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Vehicle 50266 / 53266


Class 101

BR Diagram 621

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: 30267
Diagram: 621

Notes

24th September 1998 - Seen in Strathclyde orange & black livery

30th July 2000 - Seen in 8-car formation running under power and destined for Longsight depot

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50266 - original number
53266 - from Mar-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Images:

DMU

Date: 4th February 1988

Set number: 101

E53266 - part of set 101 - carries an RETB Ariel and off-set headlight when seen at Ipswich on the 4th February 1988. Malcolm Clements.

DMU

Date: September 1988

Set number: 101

Set NC101 53266 at Great Yarmouth sporting the radio electronic token block antenna on the cab front. Sept-88. Mac Winfield.

DMU

Date: 1990

Set number: 101

Class 101 set 101 receives the token outside Cromer signal box in 1990. The DMS closest appears to be 53266. John Law.

DMU

Date: 14th March 1992

Set number: 100

Bury St Edmunds contains two Met-Camm sets in this view taken on March 14, 1992. On the right three-car set 100 (53266 closest) forms the 12.10pm Ipswich - Cambridge, on the left is set 51 (presumably 54399 + 51218) with the 12.5pm Campridge - Ipswich. Michael Mensing.

DMU

Date: 12th July 1992

Set number: 100

E53266 undergoes overhaul at Doncaster, it will emerge paired with 51192 to form 101693. Taken during the open day on 12/7/92. Kevin Dowd.

DMU

Date: 28th November 1992

Set number: 101693

101 693 at Edinburgh (Waverley) on 28/11/92. This was the Branch Line Society's 'Tay-Forth Wanderer' railtour which visited places such as Leith South, Kincardine and Westfield. Kenneth Leiper.

DMU

Date: 13th August 1993

Set number: 101693

101 693 (53266 + 59302 + 51192) departs from Markinch with the 17:27 Edinburgh - Perth service on August 13, 1993. A week later the set would become a power twin and be transferred from Haymarket to Corkerhill, the centre car remaining and reformed into set 851. Hamish Stevenson.

DMU

Date: 31st January 1995

Set number: 101693

At Glasgow Central early in the morning of 31st January 1995 101693 (53266 & 51192) waits to depart for Paisley Canal behind an orange "Blue Train". Ian Buck.

DMU

Date: 16th July 1997

Set number: 101693

101 693 (53266 + 51192) at East Kilbride station on 16/7/97 after arriving on the 14:42 from Glasgow Central. Stuart Mackay.

DMU

Date: 16th July 1997

Set number: 101693

101 693 is ready to work the 14:42 to East Kilbride when seen at Glasgow Central on the 16th July 1997. Stuart Mackay.

DMU

Date: August 1998

Set number: 101693

Strathclyde-liveried 53266 sits in Glasgow Central, August 1998. Andrew McConnell.

DMU

Date: August 1998

Set number: 101693

101693 (53266 + 51192) in Glasgow Central station in August 1998. Andrew McConnell.

DMU

Date: 2nd February 1999

Set number: 101693

101693 (53266 & 51192) at Whifflet on the 2nd February 1999. Ian Buck.

DMU

Date: 31st August 1999

Set number: 101693

Metropolitan-Cammell (TOPS Class 101) 2-car DMU No. 101 693 (53266 + 51192) crosses the River Clyde as it approaches Glasgow Central Station on 31st August, 1999. Michael Laing.

DMU

Date: 8th March 2000

Set number: 101693

At Hawkhead on the Paisley Canal branch on 8th March 2000 is 101693 (53266 & 51192). Ian Buck.

DMU

Date: 10th April 2000

Set number: 101693

101693 (53266 & 51192) at Paisley Canal on 10th April 2000. Ian Buck.

DMU

Date: 10th April 2000

Set number: 101693

A study of the cab front of car 53266 of set 101693 at Paisley Canal on the 10th April 2000. Ian Buck.

DMU

Date: 8th August 2000

Set number: 101693

101693 (53266 + 51192) on the 14:43 Manchester Piccadilly to Sheffield at New Mills South Jct, 8-8-00. Kevin Dowd.

DMU

Date: 14th September 2001

Set number: 101693

Unit 101693 (53266 + 51192), still in Strathclyde livery, leaves Manchester Piccadilly with a train for Stoke on 14 September 2001. Lewis Bevan.

DMU

Date: September 2002

Set number: 101693

101693 (53266 + 51192) is seen departing from Manchester Piccadilly in September 2002. Surface Stock.

DMU

Date: September 2002

Set number: 101693

101693 (53266 + 51192) departs from Manchester Piccadilly with a Marple service in September 2002. Surface Stock.

DMU

Date: November 2003

Set number: 101693

101693 (53266 + 51192) at Romiley in November 2003. Mat Hawley.

DMU

Date: 1st December 2003

Set number: 101693

Glasgow SPTE liveried 101 693 (53266 / 51192) in the Manchester area at Rose Hill, Marple. Taken on 1/12/03. Ian Francis.

DMU

Date: 19th December 2003

Set number: 101693

53266 + 51192 (101 693) are caught at Romiley on the 14:25 Piccadilly to Marple, 19/12/03. Kevin Dowd.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 16th November 1980

E50188, E59092, E50266 at Thornaby on 16/11/1980 with a Saltburn - Darlington service, diverted via the goods lines due to engineering work. John Carter.

DMU

Date: 16th July 1997

Set number: 101693

101 693 (51192 + 53266) at East Kilbride after arriving on the 14:42 from Glasgow Central, 16th July 1997. Stuart Mackay.

DMU

Date: 16th July 1997

Set number: 101693

101 693 (51192 + 53266) arrives into Glasgow Central station on July 16th, 1997. Stuart Mackay.

DMU

Date: 16th July 1997

Set number: 101693

51192 leads 53266 as set 101 693 into Glasgow Central station on July 16th 1997. Stuart Mackay.

DMU

Date: 10th April 2000

Set number: 101693

At Paisley Canal on 10th April 2000 is 101693 (51192 & 53266). Ian Buck.

DMU

Date: February 2001

Set number: 101693

Strathclyde liveried 101693 (51192 & 53266) a Manchester Piccadilly in February 2001. Ian Buck.

DMU

Date: February 2001

Set number: 101693

In February 2001 101693 (51192 & 53266) is seen at Romiley. Ian Buck.

DMU

Date: 26th February 2001

Set number: 101693

This is probably set 101693 (51192 + 53266) with set 101689 behind, entering Manchester Piccadilly on the 14th February 2001. Steve Hodgson.

DMU

Date: 13th April 2002

Set number: 101693

51192 & 53266 are seen stabled at Stockport whilst working Stockport - Piccadilly shuttles due to engineering work, 13/4/02. Kevin Dowd.

DMU

Date: September 2002

Set number: 101693

101693 (51192 + 53266) seen in Manchester Piccadilly station in September 2002. John Law.

DMU

Date: September 2002

Set number: 101693

101693 (53266 + 51192) arrives into Manchester Piccadilly with a Marple service in September 2002. Surface Stock.

DMU

Date: 7th August 2003

Set number: 101693

101693 (51192 + 53266) at Marple, 7/8/03. Louise Thomson.

DMU

Date: 1st December 2003

Set number: 101693

101693 (51192 / 53266) at Rose Hill, Marple on 1/12/03. Note the cloth covers on the horns, these were fitted as part of the unit's 'winterization' process to prevent snow ingress inside the horn. Ian Francis.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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