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Vehicle 50224 / 53224


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:

50224 - original number
53224 - from May-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Images:

DMU

Date: 4th August 1979

50224 and 56401 at Keighley on 4/8/79. Robert Frise.

DMU

Date: 19th December 1987

Set number: C900

W53224 of C900, which was a 3-car hybrid set comprising three different classes - 101 (53224), 110 (59709), and 108 (52048). At Cardiff Queen St, 19/12/87. Mac Winfield.

DMU

Date: 21st August 1989

Set number: C984

53224 running as C984 - a 2-car hybrid with a Class 108 - at Abercynon where it regains the Taff Vale main line to Pontypridd and Cardiff while operating the Aberdare service on 21/8/89. Mac Winfield.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 4th August 1979

Refurbished set 56401 / 50224 seen at Keighley on 4/8/79. Robert Frise.

DMU

Date: unknown

Set number: C984

DMU C984 (presumably 53635 + 53224, a 108 / 101 hybrid) and a class 442 5-WES unit at Weymouth. Date unknown, circa late 1980s. Stuart Pearce.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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