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Vehicle 51511


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: 30501
Diagram: 621

Images:

DMU

Date: unknown

51511 at Newcastle Peter Heppenstall.

DMU

Date: 24th July 1976

51511 is seen at TE on the 24th July 1976. Jerry Glover.

DMU

Date: 2nd August 1977

On 02/08/1977, the 1730 Newcastle-Alnmouth calls at Heaton at 1736, with Class 101 DMS(L) 51511 leading a Class 108 TBS(L), possibly 59248. 51511 was amongst the very last Class 101 cars in service, lasting until the end in December 2003, and was preserved, operating on North Yorkshire Moors Railway. Graeme Phillips Collection.

DMU

Date: July 1980

Set number: B823

W51511 sits at the head of B823 when seen at Bristol Bath Road in July 1980. Ian McDonald.

DMU

Date: 12th April 1986

Set number: C823

Class 101 DMC 51511, set number C823, is seen at Tyseley on 12.04.1986. It was based at Cardiff at the time and still retained a First class section. It was later preserved on the North Yorkshire Moors Railway. Andy Cole.

DMU

Date: 30th June 1988

Set number: 986

Set 986 (51511 + 59709 + 51462) sits in Weymouth station with the 16:05 to Westbury on the 30th June 1988. Hamish Stevenson.

DMU

Date: 1993

Set number: 101689

101689 (51511 + 51185) at Hooton in 1993 alongside 508 141. John Law.

DMU

Date: 12th February 1993

Set number: 101689

101689 (51511 + 51185) at Grantham on 12/2/93 with the 12:35 Skegness - Nottingham. Gazza Prescott.

DMU

Date: 25th February 1993

Set number: 101689

101689 (51511 + 51185) in unbranded Strathclyde PTE livery at Crewe on 25.02.1993. When refurbished a few of these Strathclyde allocated examples were used by Tyseley for a while before transferring up to Scotland. Andy Cole.

DMU

Date: 16th August 1993

Set number: 101689

101689 (51511 + 51185) seen in Manchester Victoria station. Thought to be taken on the 16th August 1993. Stuart Mackay Collection.

DMU

Date: 1st March 1995

Set number: 101689

101689 (51511 + 51185) departs from Glasgow Central station on the 1st March 1995. Hamish Stevenson.

DMU

Date: February 2001

Set number: 101689

51511 is seen in the lift shop at Longsight Depot under repair after transfer from Glasgow. Ian Buck.

DMU

Date: 24th February 2001

Set number: 101689

After a spell out of service, 101689 (51511 + 51185) re-appeared on the usual South Manchester services, seen north of Marple on a Sheffield - Piccadilly working, 24/2/01. Paul Moxon.

DMU

Date: 24th February 2001

Set number: 101689

101689 (51511 + 51185) works the 13:43 Piccadilly to New Mills Central through Bredbury on the 24th February 2001. Paul Moxon.

DMU

Date: November 2003

Set number: 101680

101680 (51511 + 53204) at Romiley in November 2003. Mat Hawley.

DMU

Date: 1st December 2003

Set number: 101680

101680 (51511 + 53204) at Marple on the 1st December 2003. Ian Francis.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 11th September 1984

Set number: C823

Class 101 set C823 (presumably formed 51505 + 59082 + 51511) is seen in Chepstow station on September 11, 1984. Steve Davies Collection.

DMU

Date: 1989

Set number: C987

Late in 1989 set C987 (led by 51462, presumably with 51511) is seen at Fernhill. Michael Mensing.

DMU

Date: 2nd January 1992

Set number: T037

T037 (53853 + 51511) arrives into Shrewsbury working the 13:47 Wolverhampton - Chester, 2/1/92. Gazza Prescott.

DMU

Date: 7th April 1993

Set number: 101689

101689 51185 + 51511 at Litchfield Trent Valley (Low Level) on 17:20 Stoke-On-Trent to Rugby, 7-4-93. Kevin Dowd.

DMU

Date: 6th June 1993

Set number: 101689

101689 (51185 + 51511) is in bay 2A at Stockport prior to working a Sunday shuttle to Wilmslow due to engineering work between Piccadilly and Stockport. 6th June 1993. Paul Moxon.

DMU

Date: 16th August 1993

Set number: 101689

The 11:52 Warrington Central - Wilmslow at Manchester Piccadilly, formed of 101689 (51185 + 51511) on 16/8/93. Gazza Prescott.

DMU

Date: 25th September 1993

Set number: 101689

101689 (51185 + 51511) seen at Chester on the 07:19 to Helsby, 25/9/93. Gazza Prescott.

DMU

Date: 20th October 1993

Set number: 101688

101 688 (51431 + 51511) heads out of Mount Vernon station working the 15:43 Glasgow Central - Whifflet on the 20th October 1993. Hamish Stevenson.

DMU

Date: 5th February 1994

Set number: 101689

Strathclyde PTE liveried 101 689 (51185 + 51511) are on the approach to Glasgow Central station on the bridge crossing the River Clyde, 5th February 1994. Andrew J Crowther.

DMU

Date: 31st August 1999

Set number: 101689

Metropolitan-Cammell (TOPS Class 101) 2-car DMU No. 101 689 (51185 + 51511) crosses the River Clyde as it approaches Glasgow Central Station, probably on a working from Whifflet, on 31st August, 1999. Michael Laing.

DMU

Date: 16th September 2000

Set number: 101689

After transfer from Scotrail, 101689 (51185 + 51511) was stored for a short while, and then worked for a few weeks before succumbing to wheel flats. It is seen working a Stockport-Piccadilly engineering shuttle on 16th Sept. 2000. Paul Moxon.

DMU

Date: 24th February 2001

Set number: 101689

101689 (51185 + 51511) arrive at Piccadilly with a turn-back service from Marple, 24/2/01. Paul Moxon.

DMU

Date: 26th February 2001

Set number: 101689

101689 (51185 + 51511) in Manchester Piccadilly station on the 26th February 2001. Steve Hodgson.

DMU

Date: 30th June 2001

Set number: 101689

101689 (51185 + 51511) on the 10:43 Manchester Piccadilly to Sheffield at Chinley East Jct, 30-6-01, its last day in service. Kevin Dowd.

DMU

Date: November 2003

Set number: 101680

With the DMBS looking as if it needs some TLC, 101680 (53204 + 51511) is seen at Romiley in November 2003. Mat Hawley.

DMU

Date: 16th December 2003

Set number: 101680

53204 + 51511 (101680) are seen at New Mills Central with the 18:50 to Piccadilly, 16/12/03. Kevin Dowd.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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