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Vehicle 50162 / 53162

Class 101

BR Diagram 620

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: 30253
Diagram: 620

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50162 - original number
53162 - from May-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)



Date: 9th March 1985

E53162 is at the front of the 12:18 Hexham - Newcastle service departing from Wylam station on March 9th, 1985. Another Met-Camm set can be seen in the distance departing in the opposite direction. Hamish Stevenson.


Date: 27th March 1989

Class 101 53162 is seen stabled at York station on 27.03.1989. Note the leading bogie is running on a skate. Andy Cole.

The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:


Date: 24th April 1977

Whitby on the 24th April 1977. Nearest the camera are cars 50188 and 50162, each unit still unrefurbished at this stage, retaining all four front lights. The unit on the left appears to be 4-cars. Plenty of history in this image, with orange BR NER signage, station accessories / equipment plus all the tracks into the station terminus are still intact. With diminishing services, the station was later rationalised to just the single track on the left. Graeme Phillips Collection.


Date: 16th September 1989

Set number: CH280

Set CH280 (53986 + 53162) seen at Morecambe on the 16th September 1989. Stuart Mackay Collection.


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