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Vehicle 50749 / 53749


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: 30271
Diagram: 621

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50749 - original number
53749 - from Aug-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Images:

DMU

Date: July 1989

Set number: 101361

Sc53749 at Snailwell in July 1989. Despite the ScotRail logo, Sc vehicle number prefix and ScR set number, it had been a Heaton vehicle for its last six months in service. Surface Stock.

DMU

Date: July 1989

SC53749 seen at Snailwell on a rainy day in July 1989. Surface Stock.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 22nd August 1986

Set number: 520

A class 120 / 101 dmu arrives at Troon with the 18.00 Glasgow Central - Ayr on 22-08-1986, as 47486 departs with the all first class 18.45 Ayr - Glasgow Central. This was formed of the 'Nightrider' train, which later in the evening formed an overnight service to London. It had earlier formed the 17.30 Glasgow Central - Ayr. Electric services started at the end of the following month. Although carrying set number 52 it is believed to be set 520 formed 53711 + 59046 + 53749. Gordon Thomson.

DMU

Date: circa Aug/Sep 1986

Set number: 520

A Class 120/101/101 formation at Prestwick, circa August / September 1986. The DMBC seems to be missing a digit from its set number, Ayr had many 5xx sets at the time (the formations changed frequently). Note it also still has 'EP' under the left cab window, and it has oval buffers. Although carrying just set number 52, this is set 520 formed of 53711 + 59046 + 53749. Andrew McConnell.

DMU

Date: 26th April 1987

Set number: 101320

101320 (51248 + 59046 + 53749) at Markinch with the 16:20 Edinburgh - Perth service, 26th April 1987. Hamish Stevenson.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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