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Vehicle 50291 / 53291 / 977904


Class 101

BR Diagram 523

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: 30270
Diagram: 523

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50291 - original number
53291 - from Jul-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)
977904 - from Oct-93 (departmental stock)

Department Use as DB977904

Sandite / Route Learner From 10/93 to 6/99. Carried set number 995 / 960995

Images:

DMU

Date: 22nd January 1978

50291 at the rear of a power / trailer set at West Jesmond on the 22nd January 1978. Ian Francis.

DMU

Date: 3rd May 1993

Set number: LO244

LO244 (Class 101 53291 + Class 108 54270) arrives at Chester at 19:07 from Helsby, 3-5-93. Kevin Dowd.

DMU

Date: 28th May 1994

Set number: 960995

977904 (a sandite / route learner vehicle) at Bolton on 28 May 1994. It is paired with 977903 as set 960 995. S Gaskell.

DMU

Date: 26th February 2001

Set number: 960995

Withdrawn sandite / route learning set 960995 (977904 + 977903) seen from a passing train, possibly at Longsight, 26/2/01. Steve Hodgson.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 3rd May 1991

Set number: LO244

LO244 (Class 108 54270 + Class 101 53291) on the 19:19 to Helsby departs Chester, 3-5-91. Kevin Dowd.

DMU

Date: 28th May 1994

Set number: 960995

Sandite / route learner set 960 995 (977903 / 977904) at Bolton on 28 May 1994. 977903 still carries set number 88 from its Norwich days as 53208. S Gaskell.

                                                                                                                                                                             

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