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Vehicle 56085 / 54085


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: 30262
Diagram: 630

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

56085 - original number
54085 - from 1983 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Images:

DMU

Date: 10th April 1980

Class 101 and 105 vehicles E56085 E51221 E56459 E51429 E56081 and E51485 call at Heaton on the last day of British Rail services, 10/08/1980. Although situated on the East Coast Main Line, it was one of a number of stations closed across Newcastle and North Tyneside at this time, pending development of the Tyneside Metro system. Heaton station wasn't replaced as part of the Metro system, but the area is served by nearby Byker and Chillingham Road stations. Graeme Phillips Collection.

DMU

Date: 3rd June 1992

Set number: 101657

Longsight allocated Metro-Cammell DMU set 101657 (54085 + 53211) is seen at Rhosgoch heading down the freight only Amlwch branch on the Isle of Anglesey. The short spur leading off to the right which can just be seen through the bushes served a oil storage depot built in the 70's but its use was short lived. This train was run by the "Isle of Anglesey Railways Ltd" Lein Amlwch 125 Years on. 3rd June 1992. Andrew J Crowther.

DMU

Date: 3rd June 1992

Set number: 101657

Longsight allocated Metro-Cammell DMU set 101657 (54085 + 53211) is seen heading up towards Rhosgoch on the freight only Amlwch branch on the Isle of Anglesey. This train was run by the "Isle of Anglesey Railways Ltd" Lein Amlwch 125 Years on. 3rd June 1992. Andrew J Crowther.

DMU

Date: 25th July 1992

Set number: 101657

101657 (54085 / 53211) runs into Hyde North on the 11:26 Rose Hill - Piccadilly, 25/7/92. Gazza Prescott.

DMU

Date: 22nd September 1992

Set number: 101657

101657 (54085 / 53211) at Morecambe on the 12:23 Stockport to Heysham, 22/9/92. Gazza Prescott.

DMU

Date: unknown

Set number: 101657

101 657 (54085 / 53211) slows down for Taffs Well station. Date unknown. Tom Clift.

DMU

Date: 8th May 2000

Set number: 101657

Passing through Ardwick on 8th May 2000 is 101657 (54085 & 53211). Ian Buck.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 7th August 1990

Set number: 220

Class 108 53986 and Class 101 54085 entering Barnetby on August 7th, 1990. The 108 had previously been part of Chester set CH280, the CH has been painted over. Rex Holt.

DMU

Date: 18th October 1991

Set number: 101657

101 657 - 53211+54085 - (ex-works from Doncaster) on 2E16 1407 Piccadilly to Sheffield at New Mills South Junction. Kevin Dowd.

DMU

Date: 19th October 1991

Set number: 101657

Ex-works 101 657 (53211 / 54085) working the 11:43 Piccadilly - New Mills, seen at Romiley on 19/10/91. Gazza Prescott.

DMU

Date: 4th March 1992

Set number: 101657

101 657 (53211 / 54085) captured at Manchester Piccadily about to work the 13:48 to Chester on 4/3/92. Gazza Prescott.

DMU

Date: 3rd June 1992

Set number: 101657

Longsight allocated Metro-Cammell DMU set 101657 (53211 + 54085) is seen at Rhosgoch heading down the freight only Amlwch branch on the Isle of Anglesey. The short spur leading off to the right served a oil storage depot built in the 70's but its use was short lived. This train was run by the "Isle of Anglesey Railways Ltd" Lein Amlwch 125 Years on. 3rd June 1992. Andrew J Crowther.

DMU

Date: 3rd June 1992

Set number: 101657

Longsight allocated Metro-Cammell DMU set 101657 (53211 + 54085) is seen at Rhosgoch on the freight only Amlwch branch on the Isle of Anglesey. This train was run by the "Isle of Anglesey Railways Ltd" Lein Amlwch 125 Years on. 3rd June 1992. Andrew J Crowther.

DMU

Date: 5th September 1992

Set number: 101657

101657 (53211 / 54085) and LO293 on the 09:46 to Carlisle, seen at Leeds, 5/9/92. Gazza Prescott.

DMU

Date: 22nd September 1992

Set number: 101657

The 12:23 Stockport to Heysham after arrival at its destination on 22/9/92, formed of 101657 (53211 + 54085). Gazza Prescott.

DMU

Date: 22nd September 1992

Set number: 101657

101657 (53211 / 54085) at Preston on 22/9/92 with the 12:44 Heysham - Stockport. Gazza Prescott.

DMU

Date: 18th September 1993

Set number: 101665

101665 (51429 + 54393) and 101657 (53211 + 54085)at Manchester Piccadilly, ready to work the 11:18 Stockport - Heysham, 18/9/93. Gazza Prescott.

DMU

Date: 28th February 1995

Set number: 101657

Working a service from Manchester to Rose Hill 101657 (53211 & 54085) stops at Guide Bridge on 28th February 1995. Ian Buck.

DMU

Date: 12th April 2000

Set number: 101657

Arriving at Ashburys on 12th April 2000 is 101657 (53211 & 54085). Ian Buck.

DMU

Date: 12th April 2000

Set number: 101657

101657 (53211 & 54085) arrives at North Hyde on a gloomy 12th April 2000. Ian Buck.

DMU

Date: 12th April 2000

Set number: 101657

Seen at a desolate looking North Hyde station on 12th April 2000 is 101657 (53211 & 54085). The section of track between Guide Bridge and Rose Hill in suburban Manchester had only an hourly service. Ian Buck.

                                                                                                                                                                             

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