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Vehicle 50136 / 53136


Class 111

BR Diagram 520

Builder: Met-Camm
Type: Low Density
Length: 57ft
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: LMS
Engines: Rolls Royce 180hp
Transmission: Mechanical
Lot Number: 30248
Diagram: 520

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50136 - original number
53136 - from May-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Images:

DMU

Date: 6th May 1957

Borrowed from the Manchester area, M50136 (and presumably 56092) in platform 9 at Birmingham New Street waiting to leave with a British Industries Fair special to Castle Bromwich on the 6th May 1957. Michael Mensing.

DMU

Date: unknown

A Rolls-Royce powered Met-Camm set at Stockport (Edgeley). The power car is M50136, the trailer should be M56092. Date unknown. Stuart Mackay Collection.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 6th May 1957

56092 (with 50137 on the left, 50136 on the right) heads out of Birmingham New Street at 5.39pm on the 6th May 1959. They were working British Industries Fair shuttles to Castle Bromwich that day. Michael Mensing.

DMU

Date: 15th November 1986

A Met-Camm set at Marsden, West Yorkshire on 15/11/1986. The formation is noted as including cars E51496 E53136 E53182. The closest car has a Tyne & Wear PTE logo, so has either strayed from the north-east or has recently transferred to Yorkshire. Is the set arriving at the station, displaying red marker lights? Graeme Phillips Collection.

                                                                                                                                                                             

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