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Vehicle 50268 / 53268


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

26th August 1982 - Seen still in all-blue livery

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

6th August 2000 - Seen at Polmadie in 8-car formation destined for Longsight depot hauled behind 37 219 + 37 109

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50268 - original number
53268 - from Mar-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Images:

DMU

Date: 25th May 1986

Set number: 101364

Class 101 DMS 53268, set number 101 364, is seen stabled at Haymarket on 25.05.1986. It carries Edinburgh Bathgate in the centre cab window. Andy Cole.

DMU

Date: 19th August 1986

Set number: 101364

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.

DMU

Date: circa 1987

Set number: 101364

101364 spruced up in Haymarket Depot circa 1987. S Saunders.

DMU

Date: 9th July 1999

Set number: 101694

Class 101 twin 101694 (53268 + 51188) calls at Crossmyloof with a Barrhead to Glasgow Central near the end of the era of first generation dmus, July 9, 1999. Mike Dean.

DMU

Date: 10th April 2000

Set number: 101694

Near Paisley Canal 101694 (53268 & 51188) on 10th April 2000. Ian Buck.

DMU

Date: 10th April 2000

Set number: 101694

101694 (53628 & 51188) at Paisley Canal on 10th April 2000. Ian Buck.

DMU

Date: 29th January 2001

Set number: 101694

101694 53268 + 51188 at Cheadle Hulme on 2H10, the 22:38 Manchester Piccadilly to Macclesfield, 29-1-01. Kevin Dowd.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 5th April 1983

Set number: 101364

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.

DMU

Date: 5th March 1986

Set number: 101364

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.

DMU

Date: 28th March 1986

Set number: 101310

101 310 (53163 + 59302 + 51234) with 53268 + 59080 + 53242 at Bathgate with the 13:03 Bathgate - Edinburgh Waverley, 28th March 1986. Hamish Stevenson.

DMU

Date: 17th April 1990

Set number: 101364

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.

DMU

Date: 3rd October 1990

Set number: T041

T040 (53090 + 53268) at Manchester Piccadilly working 13:41 to Chester via Northwich, 3rd October 1990. Gazza Prescott.

DMU

Date: 12th July 1992

M51188 awaits overhaul in Doncaster Works 12-7-92. It emerged with 53268 as 101 694. Taken at the Doncaster Works Open day on 12/7/92. Kevin Dowd.

DMU

Date: unknown

Set number: 101694

101 694 (51188 + 59539 + 53268) seen at Haymarket during it's Haymarket days as a 3-car set. Andrew McConnell.

DMU

Date: unknown

Set number: 101694

3-car set 101694 (51188 + 59539 + 53268) comes to a standstill at Inverkeithing. Date unknown. Andrew McConnell.

DMU

Date: 16th July 1996

Set number: 101694

Waiting to depart from Glasgow Central on 16th July 1996 101694 (51188 & 53268). Ian Buck.

DMU

Date: 9th August 1997

Set number: 101694

101694 (51188 + 53268) awaits departure from Glasgow Central on the 10:13 to Whifflet, 9/8/97. Stuart Mackay.

DMU

Date: 28th April 1999

Set number: 101694

At Corkerhill on the Paisley Canal branch is 101694 (51188 and 53268) 28th April 1999. Ian Buck.

DMU

Date: 28th April 1999

Set number: 101694

101694 (51188 & 53268) at Hawkhead on 28th April 1999. Ian Buck.

DMU

Date: 24th May 1999

Set number: 101694

At Paisley Canal on 24th May 1999 101694 (5118 & 53268). Ian Buck.

DMU

Date: 8th February 2000

Set number: 101694

101694 51188 + 53268 at Glasgow Central on the 12:08 to Paisley Canal, 8-2-00. Kevin Dowd.

DMU

Date: 8th February 2000

Set number: 101694

101694 51188 + 53268 depart Glasgow Central with the 12:08 to Paisley Canal, 8-2-00. Kevin Dowd.

DMU

Date: 8th February 2000

Set number: 101694

101694 51188 + 53268 on the 16:08 to Paisley Canal at Glasgow Cent 8-2-00. Kevin Dowd.

DMU

Date: 8th February 2000

Set number: 101694

101694 51188 + 53268 at Glasgow Central during the evening rush hour 8-2-00. Kevin Dowd.

DMU

Date: 8th February 2000

Set number: 101694

101694 51188 + 53268 at Whifflet on the 13:07 to Glasgow Central 8-2-00. Kevin Dowd.

DMU

Date: 10th April 2000

Set number: 101694

Near Paisley Canal on 10th April 2000 101694 (51188 & 53268). Ian Buck.

DMU

Date: October 2000

Set number: 101694

At Manchester Piccadilly is seen 101694 (51188 & 53268) in October 2000. Ian Buck.

DMU

Date: 9th January 2001

Set number: 101694

101694 51188 + 53268 at Romiley on the 17:16 Sheffield to Manchester Piccadilly 9-1-01. Kevin Dowd.

DMU

Date: 9th January 2001

Set number: 101694

101694 51188 + 53268 at Marple on the 20:30 New Mills Central to Manchester Piccadilly 9-1-01. Kevin Dowd.

DMU

Date: 24th January 2001

Set number: 101692

101692 53253 + 53170 + 101694 51188 + 53268 arrive at Manchester Piccadilly ECS ex-Longsight in the afternoon of 24-1-01. Kevin Dowd.

DMU

Date: 29th January 2001

Set number: 101694

101694 51188 + 53268 at Cheadle Hulme on 2H11, the 21:00 Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester Piccadilly, 29-1-01. Kevin Dowd.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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