Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: LMS
Engines: AEC 150 hp / Leyland 150hp
Lot Number: 30339
50247 - original number
53247 - from May-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)
50247 & 56375 pass Billingham, 21 July 1982. Jerry Glover.
Cars E50247 E56403 are seen passing Felling, Gateshead, with the 13:15 Newcastle - Middlesbrough. The electrification catenary visible are on the Tyneside Metro system, which runs adjacent through Gateshead. Graeme Phillips Collection.
P872 (53247 and possibly 53646?) makes a smoky departure from Par on the 10:25 Par-Newquay, Wednesday 6 July 1988. Mel Holley.
A Class 101 DMU at Whitley Bay on 28/09/1976 at 1728 with the 16:55 Newcastle-Newcastle circular - travelling in an anti-clockwise direction. To the left, Class 101 DMBS E50247 is coupled to a class 108 vehicle. Graeme Phillips Collection.