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Vehicle 50230 / 53230


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:

50230 - original number
53230 - from Jun-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Images:

DMU

Date: 14th March 1988

Parcels Met-Camm set 53230 / 53218 at Leeds on 14/3/88, the Cravens is 53369. Malcolm Clements.

DMU

Date: 14th March 1988

Parcels car 53230 at Leeds on 14/3/88. It's facing 53369. Malcolm Clements.

DMU

Date: 14th March 1988

The "Express Parcels" lettering carried on 53230, also note the Red Star sticker on the door. Taken at Leeds on 14/3/88. Malcolm Clements.

DMU

Date: January 1992

53230/53218 at Norwich Thorpe Station goods yard in January 1992. They moved to Snailwell later that day. Robert Frise Collection.

DMU

Date: January 1992

Stored at Norwich Thorpe Station goods yard are 53250 / 53218 in January 1992. They moved to Snailwell that evening. Robert Frise Collection.

DMU

Date: January 1992

53230 in Norwich Thorpe Station goods yard in January 1992 with 53218 behind. They moved to Snailwell that night. Robert Frise Collection.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: unknown

Set number: 116395

With traces of old set number 167 showing through, set 116 395 (50853 59367 50894) is seen at Doncaster Works with GG Trans-Clyde branding. Class 101 car 50230 is on the left. Undated. Jerry Glover.

DMU

Date: 21st April 1987

Twin DMBS parcels set E53218 & E53230 at Wakefield Westgate on 21/4/87. Malcolm Clements.

DMU

Date: 14th March 1988

Parcels vehicle 53218 sits in the rain at Leeds on 14/3/1988. It is working with 53230. Malcolm Clements.

DMU

Date: 14th March 1988

Class 105 and 101 parcels vehicles at Leeds on 14/3/88, with 53369 facing 53230. Malcolm Clements.

DMU

Date: 14th March 1988

A Class 105 and 101 parcels train at Leeds on 14/3/1988, formed of 53361, 53369, 53230 and 53218. Malcolm Clements.

DMU

Date: 14th March 1988

Parcels set 53218 + 53230 sits in the rain in Leeds station on 14/3/1988. Malcolm Clements.

DMU

Date: 14th March 1988

Details of the Royal Mail / Express Parcels markings applied to 53218 + 53230 at Leeds station on 14/3/1988. Malcolm Clements.

DMU

Date: 14th March 1988

Details of the Royal Mail / Express Parcels markings applied to 53230 (left) and 53218 (right) at Leeds station on 14/3/1988. Malcolm Clements.

DMU

Date: January 1992

The last surviving parcels pair 53218/53230 languished at Norwich Thorpe Station goods yard until movement to Snailwell in January 1992. It moved the same night as it was photographed here and was burned immediately on arrival at Snailwell. Robert Frise Collection.

                                                                                                                                                                             

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