826 Shaldon Bridge 16 September 1990

One third Class 108, two thirds Class 101! Western Region DMUs in the 1990s often ran in mixed formations such as this, especially the Bristol and Plymouth allocated sets. 826 (52053, 59561 & 53223) passes Shaldon Bridge on 16 September 1990 with the 14:10 Exeter St Davids to Paignton service. Although the two rear Class 101 vehicles have been scrapped, 52053 lives on, but pretty much as far away from this scene as it is possible to get, as its new home is on the Keith & Dufftown Railway, in Scotland.