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Vehicle 50233 / 53233

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:

50233 - original number
53233 - from Apr-84 (53xxx / 54xxx change)



Date: 4th August 1982

50233 and 56405 are seen at South Bank on 4/8/82. Jerry Glover.


Date: 14th September 1986

A Class 101 and 110 formation at York on 14-09-1986 working a Leeds service, with 53233 closest. Wilson Adams.


Date: 30th March 1987

Class 101 Met-Cam E53233+E53255 at Stratford on the 30th March 1987. Both vehicles are displaying a "Red Star Parcels" sticker on their sides. Kevin Law.


Date: 12th July 1987

Seen at York, 53233 has been withdrawn from passenger service and now working in Red Star Express Parcels service. With 53255, on 12-07-1987. Wilson Adams.


Date: 28th January 1988

The driver of E53233 looks on as a group of fitters attempt to cure an ailment with the unit's engine at York on the night of 28th January 1988. This Metro-Cammell two-car set had been converted to a parcels unit, and a pile of mail sacks can be seen towards the rear of the saloon. Looks odd without the seats! Syd Young.


Date: 7th August 1989

Class 101 parcels set 53233 and 53255 at Cambridge on 7/8/89. The Cravens vehicle is 977126. Mike Cooper.

The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:


Date: 20th August 1984

54403 and 53233 arrive at Stockton on the 20th August 1984. Jerry Glover.


Date: 7th August 1986

Class 105 Route Learning Saloon 977126 at Cambridge on the 7th August 1989. To the left is 53233 and on the right 977124. Mike Cooper.


Date: 13th May 1989

E53255 + E53233 with a van on tow on 4E26, the 17:57 Piccadilly to Leeds mail. New Mills South Jct, 13-5-89. Kevin Dowd.


Date: 7th August 1989

The 'Stourton Saloon' 975637 + 975664 at Cambridge on the 7th August 1989. On the left is Cravens 977126 facing Met-Camm 53233. Mike Cooper.



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