Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: LMS
Engines: AEC 150 hp / Leyland 150hp
Lot Number: 30275
50318 - original number
53318 - from Jun-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)
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.
Leaving Ely Station with the 12.50 Birmingham New Street to Norwich are Class 101 M53318 and E54054 (set T216). Surface Stock.
The Class 101's to the right are M53318 (DMBS) and M53337 nearest. Vic Berry's on May 13, 1989. Surface Stock.
The Ruddington Requiem railtour at Lawfield on 9/6/84. It was formed 53910 + 59130 + 53857, 53055 + 59611 + 53116, 53318 + 59114 + 53328. Chris Lings.