Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: LMS
Engines: AEC 150 hp / Leyland 150hp
Lot Number: 30256
50172 - original number
53172 - from Aug-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)
E50172 at the front of two three-car Met-Camm sets in March station, circa early/mid 1970s. The vehicle carries window bars on the passenger doors from its time in the north east, it would move back north in October 1975, this time to Hull. John Law.
On November 2nd, 1980, E50751 + E59085 + E50172 are seen with the 11:25 SuO Saltburn - Darlington service at Redcar Central. John Carter.
The 16:03 from Dunblane arrives into Falkirk Grahamston (which is undergoing 'modernisation'). The photographer notes the power cars as 53141 + 53172, and The centre car carries the HA depot 'castle' logo. Hamish Stevenson.