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Vehicle 50242 / 53242


Class 101

BR Diagram 619

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: 30263
Diagram: 619

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50242 - original number
53242 - from Mar-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Images:

DMU

Date: 5th April 1983

Set number: 101364

With the rood vents removed from all three vehicles, TBS set 101364 (53242 leading, presumably with 59080 and 53268) is seen at Inverkeithing Junction coming from the Rosyth direction with an Edinburgh service on the 5th April 1983. Stuart Mackay.

DMU

Date: 1986

Set number: 101364

53242 leading 101364 into Edinburgh Waverley with a newly introduced service from Bathgate. Note the Bathgate Link logo on the bodyside. S Saunders.

DMU

Date: 5th March 1986

Set number: 101364

53242 heads set 101364 (with presumably 59080 and 53268) seen at Saughton on the 5th March 1986 with the 14:18 Edinburgh - Bathgate service. Hamish Stevenson.

DMU

Date: 24th March 1986

Set number: 101364

53242 leads set 101364 on a Bathgate - Edinburgh working at Bathgate on the first day of services - March 24, 1986. Hamish Stevenson.

DMU

Date: circa 1988

Set number: 101364

101364, a set allocated to the recently re-opened Bathgate line at the time, passes through Princes Street Gardens circa 1988. S Saunders.

DMU

Date: 11th September 1988

Set number: 101364

The old & the new at Kilmarnock Open Day on 11-09-88. Classic dmu traction alongside to date the only visit of a class 318 emu (from the neighbouring Ayr - Glasgow line) to Kilmarnock station. However these emus were all refurbished in 2005 - 06 in the nearby Barclay works. Gordon Thomson.

DMU

Date: 3rd March 1990

Set number: 101364

Class 101 no. 53242, recently transferred from Eastfield and still displaying set number 101364, is seen at Sheffield on a gloomy afternoon temporarily paired with an unrecorded class 110 DMBS. It would shortly go on to Tyseley depot and become part of set T032 paired with class 116 DMBS no. 53090 and later DMBS no. 53844. Robert Chilton.

DMU

Date: 4th July 1991

Set number: T032

Class 101/116 d.m.u. T032 (53242 + 53073) departs Bettws Y Coed with the 17:14 Blaenau Ffestiniog - Llandudno train on 04-07-1991. Gordon Thomson.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 28th March 1986

Set number: 101310

101 310 (53163 + 59302 + 51234) with 53268 + 59080 + 53242 at Bathgate with the 13:03 Bathgate - Edinburgh Waverley, 28th March 1986. Hamish Stevenson.

DMU

Date: 19th August 1986

Set number: 101364

101364 calls at Haymarket station with the 17.18 Edinburgh - Bathgate train on 19-08-1986. 53268 leads, presumably with 59080 and 53242 behind. Gordon Thomson.

DMU

Date: unknown

Set number: T032

A pair of hybrid pairs! T032 (presumably 53073 + 53242) is a 116/101, behind is a 108/101. Taken at Albrighton, date unknown, circa early 1990s. Tom Clift.

DMU

Date: 17th April 1990

Set number: 101364

A set labeled 101364 arrives into Leeds on 17/4/90. Behind the Class 101 DMS (either 53242 or 53268) is a Class 108 TBS and a Class 101 DMBS. Rex Holt.

DMU

Date: 4th July 1991

Set number: T032

Class 116 /101 hybrid d.m.u. T032 (presumably 53073 + 53242) arrives at Bettws Y Coed with the 17:14 Blaenau Ffestiniog - Llandudno train on 04-07-1991. Gordon Thomson.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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