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Vehicle 50202 / 53202

Class 101

BR Diagram 523

Builder: Met-Camm
Type: Low-Density
Length: 57ft
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: LMS
Engines: AEC 150 hp / Leyland 150hp
Transmission: Mechanical
Lot Number: 30259
Diagram: 523

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50202 - original number
53202 - from Jul-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)



Date: 11th July 1987

53202 holds up the traffic as it crosses the level crossing at Whittlesea on the 11th July 1987. Malcolm Clements.


Date: 8th August 1988

Set number: 70

Norwich based 2 car Metro-Cammell set 70 (53202, 54388) is seen approching Brundall, which it's staggered platforms, with a Great Yarmouth - Norwich service, 8th August 1988. Andrew J Crowther.


Date: 16th July 1992

Set number: LO241

Longsight class 101 set LO241 formed DMBS E53202 and DTCL E54050 arriving at Manchester Victoria. The vehicles still retained their 'E' prefices and Metrotrain logos from their earlier allocation to Leeds Neville Hill, and 53202 also still appears to bear a Norwich set number '70'. Robert Chilton.

The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:


Date: 15th August 1987

Two two car Metro-Cammell class 101 dmu's climb out of Cromer, on what is now called the Bittern Line with a Sheringham - Norwich service, 15th August 1987. The first unit is made up of cars 54388 and 53202. Andrew J Crowther.


Date: September 1991

Set number: 70

Class 101 set 70 - 54050 + 53202 - seen on a Sheringham to Norwich working passing Sloley Church Lane in September 1991. Surface Stock.


Date: 5th May 1993

Set number: LO241

A Longsight allocated hybrid unit - LO241 - comprising of "Derby" Class 108 (54203) & "Met Cam" Class 101 (53202) negotiating New Mills South Junction on a peak hour working to Chinley. 5th May 1993. Andrew J Crowther.



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