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Vehicle 50746 / 53746


Class 101

BR Diagram 621

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: 30271
Diagram: 621

Notes

23rd June 1980 - Seen in blue livery

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50746 - original number
53746 - from Aug-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Images:

DMU

Date: 23rd June 1980

Met Camm class 101 DMC SC50746 leads the usual 3 car formation with 2V15 16:30 Rosyth to Kirkcaldy at Burntisland on 23rd June 1980. This service was provide for workers at the dockyard at Rosyth. The centre car in the set is a trailer brake second. Bruce Galloway.

DMU

Date: circa 1984

Set number: 101324

Class 101 set 101324 in the sidings at Haymarket depot circa 1984. S Saunders.

DMU

Date: 20th June 1988

Set number: 101324

101324 (presumably 53746 + 59304 + 51253) is seen at Croy with the 14.37 Glasgow Queen Street - Dunblane train on 20-06-1988. Gordon Thomson.

DMU

Date: 2nd May 1992

Set number: 101678

101678 (53746 + 51210) at New Mills Central on the 11:38 to Manchester Piccadilly, 2/5/92. Gazza Prescott.

DMU

Date: 29th August 1992

Set number: 101678

101678 (53746 + 51210) at Blaenau Ffestiniog with the 16:10 to Llandudno, 29/8/92. Gazza Prescott.

DMU

Date: 2nd September 1992

Set number: 101678

101678 (53746 + 51210) sits beside 51937 of set LO612 at Llandudno, 2/9/92. Gazza Prescott.

DMU

Date: 16th August 1993

Set number: 101678

The 14:11 to Manchester Piccadilly at New Mills Central on 16/8/93, formed of 101678 (53746 + 51210). Gazza Prescott.

DMU

Date: 22nd September 1998

Set number: 101678

101678 (53746 & 51210) at Sheffield on a Hope Valley service 22nd September 1998. Ian Buck.

DMU

Date: 22nd July 1999

Set number: 101678

Regional Railways Metropolitan-Cammell unit 101678 (53746-51210) shortly after leaving Ashley forming an afternoon Manchester Piccadilly to Chester service on 22 July 1999. Christmas Eve 2003 saw the end of the final Class 101 Metro-Cammell DMU’s in service with First North Western, up until that time having had regular duties on the Manchester Piccadilly – Marple corridor. Following a period of storage at Shoeburyness, unit 101678 eventually found a home in preservation on the Wensleydale Railway. Long before the route of HS2 was proposed, the DMU is precisely in the location where the Phase 2 route of the line to Manchester will eventually cross! Gordon Edgar.

DMU

Date: 12th November 1999

Set number: 101678

101678 (53746 & 51210) at Bredbury on 12th November 1999. Ian Buck.

DMU

Date: 14th March 2000

Set number: 101678

At Bidston on the Wrexham Central service is 101678 (53746 & 51210) on 14th March 2000. Ian Buck.

DMU

Date: 14th March 2000

Set number: 101678

Arriving at Bidston from Wrexham is 101678 (53746 & 51210) on 14th March 2000. Ian Buck.

DMU

Date: October 2000

Set number: 101678

10678 (53746 & 51210) at Manchester Piccadilly in October 2000. Ian Buck.

DMU

Date: 15th April 2002

Set number: 101678

101678 - 53746 + 51210 pass Stockport No.2 box while working 2K22, the 09:36 Piccadilly - A. Edge, 15th April 2002. Kevin Dowd.

DMU

Date: September 2002

Set number: 101678

101678 (53746 + 51210) arrives into Manchester Piccadilly station in September 2002. Surface Stock.

DMU

Date: September 2002

Set number: 101678

101678 (53746 + 51210) departs Manchester Piccadilly on its Rose Hill in September 2002. Surface Stock.

DMU

Date: September 2002

Set number: 101678

The driver departs from the cab of 53746 at Rose Hill to change ends for the retutn journey to Manchester Piccadilly. September 2002. Surface Stock.

DMU

Date: May 2003

Set number: 101678

Met-Camm 101678 (53746 + 51210) leaving Manchester Piccadilly with a Rose Hill service in May 2003. Stuart Pearce.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: unknown

Set number: 101324

101324 (presumably 51253 + 59304 + 53746) in the late 1980s. Andrew McConnell.

DMU

Date: 15th April 1984

Set number: 101363

Class 101 units on Dundee depot on the 15th April 1984. Nearest the camera is set 101363 consisting of Sc53144 + Sc59049 + Sc53746. Kevin Law.

DMU

Date: 23rd May 1984

Set number: 101363

Set 101363 at Stirling on 23/05/1984. Car numbers are 53144 + 59049 + 53746. The leading car unusually retains the central marker lights (top and bottom) and the top one even looks like it might be switched on, though there is no glass lens - both these central lights were usually removed upon refurbishment. The full length uninterrupted cantrail rain strip suggests the vehicle has been refurbished. Graeme Phillips Collection.

DMU

Date: 13th May 1991

Set number: T039

T039 (53079 + 53746) at Manchester Oxford Rd, having arrived as the 14:00 ex-Warrington Central, 13th May 1991. Gazza Prescott.

DMU

Date: 18th March 1992

Set number: 101678

101678 (51210 + 53746) at Manchester Piccadilly on 18/3/92. Gazza Prescott.

DMU

Date: 29th August 1992

Set number: 101678

101678 (51210 + 53746) at Blaenau Ffestiniog with the 16:10 to Llandudno, 29/8/92. Gazza Prescott.

DMU

Date: 28th June 1993

Set number: 101665

101665 (51429 + 54393) and 101678 (53746 + 51210) terminate at Stockport with the 12:43 ex-Heysham Harbour, 28-6-93. Kevin Dowd.

DMU

Date: 16th August 1993

Set number: 101678

101678 (51210 + 53746) arriving at Romiley on the 13:38 Manchester Piccadilly - New Mills Central, 16/8/93. Gazza Prescott.

DMU

Date: 25th August 1995

Set number: 101678

101678 (51210 & 53746) in the bay platform at Llandudno Junction on 25th August 1995. Ian Buck.

DMU

Date: 12th November 1999

Set number: 101678

101678 (51210 & 53746) at Manchester Piccadilly on 12th November 1999. Ian Buck.

DMU

Date: 8th May 2000

Set number: 101678

Passing Ardwick on 8th May 2000 is 101678 (51210 & 53746). Ian Buck.

DMU

Date: 15th August 2000

Set number: 101678

101678 (51210 + 53746) waiting in the holding siding at New Mills Central before reversing back into the station & heading off to Manchester, which is in the direction of this shot. 15th August 2000. Andrew J Crowther.

DMU

Date: 22nd August 2000

Set number: 101678

101678 51210 + 53746 depart Whaley Bridge deputing for a 150 on the 15:57 Manchester Piccadilly to Buxton, 22-8-00, believed to be the last ever normal timetable 101 service on the line. Kevin Dowd.

DMU

Date: October 2000

Set number: 101678

101678 (51210 & 53746) at Manchester Piccadilly in October 2000. Ian Buck.

DMU

Date: September 2002

Set number: 101678

101678 (51210 + 53746) departs Manchester Piccadilly in September 2002. Surface Stock.

DMU

Date: May 2003

Set number: 101678

101676 (51210 + 53746) seen at Chinley in May 2003. Stuart Pearce.

DMU

Date: 19th August 2003

Set number: 101678

101678 (51210 + 53746) at Manchester Piccadilly, 19/8/03. Louise Thomson.

DMU

Date: November 2003

Set number: 101678

101678 (51210 + 53746) sitting standby in Manchester Piccadilly in November 2003. Mat Hawley.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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