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Vehicle 51243


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: 1983

Set number: 101317

101317 (presumably 51243 + 59048 + 50747) arrives at Carnoustie with a Dundee service in 1983. John Law.

DMU

Date: 17th January 1987

Set number: 101317

101 317 at Largs on the Saturday of DMU services, 17th January 1987. Prior to full electrification to Largs, the new Class 318 service was terminated at Ardrossan with a shuttle DMU service onwards to Largs and Ardrossan Harbour. The last weekend of the DMU shuttle was operated by a somewhat raggedy collection of vehicles - the DMBS from 101 317 in blue/grey, a Class 107 centre car and the DMS from 101 430 (both in Strathclyde Red). Andrew McConnell.

DMU

Date: 17th January 1987

Set number: 101317

51243 (101 317) with a Class 107 centre car and the far car is 51803 (101 430). At West Kilbride on the last day of DMU services to Largs, 17th January 1987. Andrew McConnell.

DMU

Date: 17th January 1987

Set number: 101317

101317, a Class 107 centre car, and at the rear 51803 labeled set 101430. At Fairlie (formerly Fairlie High) on the last day of DMU services to Ayr, 17th January 1987. Andrew McConnell.

DMU

Date: 17th January 1987

Set number: 101317

51243 (101 317) with a Class 107 centre car and the far car is 51803 (101 430), at Largs on the last weekend of DMU services on the branch - 17th Jan 1987. Andrew McConnell.

DMU

Date: August 1990

Set number: N659

51243 in Snailwell August 1990. It carries set number N659 under the vehicle number and under the drivers window. It gained the number when moving to Neville Hill in March 1989. Surface Stock.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 17th January 1987

Set number: 101314

SC53176 (101314) and 51243 (101317) at Largs. Taken on the 17th January 1987, the last day of DMU services to Largs. Andrew McConnell.

DMU

Date: 17th January 1987

Set number: 101430

51803 (101 430) with a Class 107 centre car and the far car is 51243 (101 317). At West Kilbride on the last day of DMU services to Largs, 17th January 1987. Andrew McConnell.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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