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Vehicle 51115 / 975348 / 51115


Class 100

BR Diagram 536

Builder: GRC&W
Type: Low-Density
Length: 57ft
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: LMS
Engines: AEC 150hp
Transmission: Mechanical
Lot Number: 30444
Diagram: 536

Allocations

4w/e 23/11/57 New to 64A (St Margarets)
Jul-60 On loan to 66C (Hamilton)
2w/e 28/01/61 Transferred to 64H (Leith Central)
Apr-66 Transferred to 66C (Hamilton)
4w/e 07/05/66 Transferred to 67A (Corkerhill)
3w/e 02/07/66 Transferred to 66C (Hamilton)
3w/e 17/06/67 On loan to South Gosforth
2w/e 01/07/67 Transferred to South Gosforth
3w/e 15/03/69 Transferred to 31A (Cambridge)
4w/e 28/06/69 Transferred to 32A (Norwich)
w/e 28/10/72 Withdrawn from 32A (Norwich)
May-73Depot code changeNO (Norwich)
Sep-73Depot code changeNR (Norwich)
May-74 To departmental stock - as TDB975348
28/03/76 Reinstated NR (Norwich) - returned to operating stock
p/e 12/10/80 Transferred to LO (Longsight)
w/e 02/11/80 Transferred to NR (Norwich)
05/12/82 Withdrawn from LO (Longsight) - Did it return to NR in Nov-80?

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

51115 - original number
975348 - from May-74 (departmental stock)
51115 - from 28/03/76 (returned to passenger use)

Department Use as TDB975348

Inspection Saloon. Returned to passenger use in March 1976 From 5/74 to 3/76.

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


51115 56307 As delivered to 64A - November 1957
51115 56307 Transfer to 67A - 4w/e 07/05/66
51115 56465 Transfer to NR - w/e 02/11/80

Images:

DMU

Date: 3rd August 1976

Set number: 73

The blind says that E51115 is heading for Bishops Stortford, and signs in the cab proclaim it is set 73, working diagram "3 TUE". At Cambridge on 3/8/76, it's working with a Class 105 vehicle. Ian Francis.

DMU

Date: unknown

Set number: 73

Gloucester RCW Class 100 (Norwich set 73, probably with DMBS E51115 nearest camera) at Doncaster whilst "Pinky" 47370 heads a southbound coal train - c.1979 In 1976 Set 73 comprised DMBS E51115 paired with an unknown Class 105 vehicle. Set 73 has probably just arrived on 0910 from Cambridge via the Joint Line. 53A Models of Hull Collection.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: unknown

A 6-car formation seen at Norwich, from left to right is 56307, 51111, 51115, 56100, 51282 (105), 56300. Circa early/mid-1970s. Tim Stubbs.

                                                                                                                                                                             

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