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Vehicle 50200 / 53200 / 977901


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: 30259
Diagram: 523

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50200 - original number
53200 - from Feb-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)
977901 - from May-93 (departmental stock)

Department Use as DB977901

Sandite / Route Learner From 5/93 to 6/99. Carried set number 994 / 960994

Images:

DMU

Date: 12th June 1983

53200 and 54091 at Thornaby on 12/6/83. Jerry Glover.

DMU

Date: 15th September 1991

53200 + W51530 arrive at Laira TMD on an early afternoon open day shuttle from Plymouth, 15-9-91. Kevin Dowd.

DMU

Date: 10th August 1992

Set number: P870

Class 101 DMBS 53200, set number P870, is seen at Gunnislake at the end of the branch line on 10.08.1992. This was allocated to Laira at the time. Andy Cole.

DMU

Date: 24th April 2001

Out of use sandite 977901 seen at Lonsight from a passing train on April 24, 2001. Surface Stock.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 8th October 1986

37078 is at the front of 51440, 51497, 53200 & 54075 at Thornaby, 8th October 1986. Jerry Glover.

DMU

Date: 28th April 1989

Set number: P870

Class 108+101 P870 (53638 + 53200) after arrival at Paignton with the 14.45 from Exeter Central on 28-04-1989. We had travelled on this train from Exeter, in the front (ex 1st class) compartment, very comfortable. Gordon Thomson.

DMU

Date: 22nd February 1993

Set number: 870

51530 + 53200 are seen passing Washwood Heath with a working to Birmingham New Street on 22.02.1993. They had not long been transferred up from Laira, and still carried its LA set number (870). Andy Cole.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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