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Vehicle 50164 / 53164


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: 30254
Diagram: 523

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50164 - original number
53164 - from May-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Images:

DMU

Date: 2nd July 1981

Met Camm 3 car units at Whitby, with 50164 and 51205 nearest the camera, in the early morning of July 2nd 1981. Bruce Galloway.

DMU

Date: 13th August 1987

Just before 7pm, cars E53164 E59246 E53188 (two vehicles with brake vans) call at Middlesbrough with the 18:20 Saltburn - Darlington. E53164, nearest the camera, is receiving attention from a railway worker, was later preserved. The DMU visible to the left is DTS(L) no E54408 at the rear of a service to Saltburn. The use of a power-trailer formation such as this may have also been due to stock shortages, as DMUs in the north-east were generally formed as power-twins by this date, to have any hope of maintaining accelerated schedules intended for Pacers. Graeme Phillips Collection.

DMU

Date: 22nd October 1988

E53164 + 59065 + 53733 stabled at Dundee on October 22nd, 1988. Hamish Stevenson.

DMU

Date: 22nd October 1988

Set number: 535

In Dundee station on October 22, 1988, set 535 is on the left, formed E53164 + 59065 + 53733, with the 17:16 to Perth. On the right is the 17:15 to Montrose, formed of 107749 (presumably 52034 + 59807 + 52010). Hamish Stevenson.

DMU

Date: 17th August 1989

Set number: 535

The 17:05 Kirkcaldy - Edinburgh Waverley arriving at Inverkeithing (at 17:26) on Thursday 17th August 1989. The centre and rear cars are believed to be 59809 (110) and 53733 (120), the leading Class 101 DMBS is possibly 53164. Colin Brooks.

DMU

Date: 12th July 1992

53160 and 53164 at Doncaster, ready for 'facelifting'. They will leave the works formed as 101685. Mark Grimes.

DMU

Date: 3rd May 1993

Set number: 101685

101685 53164 + 53160 + 101682 51505 + 53256 at Llandudno with the 1735 to Blaenau Ffestiniog, 3-5-93. Kevin Dowd.

DMU

Date: 1994

Class 101 DMBS 53164 at Blaenau Ffestiniog in 1994 with a service for Llandudno Junction. It had recently been repainted into British Railways, along with cars 59539 and 50160. It was amongst the last of the Class withdrawn en masse in December 2003. Graeme Phillips Collection.

DMU

Date: 12th September 1994

Set number: 101685

101685 (53164 + 59539 + 53160) seen at Blaenau Ffestiniog, about to work the 15:07 to Llandudno, 12/9/94 Hamish Stevenson.

DMU

Date: 12th September 1994

Set number: 101685

53164 in a rainy Blaenau Ffestiniog on 12/9/94 with the 15:07 to Llandudno. It is attached to 59539. Hamish Stevenson.

DMU

Date: 26th September 1994

Set number: 101685

Green 101 685 seen at Chester on 26/9/94. Robert Frise.

DMU

Date: 10th February 1995

Set number: 101685

As a 3-car green 101685 (53164, 58539 & 53160) at Chester on a stopping train to Holyhead, 10th February 1995. Ian Buck.

DMU

Date: 10th February 1995

Set number: 101685

On a cold February day 101685 (53164, 59539 & 53160) arrives at an almost deserted Rhyl on 10th February 1995. Ian Buck.

DMU

Date: 20th July 1995

Set number: 101685

101685 (53164 + 59539 + 53160) on the 17:23 Manchester Piccadilly to Buxton at Dove Holes, 20-7-95. Kevin Dowd.

DMU

Date: 6th August 1995

Set number: 101685

101685 formed 53164 + 59539 + 53160 near Abergele & Pensarn on 6 August 1995 on the 09.09 Llandudno-Manchester. Lewis Bevan.

DMU

Date: 18th November 1995

Set number: 101685

101685 (53164 + 53160) on the 10:16 Sheffield to Manchester Piccadilly at New Mills South Junction, 18-11-95. Kevin Dowd.

DMU

Date: August 1996

Set number: 101685

Retro-green Class 101 DMBS 53164 in Llandudno station in August 1996. Stuart Mackay Collection.

DMU

Date: August 1996

Set number: 101685

Set 101685 (53164 + 59539 + 53160) in Llandudno station in August 1996 with a Blaenau Ffestiniog service. Stuart Mackay Collection.

DMU

Date: 6th August 1996

Set number: 101685

At Llandudno Junction 101685 (53164, 59539 & 51360) on 6th August 1996. Ian Buck.

DMU

Date: 1st August 1997

Set number: 101685

Green unit 101685 (53164 + 59539 + 53160) at Holyhead on 1st August 1997. Lewis Bevan.

DMU

Date: 27th May 1998

Class 101 53164, set number 101 685, is seen at Warrington Bank Quay on 27.05.1998. It had been refurbished and repainted back into BR green, and was unofficially known as Daisy. Andy Cole.

DMU

Date: 3rd March 1999

Set number: 101685

Arriving at Romiley on 3rd March 1999 is 101685 (53164 & 53160). Ian Buck.

DMU

Date: 12th February 2000

Set number: 101685

At Manchester Piccadilly is 101685 (53164 & 53160) on 12th February 2000. Ian Buck.

DMU

Date: 7th May 2000

Set number: 101685

101 685 (53164 + 53160) with the BLS 'Ringway Requiem' tour traversing the short lived freight spur which was used to bring in materials in conjunction with the building of runway 2 at Manchester Airport. 7th May 2000. Andrew J Crowther.

DMU

Date: 8th May 2000

Set number: 101685

"Daisy" at Stockport on a service to Macclesfield, May 8, 2000. Ian Buck.

DMU

Date: February 2001

Set number: 101685

The green set had long become a 2-car set (53164 + 53160) when seen here at Chinley working a Sheffield to Manchester Hope Valley stopper in February 2001. Ian Buck.

DMU

Date: February 2001

Set number: 101685

Leaving Chinley for Sheffield in February 2001 is 101685 (53164 & 53160). Ian Buck.

DMU

Date: 26th February 2001

Set number: 101685

'Daisy' 53164 / 53160 at Rose Hill on February 26, 2001. Steve Hodgson.

DMU

Date: 26th February 2001

Set number: 101685

53164 and 53160 head out of Guide Bridge on the 26th February 2001. Steve Hodgson.

DMU

Date: 7th May 2001

Forming a late-afternoon service from Blaenau Ffestiniog to Llandudno Junction on 7th May 2001, Metro-Cammell class 101 'Heritage Green' DMU 53164-53160 approaches the southern portal of the 2.5 mile-long (4 kilometres) Ffestiniog tunnel, constructed by the L&NWR between 1873 and 1879. Gordon Edgar.

DMU

Date: 12th May 2001

Set number: 101685

101685 (53164 + 53160) on 2S20, the 16:02 New Mills Central to Manchester Piccadilly at Marple, 12-5-01. Kevin Dowd.

DMU

Date: 12th May 2001

Set number: 101685

101685 (53164 + 53160) waiting to crossover from the up to the downside at New Mills Central after arriving with the 19:43 from Manchester Piccadilly, Saturday 12th May 2001. Paul Moxon.

DMU

Date: 12th May 2001

Set number: 101685

101685 (53164 + 53160) viewed from the down platform at New Mills on 12/5/01. The guard is advising potential passengers that the 20:30 departure to Piccadilly is now from the Up side, so 685 unusually traversed the crossover at the Manchester end of the station. Paul Moxon.

DMU

Date: 12th May 2001

Set number: 101685

The sunset as seen through 53164's centre cab window near Reddish on the 12th May 2001. Paul Moxon.

DMU

Date: 12th May 2001

Set number: 101685

At 21:05 on the 12th May 2001, the train preparer connects the multiple working cables from 101685 to 101691 at Manchester Piccadilly Station. Paul Moxon.

DMU

Date: September 2002

Set number: 101685

Different generations of DMU meet outside Manchester Piccadilly in September 2002, as 101 685 passes a Virgin 221 set. John Law.

DMU

Date: September 2002

Set number: 101685

53164 seen from a passing service at Ardwick in September 2002. Surface Stock.

DMU

Date: September 2002

Set number: 101685

53164 + 53160 arriving into Manchester Piccadilly in September 2002. Surface Stock.

DMU

Date: 19th August 2003

Set number: 101685

101685 (53164 + 53160) at Manchester Piccadilly, 19/8/03/ Louise Thomson.

DMU

Date: 20th December 2003

Set number: 101685

"Daisy" seen at New Mills Central, working the 18:50 to Piccadilly, 20/12/03. Kevin Dowd.

DMU

Date: 20th December 2003

Set number: 101685

53164 at New Mills Central, working the 18:50 to Piccadilly, 20th December 2003. Kevin Dowd.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 19th July 1983

Cars E54365 E53164 are just about to enter Boldon Colliery station, Tyne & Wear, with the 07:39 Middlesbrough-Newcastle on 19/07/1983. Behind the train is a bridge carrying the line from Tyne Dock to Consett, which crossed the Newcastle-Sunderland line at what was known as Pontop Crossing - in this view, it is still protected by semaphore signals, but these were replaced in the mid-1980s. Boldon Colliery station was renamed Brockley Whins in 1991, and it became part of the Tyne & Wear Metro system when the Sunderland extension was opened in 2002. Graeme Phillips Collection.

DMU

Date: 22nd October 1988

Set number: 535

Set 535 comprises 53733 + 59065 + E53164 when seen stabled at Dundee on October 22, 1988. Hamish Stevenson.

DMU

Date: 17th May 1991

Set number: LO344

Class 101/108 Hybrid LO 344 arrives at Manchester Piccadilly on May 17, 1991. Formed of 53203 + 59387 + E53164, the former has Norwich set number 87 still showing on the window. Surface Stock.

DMU

Date: 31st December 1991

Set number: C388

53203 brings up the rear of C388 set at Swansea High St on 31/12/91. 53203 still - carrying set number 87 from East Anglia - later became 977897. 53164 (later ‘Daisy’) is at the front. Mac Winfield.

DMU

Date: 19th October 1992

Set number: 101685

In pre-green days, 101685 (53160 + 53164) is working with LO280 (53971 + 54504) on 2H65, the 09:38 Manchester Piccadilly to New Mills Central at Hague Bar, 19-10-92. Kevin Dowd.

DMU

Date: 11th December 1993

Set number: 101685

101685 (53160 + 53164) arrives into Parbold with the 11:00 Southport - Chester, 11/12/93. Gazza Prescott.

DMU

Date: 1995

Set number: 101685

"Daisy" - 3-car 101685 (53160, 59539, 53164) at Llandudno in 1995. Graham Baker.

DMU

Date: 10th February 1995

Set number: 101685

"Daisy" (53164 + 59539 + 53160) in the bay at Llandudno Junction on a Holyhead service on February 10, 1995. Ian Buck.

DMU

Date: August 1996

Set number: 101685

Retro-green 101685 (53160 + 59539 + 53164) sits in Llandudno station in August 1996 with a service for Blaenau Ffestiniog. Stuart Mackay Collection.

DMU

Date: 6th August 1996

Set number: 101685

3-car 101685 (53160, 59539 & 53164) leaving Llandudno Junction on 6th August 1996. Ian Buck.

DMU

Date: 7th August 1996

Set number: 101685

101685 is seen as a three car set (53160 + 59539 + 53164) at Crewe in BR green on 07.08.1996. Andy Cole.

DMU

Date: 1st August 1997

Set number: 101685

101685(53160 + 59539 + 53164) at Llanrwst on the 17.35 Llandudno - Blaenau Ffestiniog, 1 August 1997. Lewis Bevan.

DMU

Date: 27th May 1998

Retro-green 53160 and 53164 (set 101 685) are seen at Warrington Bank Quay on 27/05/1998. Andy Cole.

DMU

Date: 1999

Set number: 101685

"Daisy" 101685 (53160 + 53164) seen at Manchester Piccadilly in 1999. Simon Barnes.

DMU

Date: 7th May 2000

Set number: 101685

Metro-Cammell Class 101 53160 + 53164 on the short lived freight only branch at Manchester Airport, 7th May 2000, operating the BLS 'Ringway Requiem' tour. Andrew J Crowther.

DMU

Date: 8th May 2000

Set number: 101685

At Stockport on a Macclesfield train 101685 (53160 & 53164) on 8th May 2000. Ian Buck.

DMU

Date: 9th January 2001

Set number: 101695

Manchester Piccadilly, and 101695 (51226 + 51499) is on the 17:57 to Hadfield, and 101685 (53164 + 53160) is on the 17:55 to New Mills Central, 9-1-01. Kevin Dowd.

DMU

Date: February 2001

Set number: 101685

Arriving at Romiley in February 2001 is 101685 (53160 & 53164). Ian Buck.

DMU

Date: 26th February 2001

Set number: 101685

101 685 (53160 + 53164) seen in Manchester Piccadilly on the 26th February 2001. Steve Hodgson.

DMU

Date: 26th February 2001

Set number: 101685

101685 (53160 + 53164) in seen through the wilderness at Rose Hill on the 26th February 2001. Steve Hodgson.

DMU

Date: 7th May 2001

Set number: 101685

Metro-Cammell unit 53160-53164 emerging from the 2 miles and 333 yards tunnel into the slate landscape forming a Llandudno to Blaenau Ffestiniog service on 7 May 2001. Gordon Edgar.

DMU

Date: 11th May 2001

Set number: 101685

101685 (53160 + 53164) at Macclesfield on the 17:12 to Manchester Piccadilly, Friday 11th May 2001. Paul Moxon.

DMU

Date: 12th May 2001

Set number: 101685

101685 (53160 + 53164) at Strines on the 13:43 Piccadilly to New Mills Central, Saturday 12th May. This was scheduled to be its final day in traffic, it survived another two and a half years till December 2003. Paul Moxon.

DMU

Date: 12th May 2001

Set number: 101685

101685 (53160 + 53164) and 101691 (51253 + 53171) waiting to leave Manchester Piccadilly ECS to Longsight. 21:10 on the 12th May 2001, 685 had arrived on the 20:30 from New Mills. Paul Moxon.

DMU

Date: September 2002

Set number: 101685

'Daisy' 53160 + 53164 arrives into Manchester Piccadilly station in September 2002. Surface Stock.

DMU

Date: 2nd December 2003

Set number: 101685

101685 (53160 + 53164) on standby at Manchester Piccadilly, 2/12/03. Mat Hawley.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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