Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: LMS
Engines: AEC 150 hp / Leyland 150hp
Lot Number: 30263
50242 - original number
53242 - from Mar-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)
With the rood vents removed from all three vehicles, TBS set 101364 (53242 leading, presumably with 59080 and 53268) is seen at Inverkeithing Junction coming from the Rosyth direction with an Edinburgh service on the 5th April 1983. Stuart Mackay.
53242 heads set 101364 (with presumably 59080 and 53268) seen at Saughton on the 5th March 1986 with the 14:18 Edinburgh - Bathgate service. Hamish Stevenson.
The old & the new at Kilmarnock Open Day on 11-09-88. Classic dmu traction alongside to date the only visit of a class 318 emu (from the neighbouring Ayr - Glasgow line) to Kilmarnock station. However these emus were all refurbished in 2005 - 06 in the nearby Barclay works. Gordon Thomson.
Class 101 no. 53242, recently transferred from Eastfield and still displaying set number 101364, is seen at Sheffield on a gloomy afternoon temporarily paired with an unrecorded class 110 DMBS. It would shortly go on to Tyseley depot and become part of set T032 paired with class 116 DMBS no. 53090 and later DMBS no. 53844. Robert Chilton.
Class 101/116 d.m.u. T032 (53242 + 53073) departs Bettws Y Coed with the 17:14 Blaenau Ffestiniog - Llandudno train on 04-07-1991. Gordon Thomson.
101 310 (53163 + 59302 + 51234) with 53268 + 59080 + 53242 at Bathgate with the 13:03 Bathgate - Edinburgh Waverley, 28th March 1986. Hamish Stevenson.
101364 calls at Haymarket station with the 17.18 Edinburgh - Bathgate train on 19-08-1986. 53268 leads, presumably with 59080 and 53242 behind. Gordon Thomson.
A pair of hybrid pairs! T032 (presumably 53073 + 53242) is a 116/101, behind is a 108/101. Taken at Albrighton, date unknown, circa early 1990s. Tom Clift.
A set labeled 101364 arrives into Leeds on 17/4/90. Behind the Class 101 DMS (either 53242 or 53268) is a Class 108 TBS and a Class 101 DMBS. Rex Holt.
Class 116 /101 hybrid d.m.u. T032 (presumably 53073 + 53242) arrives at Bettws Y Coed with the 17:14 Blaenau Ffestiniog - Llandudno train on 04-07-1991. Gordon Thomson.