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Vehicle 51551 / 78720


Class 111

BR Diagram 617

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: 30509
Diagram: 617

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

51551 - original number
78720 - from circa Nov-83 (single engine conversion)

Images:

DMU

Date: circa 1969

A Class 111 and a Class 31/0 @ Stratford, London, in the late 1960s. More commonly associated with operations in Yorkshire, Rolls-Royce engined set 51541 + 59569 + 51551 was allocated to 30A from June 1969 till late 1970, and seen on the left in a mixture of green and blue liveries, whilst railwaymen look on at a Class 31/0 leading a short freight train - note the red circle coupling code confirming it as a Class 31/0. Graeme Phillips Collection.

DMU

Date: 16th July 1981

A Rolls-Royce powered Class 111 Met-Cam set at Ilkley on 16/7/81. 51551 is closest to the camera. Chris Lings.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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