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Vehicle 50211 / 53211


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: 30261
Diagram: 523

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50211 - original number
53211 - from Apr-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Images:

DMU

Date: 18th October 1991

Set number: 101657

101 657 - 53211+54085 - (ex-works from Doncaster) on 2E16 1407 Piccadilly to Sheffield at New Mills South Junction. Kevin Dowd.

DMU

Date: 19th October 1991

Set number: 101657

Ex-works 101 657 (53211 / 54085) working the 11:43 Piccadilly - New Mills, seen at Romiley on 19/10/91. Gazza Prescott.

DMU

Date: 24th December 1991

Set number: 101657

It's 11.01 in the morning on Christmas eve 1991 at Manchester Piccadilly station with WYPTE liveried Class 158 unit 158901 in platform 2, whilst platform 3 hosts a Regional Railways Class 101 unit 101657. Andrew J Crowther.

DMU

Date: 4th March 1992

Set number: 101657

101 657 (53211 / 54085) captured at Manchester Piccadily about to work the 13:48 to Chester on 4/3/92. Gazza Prescott.

DMU

Date: 3rd June 1992

Set number: 101657

Longsight allocated Metro-Cammell DMU set 101657 (53211 + 54085) is seen at Rhosgoch heading down the freight only Amlwch branch on the Isle of Anglesey. The short spur leading off to the right served a oil storage depot built in the 70's but its use was short lived. This train was run by the "Isle of Anglesey Railways Ltd" Lein Amlwch 125 Years on. 3rd June 1992. Andrew J Crowther.

DMU

Date: 3rd June 1992

Set number: 101657

Longsight allocated Metro-Cammell DMU set 101657 (53211 + 54085) is seen at Rhosgoch on the freight only Amlwch branch on the Isle of Anglesey. This train was run by the "Isle of Anglesey Railways Ltd" Lein Amlwch 125 Years on. 3rd June 1992. Andrew J Crowther.

DMU

Date: 5th September 1992

Set number: 101657

101657 (53211 / 54085) and LO293 on the 09:46 to Carlisle, seen at Leeds, 5/9/92. Gazza Prescott.

DMU

Date: 22nd September 1992

Set number: 101657

The 12:23 Stockport to Heysham after arrival at its destination on 22/9/92, formed of 101657 (53211 + 54085). Gazza Prescott.

DMU

Date: 22nd September 1992

Set number: 101657

101657 (53211 / 54085) at Preston on 22/9/92 with the 12:44 Heysham - Stockport. Gazza Prescott.

DMU

Date: 28th February 1995

Set number: 101657

Working a service from Manchester to Rose Hill 101657 (53211 & 54085) stops at Guide Bridge on 28th February 1995. Ian Buck.

DMU

Date: 26th May 1998

Set number: 101657

Class 101 53211, set number 101 657, is seen at Chester on 26.05.1998 having been refurbished and repainted into Regional Railways livery. Andy Cole.

DMU

Date: 12th April 2000

Set number: 101657

Arriving at Ashburys on 12th April 2000 is 101657 (53211 & 54085). Ian Buck.

DMU

Date: 12th April 2000

Set number: 101657

101657 (53211 & 54085) arrives at North Hyde on a gloomy 12th April 2000. Ian Buck.

DMU

Date: 12th April 2000

Set number: 101657

Seen at a desolate looking North Hyde station on 12th April 2000 is 101657 (53211 & 54085). The section of track between Guide Bridge and Rose Hill in suburban Manchester had only an hourly service. Ian Buck.

DMU

Date: 26th February 2001

Set number: 101657

101657 seen from a passing train - possibly at Longsight - on the 26th February 2001. Steve Hodgson.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 28th May 1981

E56379 + E50211 arrive at Carlisle from Newcastle on 28/05/1981. Graeme Phillips Collection.

DMU

Date: 9th July 1989

Set number: S803

Set S803 awaits departure from Scarborough on 09-07-1989. I recorded cars 51522 (closest) + 51458, 53211 + 59246 + 51840 (a 101/108/110 hybrid with two vans) making up the train. A fitter has head under the rear of the second vehicle. Gordon Thomson.

DMU

Date: 9th July 1989

Cleaners stand waiting for this five-car set to stop at Scarborough on 09-07-1989. The front three cars form a hybrid 110/108/101 set (51840 + 59246 + 53211) with 101 set 51458 + 51522 on the rear. Already in the platform is 51184. Gordon Thomson.

DMU

Date: 3rd June 1992

Set number: 101657

Longsight allocated Metro-Cammell DMU set 101657 (54085 + 53211) is seen at Rhosgoch heading down the freight only Amlwch branch on the Isle of Anglesey. The short spur leading off to the right which can just be seen through the bushes served a oil storage depot built in the 70's but its use was short lived. This train was run by the "Isle of Anglesey Railways Ltd" Lein Amlwch 125 Years on. 3rd June 1992. Andrew J Crowther.

DMU

Date: 3rd June 1992

Set number: 101657

Longsight allocated Metro-Cammell DMU set 101657 (54085 + 53211) is seen heading up towards Rhosgoch on the freight only Amlwch branch on the Isle of Anglesey. This train was run by the "Isle of Anglesey Railways Ltd" Lein Amlwch 125 Years on. 3rd June 1992. Andrew J Crowther.

DMU

Date: 25th July 1992

Set number: 101657

101657 (54085 / 53211) runs into Hyde North on the 11:26 Rose Hill - Piccadilly, 25/7/92. Gazza Prescott.

DMU

Date: 22nd September 1992

Set number: 101657

101657 (54085 / 53211) at Morecambe on the 12:23 Stockport to Heysham, 22/9/92. Gazza Prescott.

DMU

Date: 18th September 1993

Set number: 101665

101665 (51429 + 54393) and 101657 (53211 + 54085)at Manchester Piccadilly, ready to work the 11:18 Stockport - Heysham, 18/9/93. Gazza Prescott.

DMU

Date: unknown

Set number: 101657

101 657 (54085 / 53211) slows down for Taffs Well station. Date unknown. Tom Clift.

DMU

Date: 8th May 2000

Set number: 101657

Passing through Ardwick on 8th May 2000 is 101657 (54085 & 53211). Ian Buck.

DMU

Date: 22nd January 2004

Set number: 101683

The cabs from 51177 and 53211 saved for preservation at Caerwent on 22/1/04. Stuart Mackay.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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