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Vehicle 50280 / 53280 / 78961


Class 111

BR Diagram 524

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: 30338
Diagram: 524

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50280 - original number
53280 - from Jul-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)
78961 - from circa Jun-84 (single engine conversion)

Images:

DMU

Date: 26th January 1983

On a very dark January 26th 1983, Metro-Cammell power twin E50280 + E50275 loads up at March whilst working the 10.38 Doncaster - Cambridge. It was unusual to see a power twin set in East Anglia and this one was based at Leeds Neville Hill depot. Two months earlier these services had been diverted via Peterborough following closure of the joint line from March to Spalding. Gerard Fletcher.

DMU

Date: 23rd February 1988

A Metro-Cam 111 class dmu, 78961 leading, leaves Manchester Victoria for Southport on 23/2/88. Mike Dean.

DMU

Date: 11th May 1990

Class 111 E78961 and Class 101 51183 (C994) at Vic Berry's on 11.05.90. Surface Stock.

                                                                                                                                                                             

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