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Vehicle 51543 / 78968


Class 111

BR Diagram 615

Builder: Met-Camm
Type: Low Density
Length: 57ft
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: LMS
Engines: Rolls Royce 180hp
Transmission: Mechanical
Lot Number: 30508
Diagram: 615

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

51543 - original number
78968 - from p/e 11/09/83 (single engine conversion)

Images:

DMU

Date: 1st September 1987

Class 111 78968 is seen stabled at Leeds on 01.09.1987 . All of these conversions were based at Neville Hill, hence the MetroTrain branding. 78968 was converted from 51543. Andy Cole.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 10th July 1978

A 3-car Rolls-Royce powered Met-Camm Class 111 set (51542 + 59106 + 51543) in Selby station on the 10th July 1978. Malcolm Clements.

DMU

Date: 18th August 1984

Class 111 single-engine converted set 78718 and 78968 arrive at Scarborough station on the 18th August 1984. Jerry Glover.

DMU

Date: 5th July 1990

Set number: L418

A regular Thursday afteroon working through Chesterfield for ex-works units making their way back to their home depot was a Doncaster Works-Derby Etches Park ecs. On the 5th July 1990 the consist was 51306 + 59473 + 51321 + 51543 + 51568 + 51938. Kevin Law.

                                                                                                                                                                             

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