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C.F. Booths, Rotherham


circa 1991


108 DMU

Class 108 E59249 at CF Booths, Rotherham, circa 1991. Robert Frise Collection.


108 DMU

A power car from set LO268 at CF Booths, Rotherham, circa 1991. Robert Frise Collection.


108 DMU

A Class 108 power car in CF Booths scrapyard in Rotherham, circa 1991. Robert Frise Collection.


108 DMU

Class 108s in CF Booths scrapyard in Rotherham, including a power car from T069 on the left. Circa 1991. Robert Frise Collection.


Unknown date


108 DMU

A stack of Class 108 vehicles awaiting their end at CF Booths in Rotherham, circa 1991. Robert Frise Collection.


108 DMU

M54501 awaiting its fate at CF Booths in Rotherham, circa 1991. Robert Frise Collection.


108 DMU

Class 108 vehicle awaiting disposal at CF Booths yard in Rotherham, circa 1991. Robert Frise Collection.


108 DMU

With a sprinkling of snow on the ground, M51913 sits in CF Booths at Rotherham with much of its interior ripped out and thrown outside. Circa 1991. Robert Frise Collection.


108 DMU

A Class 108 in amongst the 08 170 and a Royal Mail vehicle in the yard of CF Booths circa 1991. Robert Frise Collection.


15th December 1991


108 DMU

54227, M54269, 54263 await their fate in C.F.Booths Rotherham 15-12-91. Kevin Dowd.


108 DMU

54269, 54227 in C.F.Booths Rotherham 15-12-91. Kevin Dowd.


108 DMU

54240, 54263, M54269, 54227 new arrivals in C.F.Booths Rotherham 15-12-91. Kevin Dowd.


108 DMU

M54245 (left), E54243 (center), E59249 (right) grounded in C.F.Booths Rotherham 15-12-91. Kevin Dowd.


Unknown date


108 DMU

This Class 108 DMS seems to carrying the set number LO814 (or LO614?) when seen at CF Booths, Rotherham. Date unknown. Robert Frise Collection.


5th January 1992


108 DMU

54227 on top of M54501(L), M54269(R), C.F.Booths, Rotherham 5-1-92. Kevin Dowd.


108 DMU

54252 C.F.Booths, Rotherham 5-1-92. Kevin Dowd.


14th March 1992


108 DMU

53954 at CF Booths (Rotherham) on the 14th March 1992. Note the Auto-Gear legend on the cab. Paul Moxon.


1993


115 DMU

A Class 115 DMBS awaiting the end at Booth's in 1993. Michael Kaye 55A.


108 DMU

977744 at CF Booths (Rotherham) sometime in 1993. Michael Kaye 55A.


108 DMU

53964, the DMBS from the retro-green set LO298 at Booth's in 1993. Michael Kaye 55A.


108 DMU

DTC 54247 from the retro-green Class 108 set LO298 awaiting disposal at Booth's in 1993. Note that the tail lamps and destination box lamps are lit! Michael Kaye 55A.


7th March 1993


104 DMU

53470 at C.F.Booths, Rotherham 7-3-93. Kevin Dowd.


104 DMU

53470 at C.F.Booths, Rotherham 7-3-93. Kevin Dowd.


11th March 1993


104 DMU

53470 C.F.Booths, Rotherham on the 11-3-93. Kevin Dowd.


13th March 1993


108 DMU

52043 C.F.Booths, Rotherham 13-3-93. Kevin Dowd.


27th March 1993


104 DMU

53470 at Booths, after being stripped for spares for the preserved 104s, and awaiting cutting, 27-3-93. Kevin Dowd.


104 DMU

53470 at Booths, after being stripped for spares for the preserved 104s, and awaiting cutting, 27-3-93. Kevin Dowd.


27th April 1993


115 DMU

Class 115 51660 C.F.Booths, Rotherham, 27-4-93. Kevin Dowd.


19th December 1993


108 DMU

977744 (ex-LO944T, 51906) C.F.Booths, Rotherham 19-12-93. Kevin Dowd.


3rd November 1995


108 DMU

Half of Longsight based Sandite & route learning unit no. LO907, vehicle no. 977811 formerly DMBS 53956/50956 is seen languishing at C.F. Booths scrapyard on 03/Nov/1995. It was eventually scrapped in July 1996. Robert Chilton.


108 DMU

Half of Longsight based Sandite & route learning unit no. LO910, vehicle no. 977836 formerly DMBS 53941/50941 is seen languishing at C.F. Booths scrapyard on 03/Nov/1995. It was eventually scrapped in October 1996. Robert Chilton.


1996


108 DMU

Vehicle no. 977836 formerly DMBS 53941/50941 is seen languishing at C.F. Booths scrapyard in mid-1996 in the company of other ex-Sandite vehicles. On the far left is 977811, formerly 53956/50956. Robert Chilton.


108 DMU

The rear end of ex-Sandite vehicle 977836, formerly class 108 DMBS no.53941/50941 at CF Booths scrapyard in mid-1996. It was eventually scrapped in October 1996. Robert Chilton.


108 DMU

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.


108 DMU

Half of Sandite & route learning unit "B", vehicle no. 977818 formerly DMBS 53939/50939 is seen at C.F. Booths scrapyard mid-1996. Immediately behind is another un-identified ex-Sandite vehicle. The next in line to go, it was scrapped in July 1996. Robert Chilton.


108 DMU

The rear end of vehicle 977811 of set LO907, formerly 53956/50956. The gangway connection was ripped off when the next vehicle was moved while only connected by the gangway connection securing clamps! To the immediate left is 977815, formerly DMCL 52059. Robert Chilton.


Unknown date


108 DMU

977811, part of sandite set LO907, at CF Booths circa early 1996. Painted on the bodyside is "sold, do not remove parts" and on the bogie "SVR" Robert Frise Collection.


11th May 1996


108 DMU

Sandite / Route Learner 977750 (ex-53963) at Booths scrap yard, Rotherham on 11th May 1996. S Gaskell.


108 DMU

Sandite / Route Learner 977768 (ex-51911) at Booths scrap yard, Rotherham on 11th May 1996. S Gaskell.


108 DMU

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


108 DMU

The rear of Sandite / Route Learner 977811 (ex-53956) at Booths scrap yard, Rotherham on 11th May 1996. S Gaskell.


108 DMU

977811 (ex-50956) awaiting disposal at Booths of Rotherham, 11th May 1996. S Gaskell.


108 DMU

The rear end of 977815 has been ripped off when seen at Booths yard in Rotherham on 11/5/96. Normally the ends on a Class 108 were formed of steel, and the joint to the alloy bodyside was a source of corrosion. S Gaskell.


108 DMU

Note the extremely small number on 977815 when seen at CF Booths on 11 May 1996. With various parts marked for saving for further use, the missing rear end lets us see into the toilet compartment and the later type sink pedestal fitted during refurbishment. S Gaskell.


108 DMU

977818 at CF Booths in Rotherham on 11th May 1996, a scrapyard responsible for the dismantling of many Class 108 vehicles. S Gaskell.


108 DMU

977836 was formerly 50941 and is seen at CF Booths in Rotherham on the 11th May 1996. S Gaskell.


6th June 2009


117 DMU

51350 seen in CF Booths scrapyard (Rotherham) on the 6th June 2009. Andrew J Crowther.


117 DMU

51408 in CF Booths scrapyard (Rotherham) on the 6th June 2009. The engine at this side has been dropped onto a pallet under the vehicle. Andrew J Crowther.


101 DMU

51231 awaits its fate at CF Booths scrapyard in Rotherham on the 6th June 2009. Andrew J Crowther.

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