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Vehicle 56055 / 54055


Class 101

BR Diagram 630

Builder: Met-Camm
Type: Low-Density
Length: 57ft
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: LMS
Lot Number: 30260
Diagram: 630

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

56055 - original number
54055 - from Apr-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Images:

DMU

Date: 14th July 1981

56055 is at Aberystwyth on the 14th July 1981. Chris Lings.

DMU

Date: unknown

Class 101 DTC 54055 at Norwich. This unit clearly shows it’s blanked top cab marker light position, and also has the LMR brake-pipe layout- this original ER allocated car was among four 2-car sets exchanged with the LMR during the early 1960’s, the ER getting the four early Rolls-Royce power trailer sets. 54055 did not return to the ER until the late 1980’s, later becoming part of 101662. Mac Winfield.

DMU

Date: 20th August 1988

Class 101 DTCL no E54055 (with unseen DMBS E53228 behind) at Norwich on 20/08/1988. Robert Chilton.

DMU

Date: 9th January 1993

Set number: 101662

101662 54055 + 53228 on the 12:18 to Rose Hill at Manchester Piccadilly (52798 + 58715 + 57798 behind), 9-1-93. Kevin Dowd.

DMU

Date: 17th December 1993

Set number: 101662

101661 (54055 + 53228) at Sheffield having arrived with the 15:38 from Piccadilly, 17/12/93. Gazza Prescott.

DMU

Date: 27th January 1995

Set number: 101662

On a working to Macclesfield 101662 (54055 & 53228) leave Manchester Piccadilly on 27th January 1995. Ian Buck.

DMU

Date: 9th February 2000

Set number: 101662

Longsight based 101 662 (54055 + 53228) at Romiley station with a Piccadilly bound train on the 9th February 2000. Andrew J Crowther.

DMU

Date: 12th April 2000

Set number: 101662

101662 (54055 & 53228) at Romiley on 12th April 2000. Ian Buck.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 11th July 1987

Set number: 86

Class 101 set 86 (53228 + 54055) arrive into Cambridge on the 11th July 1987. Malcolm Clements.

DMU

Date: 4th December 1993

Set number: 101662

101662 (53228 + 54055) departing ECS from Manchester Victoria, having arrived with the 09:10 from Stockport, 4/12/93. Gazza Prescott.

DMU

Date: 13th October 1994

Set number: 101662

101662 (53228 & 54055) Manchester Piccadilly on 13th October 1994. Ian Buck.

DMU

Date: 25th July 1995

Set number: 101662

101662 (53228 + 54055) on the 12:38 Manchester Piccadilly to Sheffield at Earles, 25-7-95. Kevin Dowd.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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