th March 1979

E51953 is at the front of a five-car trans-Pennine set formed E51953/51969/59772/50620/5???? seen in leeds on 20 March 1979. Malcolm Clements.


Date: 20th March 1979

E59772 with E51969 on the left seen at Leeds on March 20, 1979. On the rear is a Class 108, the formation contains E51953 + 51969 + 59772 + 50620 + 5xxxx. Malcolm Clements.


Date: 20th March 1979

Class 124 trailer second E59772 with Class 108 DMBS E50620 at Leeds on March 20th 1979. The Class 108 was working as part of a Trans-Pennine set. Malcolm Clements.


Date: 20th March 1979

Class 124 vehicles E59772, E51969 and E51953 are working with a 2-car Class 108 (E50620 visible) when seen at Leeds on the 20th March 1979. Malcolm Clements.


Date: 29th March 1998

Set number: B965

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.



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