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Class 107 Derby 3-car DMUs

Introduced: 1960
Coupling code: Blue Square
Underframe: 57ft 6in
Engines: AEC 150hp
Transmission: Mechanical

Class 107

Introduced in Dec '60 there were 26 of these low density sets, the last first generation DMU vehicles to be built at Derby.

They were externally very similar to the later batches of Class 108s, although of a more robust steel construction making them notably heavier. This earned them the name of "Derby Heavyweights", along with other steel vehicles.

Built for the ScR the class remained in Scotland until withdrawal, mainly working from the Glasgow area, although there were occasions that they ventured south of the border.

In their later days they were frequently seen with "foreign" centre cars, normally of Class 101. Most vehicles were withdrawn in 1991/2, some saw sandite use and also preservation.

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