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Vehicle 50256 / 53256


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:

50256 - original number
53256 - from May-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Images:

DMU

Date: 25th March 1986

The splendour of Darlington (Bank Top) station at night. Metropolitan-Cammell units 53157 (left) and 53256-54091 stand in the southern bay platforms during the evening of 25th March 1986 with an HST Inter-City 125 making its stop on a King's Cross-Newcastle service. Gordon Edgar.

DMU

Date: 21st March 1987

Class 101 DMBS 53256 (nearest) and DTCL 54375 make a smokey departure from Middlesbrough on a cold 21/Mar/1987. Robert Chilton.

DMU

Date: 21st June 1994

Set number: 101682

101682 (53256 + 51505) is seen departing from Manchester Piccadilly with the 07:30 service to New Mills Central on June 21st, 1994. Hamish Stevenson.

DMU

Date: 5th September 1995

Set number: 101682

At Bolton on 5th September 1995 101682 (53256 & 51505. Ian Buck.

DMU

Date: 5th September 1995

Set number: 101682

Arriving at Wigan Wallgate on 5th September 1995 is 101682 (53526 & 51505). Ian Buck.

DMU

Date: 9th August 2000

Set number: 101682

101682 (53256 & 51505 leaving Betws Y Coed on 9th August 2000. Ian Buck.

DMU

Date: 9th August 2000

Set number: 101682

At Blaenau Ffestiniog on a wet and soggy 9th August 2000 101682 (53256 & 51505). Ian Buck.

DMU

Date: 9th August 2000

Set number: 101682

Arriving at North Llanrwst on 9th August 2000 is 101682 (53256). Ian Buck.

DMU

Date: 9th August 2000

Set number: 101682

Picking up the token at North Llanrwst on 9th August 2000 is 101682 (53526 & 51505). Ian Buck.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 3rd September 1992

Set number: 101682

101682 (51505 + 53256) is working the 12:18 Crewe - Nottingham when seen at Derby on 3/9/92. Gazza Prescott.

DMU

Date: 12th February 1993

Set number: 101682

101682 (51505 + 53256) at Peterborough on the 15:05 to Coventry via Lincoln (about a four hour journey!), 12/2/93. Gazza Prescott.

DMU

Date: 19th April 1993

Set number: 101682

With the vents removed from 51505, 101682 (also containing 53256) enters Narborough to work the 13:50 to Lincoln Central, 19/4/93. Gazza Prescott.

DMU

Date: 3rd May 1993

Set number: 101685

101685 53164 + 53160 + 101682 51505 + 53256 at Llandudno with the 1735 to Blaenau Ffestiniog, 3-5-93. Kevin Dowd.

DMU

Date: 27th January 1995

Set number: 101682

101682 (51505 & 53256) at Manchester Piccadilly on 27th January 1995. Ian Buck.

DMU

Date: 13th July 1995

Set number: 101682

101682 51505 (+53256) shunt at Buxton after arriving on the above 17:23 ex-Man Picc, ready for the following mornings 07:06 to Southport, 13-7-95. Kevin Dowd.

DMU

Date: 5th September 1995

Set number: 101682

At Bolton having come from Southport 101682 (51505 & 53256) on 5th September 1995. Ian Buck.

DMU

Date: 28th February 1996

Set number: 101682

101682 (51505 + 53256) on the 10:15 Sheffield to Manchester Piccadilly at Wash (Chinley) 28-2-96. Kevin Dowd.

DMU

Date: 7th May 1999

Set number: 101682

101682 (51505 + 53256) at Blaeneau Ffestiniog, 7/5/99. Robert Frise.

DMU

Date: 19th June 1999

Set number: 101682

101682 (51505 + 53256) is seen at Sheffield painted in Regional Railways livery on 19.06.1999. Andy Cole.

DMU

Date: 12th April 2000

Set number: 101682

Arriving at Manchester Oxford Road on 12th April 2000 is 101682 (51505 & 53256). Ian Buck.

DMU

Date: February 2001

Set number: 101682

101682 (51505 + 53256) berthed in the carriage shed at Longsight in February 2001. Ian Buck.

DMU

Date: 9th February 2001

Set number: 101682

101682 (51505 + 53256) departs Stalybridge on 5H19, the FO 15:35 ECS to Macclesfield on 9/2/01. Kevin Dowd.

DMU

Date: 26th February 2001

Set number: 101682

101 682 (51505 + 53256) rolls into Manchester Piccadilly on the 26th February 2001, probably arriving on a service from Marple. Steve Hodgson.

DMU

Date: 26th February 2001

Set number: 101682

101 682 (51505 + 53256) heads out of Manchester Piccadilly station on the 26th February 2001, probably on a service to Marple. Steve Hodgson.

DMU

Date: 24th April 2001

Set number: 101682

Class 101 101682 (51505 + 53256) looks in need of some TLC at Manchester Piccadilly on April 24, 2001. Surface Stock.

                                                                                                                                                                             

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