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Vehicle 50933 / 53933

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: 30460
Diagram: 543


15th February 1989 - Seen with centre headlight on cab front

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50933 - original number
53933 - from 1983 (53xxx / 54xxx change)



Date: 13th June 1987

Set number: T902

Class 108 53933, set number T902, is seen at Tyseley on 13.06.1987. Note the early style headlight. It was later preserved. Andy Cole.


Date: 13th December 1987

Set number: 383

Class 108 set 383 (M53933 + 59387 + M51566) captured in Haymarket depot on December 13, 1987. Hamish Stevenson.


Date: April 1988

Set number: 383

Three-car Class 108 set departs from Edinburgh Waverley for Dunblane in April 1988 with M53933 on the rear. Graeme Phillips Collection.


Date: 1st July 1989

Set number: 383

In pre-electrification days, 108383 (presumably 53933 + 51566) departs from Edinburgh Waverley with the 10.15 train to Bathgate on 01-07-1989. Gordon Thomson.


Date: 17th July 1989

Set number: 383

A 2-car Class 108 DMU seen under the mechanical train departure board at Edinburgh Waverley, just before 9:00am on 17/07/1989. Graeme Phillips Collection.

The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:


Date: 26th January 1990

Set number: CH634

Having called at Shifnal station, CH634 (53933 + 51566) on a Birmingham New Street-Shrewsbury working, burbles away across the town’s viaduct on Friday 26/1/90. Mel Holley.


Date: 17th July 1992

Set number: T072

51566 with 53933 as Tyseley's set T072 stands at a busy Derby station on 17/Jul/1992. The set number is somewhat cobbled together with numerals of differing colours and 51566 still retains it's Welsh Dragon and headlight from it's time on the Central Wales Line. This set is one of several class 108s which entered preservation as a complete set, initially in this case at Peak Rail. Robert Chilton.


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