Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: LMS
Engines: AEC 150 hp / Leyland 150hp
Lot Number: 30253
9th June 1981 - Seen with 4 marker lights on cab end
16th November 1982 - Seen in ex works condition (P 13.11.82) and still with lamp above destination box
13th December 1982 - Seen carrying 3 headlamps
15th September 1983 - Seen with 4 marker lights on cab end
5th November 1983 - Seen with 4 marker lights on cab end
50159 - original number
53159 - from Aug-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)
Class 101s inside Ayr shed, circa 1982. Andrew McConnell.
Recently transferred from Scotland, set 101322 consisting of SC53159 + SC59069 + SC51250 at Newcastle on 1/10/87, receiving attention from fitters. Unusually, the leading vehicle retains the top marker light above the destination blind - these were usually removed upon refurbishment in late 1970s / early 1980s. Graeme Phillips Collection.
Class 101 DMS 53159, set number 101 322 had recently been transferred down from Scotland. It is seen at Tyseley on 04.06.1988. Andy Cole.