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Vehicle 50250 / 53250


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: 30266
Diagram: 523

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50250 - original number
53250 - from Jul-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Images:

DMU

Date: 5th September 1977

Car E50250 is seen at Whitby awaiting return to Middlesbrough on 05/09/1977. It is in the platform that was taken out of use, but has since been restored to use for the North Yorkshire Moors Railway. Graeme Phillips Collection.

DMU

Date: 27th April 1989

Set number: 390

Hybrid set 390 (53250 (Class 101) + 59810 (Class 110) + 53644 (Class 108)) heads north out of North Queensferry on April 27th, 1989. Stuart Mackay.

DMU

Date: 12th July 1992

Set number: 824

53250 at Doncaster Works awaiting movement to MC Metals, Glasgow for scrapping. Taken at during the open day on 12/7/92. Kevin Dowd.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 23rd September 1987

Set number: C591

Left: Class 101 DMBS E53250; Right: Class 119 DMBC 51059, seen at Newcastle on 23/09/1987. Class 143 Pacer problems in the north-east saw an influx of first generation DMUs to Heaton (HT) depot in the weeks leading up to the October 1987 timetable change (05/10/1987), including vehicles of Classes 116, 118 and 119 – none of which had previously operated anywhere near the north-east – as well as some rather tatty Class 101s from diverse regions. These unusual types were eliminated from the area by Spring 1988 when loco-haulage restarted. Graeme Phillips Collection.

DMU

Date: 27th April 1989

Set number: 390

Hybrid set 390 is formed 53644 (Class 108) + 59810 (Class 110) + 53250 (Class 101) when seen at North Queensferry on April 27th, 1989. Stuart Mackay.

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.

                                                                                                                                                                             

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