Unit 1106

1106 is seen departing East Grinstead 6th June 1985

Image thanks to Southern Reg


Unit 1106          Vehicle            Built            Withdrawn            Status

DMBSO            60105             08/57            09/87                   Scrapped 04/90

TSO                 60655             10/59            09/87                   Scrapped 02/88

DTC                 60805             08/57            09/87                   Scrapped 02/88

Points of interest :

During 1975/6, this was one of a number of units that were based at St Leonards and used on the Oxted Line service, but these units had insufficient first class accommodation for this wealthy part of the Surrey commuter belt. A series of conversions took place to convert the former isolated second class cabin, by now converted into a luggage compartment, into a first class cabin. To avoid the mistake of having an isolated cabin ( see feature re Yvonne Laker) The adjoining cabin was reduced to six seats and a linking corridor installed