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Vehicle 56343 / 54343


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: 30468
Diagram: 630

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

56343 - original number
54343 - from Mar-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Images:

DMU

Date: 16th August 1986

Set number: TS207

Class 101 DTS 54343 (set T207, probably with 51189) at Tyseley on August 16, 1986. Andy Cole.

DMU

Date: unknown

Set number: 65

Class 101 Driving Trailer 54343 of set 65 at Lowestoft. This unit became part of 101660 in 1993. Note the one up one down brake-pipe layout, which denotes an original LMR allocated car. Mac Winfield.

DMU

Date: 23rd December 1987

Set number: 65

Seen between Ely and Queen Adelaide is 54343 + 51189 with the 10.13 Cambridge to Peterborough on 23rd December 1987. Surface Stock.

DMU

Date: 2nd July 1993

Set number: 101660

101660 (54343 + 51189) rolls into Guide Bridge with the 14:26 Rose Hill - Piccadilly on 2/7/93. Gazza Prescott.

DMU

Date: 2nd October 1993

Set number: 101660

101660 (54343 + 51189) and 101689 at Holyhead with a relief to Crewe, 2/10/93. Gazza Prescott.

DMU

Date: 13th October 1994

Set number: 101660

101660 (54343 & 51189) at Manchester Piccadilly on 13th October 1994. Ian Buck.

DMU

Date: 18th May 1995

Set number: 101660

Awaiting entry into the Works is 101660 (54343 & 51189) at Doncaster on 18th May 1995. Ian Buck.

DMU

Date: 12th February 2000

Set number: 101660

At Manchester Piccadilly is 101660 (54343 & 51189) on 12th February 2000. Ian Buck.

DMU

Date: 12th February 2000

Set number: 101660

101660 (54343 & 51189) arriving at Romiley on 12th February 2000. Ian Buck.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 21st June 1986

Set number: TS207

Class 101 51189 is seen at Tyseley in BR blue and grey on 21.06.1986. It was probably with 54343 which was part of set TS207 at the time. Andy Cole.

DMU

Date: 31st December 1987

Set number: 65

Norwich Class 101 set 65 (51189 + 54343) is seen at Kiln Lane near Ely with the 10.10 Ely to Norwich on 31/12/87. Surface Stock.

DMU

Date: 31st May 1988

53367 + 53365 + 54343 + 51189 seen North of Ely with 09.36 Ely to Norwich, 31.05.88. Surface Stock.

DMU

Date: 24th November 1992

Set number: 101660

101660 (51189 + 54343) at Manchester Oxford Rd on the 23:14 to New Mills Central, 24-11-92. ("The set was swapped for a 142 at Picc, just my luck!"). Kevin Dowd.

DMU

Date: 10th April 1993

Set number: 101660

101660 (51189 + 54343) sits spare at Manchester Piccadilly, 10/4/93. Gazza Prescott.

DMU

Date: 10th July 1993

Set number: 101660

101660 (51189 + 54343) and 101688 on the 11:18 Stockport - Heysham, seen at Bolton on 10/7/93. Gazza Prescott.

DMU

Date: 30th December 1993

Set number: 101660

101660 (51189 + 54343) at Hazel Grove, having arrived on the 14:21 from Piccadilly, 30/12/93. Gazza Prescott.

DMU

Date: 12th February 2000

Set number: 101660

Arriving at Ryder Brow on 12th February 2000 101660 (51189 & 54343). Ian Buck.

                                                                                                                                                                             

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