Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: LMS
Engines: AEC 150 hp / Leyland 150hp
Lot Number: 30259
50209 - original number
53209 - from 1984 (53xxx / 54xxx change)
E53209 leads a four-car Class 101 formation heading northbound at Birtley, Co. Durham, 13/08/1983. Graeme Phillips Collection.
A Class 101 enters York in May 1978. The leading DMBS appears to be from the batch that marked the transition from the 4-lamp front to the 2-lamps + 2-digit headcode arrangement, which I'm told is. number range 50198-50209 Graeme Phillips Collection.