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Vehicle 51222


Class 101

BR Diagram 523

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: 30467
Diagram: 523

Images:

DMU

Date: 27th October 1982

A Class 101 formed of DMBS E51222 and DTS(L) E56086 at Newcastle, 27/10/1982. They are waiting to depart from what was then platform 13, with 12:38 Newcastle - Carlisle. Note the Tyne & Wear PTE logo carried behind the driver's door. Graeme Phillips Collection.

DMU

Date: 14th September 1983

A Class 101 DMU at Bensham, Gateshead, on 14/09/1983, seen heading from Newcastle across the Tyne Valley route to Carlisle. The tracks nearest the camera are the East Coast Mainline - the train will eventually pass under these. Graeme Phillips Collection.

DMU

Date: 30th August 1986

Metro-Cammell class 101 dmu E51222 and E53171 forms part of the RCTS railtour "Mancunian Railtour", as we wait 40 minutes for a late running Hudderfield service at Penistone. 30th August 1986. Andrew J Crowther.

DMU

Date: 15th March 1991

Set number: L225

Set L225 (51222 + 54220) at Ely on 2H20 to Kings Lynn, March 15, 1991. Surface Stock.

DMU

Date: 26th December 1993

Set number: 225

Class 101 51222, set number 225, is seen stabled at Tyseley on 26.12.1993 in Network South East livery. Andy Cole.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 30th August 1986

Metro-Cammell class 101 dmu E53171 and E51222 forms part of the RCTS railtour "Mancunian Railtour", as we wait 40 minutes for a late running Hudderfield service at Penistone on 30th August 1986. The line to the left is the abandoned Woodhead line to Hadfield which had closed just over 5 years previously. Andrew J Crowther.

DMU

Date: 30th August 1986

Travelling towards Buxton on the freight only on the very sharp curve at Blackwell Mills on 30th August 1986, we're travelling on the RCTS railtour "Mancunian Railtour" which was made up of 2 Metro-Cammell 2 car dmu's, the front unit being E53171 and E51222, the rear set 78720 + 78970. Andrew J Crowther.

DMU

Date: 30th August 1986

Approaching New Mills South Junction, we're travelling on the RCTS "Mancunian Railtour" on 30th August 1986 which was made up of 2 Metro-Cammell 2 car dmu's, (E53171 & E51222) and (E78720 & E78970), a few miles up at Chinley we will crossover and head back down through here. Andrew J Crowther.

DMU

Date: 14th January 1992

54220+51222 arrive into Ely with 2H54, the Cambridge to Kings Lynn on January 14, 1992. Surface Stock.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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