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Vehicle 56347 / 54347


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:

56347 - original number
54347 - from Apr-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Images:

DMU

Date: 26th June 1982

W56347 and W51201 head away from Borth station on the 26th June 1982. Steve Davies Collection.

DMU

Date: 12th November 1999

Set number: 101663

101663 (54347 & 51201) at Manchester Piccadilly 12th November 1999. Ian Buck.

DMU

Date: 10th December 1999

Set number: 101663

101663 arrives at Deansgate from Irlam on 10th December 1999. Ian Buck.

DMU

Date: 9th February 2000

Set number: 101663

Longsight based 101663 (54347 + 51201) leaves the Rose Hill branch at Marple Wharf Junction with a train to Piccadilly via Hyde, 9th February 2000. Andrew J Crowther.

DMU

Date: February 2001

Set number: 101663

101663 at Manchester Piccadilly in February 2001. Ian Buck.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 26th June 1982

W51201 and W56347 are seen leaving Borth station on the 26th June 1982, with Wolverhampton High Level showing on the destination blind. Steve Davies Collection.

DMU

Date: 26th June 1982

W51201 and W56347 are seen leaving Borth station on the 26th June 1982, which has signs of track being lifted in the foreground. Steve Davies Collection.

DMU

Date: 19th July 1987

Three-car set 53878, 59612 and 53056 stabled at Leicester with Norwich's set 72 behind, headed by 51201 and presumably with out of sight, 54347. Unusually the 116 (with class 127 centre trailer) appears to have a Tyseley set number board in the 2nd man's window but with no set number apparently on it. The following year 53878 and 59612 were reformed into four-car set T421 and 53056 was in three-car set T342. Robert Chilton.

DMU

Date: 31st January 1988

Set number: 53

E54347 + E51247 seen near Ely North Junction with the 14.10 Cambridge to Norwich on 31.01.88. Surface Stock.

DMU

Date: 10th September 1988

Set number: 72

Class 101 E51201 + E54347 towed by 37138 passing Ely North Junction on 10.09.88. The DMU had previously worked 2K11 07.03 Doncaster – Peterborough via The Joint but due to a failure 37138 came to assistance and now running forward as an ECS possibly to Cambridge. Surface Stock.

DMU

Date: 21st May 1989

Set number: 63

Set 63 E54218 + E51428 and Set 72 E51201 + E54347 seen on a Norwich to Cambridge working north of Ely around 4pm on 21st May 1989. Surface Stock.

DMU

Date: 7th August 1989

55991 in the north bay at Cambridge, 7/8/89, alongside 54347. Mike Cooper.

DMU

Date: 7th January 1995

Set number: 101663

101663 (51201 & 54347) at Ashburys on 7th January 1995. Ian Buck.

DMU

Date: 19th November 1998

Set number: 960992

A very rare picture of a sandite 101 on a passenger turn, it may well have been a one off? 960992 977897 (53203) + 977898 (53193) + 101663 54347 + 51201 are on 2H19, the 17:09 Macclesfield to Manchester Piccadilly at Cheadle Hulme, 19-11-98. Kevin Dowd.

DMU

Date: 12th February 2000

Set number: 101663

101663 (51201 & 54347) at Deansgate on a service from Irlam on 12th February 2000. Ian Buck.

                                                                                                                                                                             

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