Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: LMS
Engines: AEC 150 hp / Leyland 150hp
Lot Number: 30255
50171 - original number
53171 - from Jun-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)
Metro-Cammell class 101 dmu E53171 forms part of the RCTS railtour "Mancunian Railtour" stands in platform 1 at Buxton, in the company of Derby Lightweights class 108 dmu's M52060 and M53636, a rare visit of a class 101 to Buxton. 30th August 1986. Andrew J Crowther.
Metro-Cammell class 101 dmu E53171 and E51222 forms part of the RCTS railtour "Mancunian Railtour", as we wait 40 minutes for a late running Hudderfield service at Penistone on 30th August 1986. The line to the left is the abandoned Woodhead line to Hadfield which had closed just over 5 years previously. Andrew J Crowther.
It seemed that whenever I visited Glasgow the sun never shone but what do you expect in January! This shot at Paisley Canal of 101691 (53171 + 51253) was the first time that I had used this line. January 31, 1995. Ian Buck.
At Whifflet 101691 (53171 & 53253) on 2nd February 1999. Ian Buck.
On 24th May 1999 101691 (53171 & 51253) at Glasgow Central. Ian Buck.
101691 at Mosspark on 26th May 1999. Ian Buck.
101691 (53171 & 51253) arriving at Barrhead on 13th September 1999. Ian Buck.
101691 (53171 & 51253) at Barrhead on 13th September 1999. Ian Buck.
101 691 heads out of Whifflet after working a Glasgow Central - Whifflet service on May 18th 2000. It is heading for Mossend Yard where it would change lines to before working the return service. Stuart Mackay.
101691 (53171 + 51253) at Stockport with a Stalybridge service. Date unknown. Dave Root.
Class 101 DMS 53171, set number 101 691 with 51253, is seen in full Strathclyde PTE livery at Manchester Piccadilly on 23.10.2001. Andy Cole.
E53196 + E59076 + E53171 are seen in platform6 at Newcastle on 22/10/1985. Graeme Phillips Collection.
Metro-Cammell class 101 dmu E51222 and E53171 forms part of the RCTS railtour "Mancunian Railtour", as we wait 40 minutes for a late running Hudderfield service at Penistone. 30th August 1986. Andrew J Crowther.
E51426 & E53171 at West Leeds, 4/5/87. Malcolm Clements.
T043 (53826 + 53171) on the blocks at Manchester Piccadilly, having arrived as the 08:47 ex-Chester via Northwich. (This diagram was booked a TS 2-car set for a year or two and produced some huge machines!). 20/4/91. Gazza Prescott.
LO603 53243 + 51228 + LO605 53171 + 51253 on the 18:25 Llandudno to Chester at Old Colwyn, 14-7-91. Kevin Dowd.
101691 (51253 & 53171) at Mount Vernon on 28th April 1999. Ian Buck.
101691 (51253 + 53171) arriving at Crookston on the Paisley Canal branch, May 26, 1999. Ian Buck.
101691 (51253 + 53171) at Romiley with a Manchester service. Date unknown. Steve Davies Collection.
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.