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.
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.
101657 (54085 / 53211) runs into Hyde North on the 11:26 Rose Hill - Piccadilly, 25/7/92. Gazza Prescott.
101657 (54085 / 53211) at Morecambe on the 12:23 Stockport to Heysham, 22/9/92. Gazza Prescott.
101 657 (54085 / 53211) slows down for Taffs Well station. Date unknown. Tom Clift.
Passing through Ardwick on 8th May 2000 is 101657 (54085 & 53211). Ian Buck.
Class 101 54086 is seen condemned at Thornaby on 24.05.1987 after an altercation with an HST power car. Note the Tyne and Wear PTE symbol. Andy Cole.
Class 101 DTS(L) 54086 at Thornaby TMD in 1988. The Heaton based vehicle had been in a collision with HST vehicle 43143 at Darlington station on the 30th June 1986, and withdrawn in July 1986. Graeme Phillips Collection.
E54086 Vic Berrys, Leicester on 30-10-88. Kevin Dowd.
Met-Camm 54086 is feeling a little crushed at Vic Berry's on November 19, 1988. Surface Stock.
The Lancaster shuttle at Morecambe with E56088 + E50207. It had worked from Morecambe with M56265 + M50982 which were going to work the next Barrow service. 12th August 1977. Robert Frise.
A Class 101 DMU Gateshead East, 19/04/1980. Containing cars E56089 + E51214, it calls with a service to Sunderland. Typical of the period, the train shows a mismatch of Refurbished and Blue + Grey Livery. Unfortunately, the attractive Refurbished Livery was found to get dirty rather quickly, so it was decided to outshop refurbished vehicles in Blue + Grey livery, which had previously been for Inter-City / Cross-Country vehicles only. In this view, 56089 also carries the logo of Tyne & Wear PTE within the blue band, as well as a tail lamp. Gateshead East station, situated between Newcastle and Heworth, closed on 23/11/1981, replaced by the Tyneside Metro. Graeme Phillips Collection.
Norwich allocated class 101 Metro-Cammell dmu set 89, made up of cars E54089 & E51229 waits at Lowestoft with a Norwich service, still showing a sign literally of its day's as a Tyneside allocated unit. 21st August 1985. Andrew J Crowther.
With chickens foraging in the foreground, E56218 is the closest vehicle in this four-car Met-Camm formation in Alston station on April 17, 1976. Steve Davies Collection.
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.
E56219 is the leading vehicle forming the last train at Tyne Commission Quay on 2nd May 1970 before closure two days later. This was the final train to Newcastle for passengers sailing to/from Norway. Connecting buses took over from this date. 'The Norseman' headboard was supplied by one of the numerous enthusiasts aboard, to commemorate the through train to Kings Cross of that name which had ceased running in 1966. Trevor Ermel.
A Class 101 at Hartlepool, 30/07/1983. Nearest the camera is DTS(L) E54219 in the southern / eastern bay platform awaiting departure with the 12:54 Hartlepool - Darlington. At this time there were such services operating on a two-hourly frequency throughout the daytime, supplementing the hourly Newcastle-Middlesbrough services. Graeme Phillips Collection.
Class 101 DTS E54219 at Snailwell in May 1991. Surface Stock.
54220+51222 arrive into Ely with 2H54, the Cambridge to Kings Lynn on January 14, 1992. Surface Stock.
Class 101 56333 is seen stabled outside the factory at Tyseley on 22.11.1981. The car carries the early refurbished all over white livery. Andy Cole.