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Vehicle 50318 / 53318


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: 30275
Diagram: 523

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50318 - original number
53318 - from Jun-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

50318 was involved in the following incident(s):


29/08/65 - Connah's Quay

Fire involving Class 101 / Class 104

10:35 Excursion from Wigan to Llandudno formed M50318/M59129/M50336 & M50490/M59146/M50438 caught fire near Connah's Quay. The failure of a universal joint in the transmission caused the gearbox to become detached and fall to the track rupturing fuel tanks, the spilt fuel was ignited by sparks after vapourizing on hot exhaust parts.


Images:

DMU

Date: 10th July 1988

Set number: 216

Leaving Ely Station with the 12.50 Birmingham New Street to Norwich are Class 101 M53318 and E54054 (set T216). Surface Stock.

DMU

Date: 13th May 1989

The Class 101's to the right are M53318 (DMBS) and M53337 nearest. Vic Berry's on May 13, 1989. Surface Stock.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 9th June 1984

Set number: TS600

The Ruddington Requiem railtour at Lawfield on 9/6/84. It was formed 53910 + 59130 + 53857, 53055 + 59611 + 53116, 53318 + 59114 + 53328. Chris Lings.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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