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Vehicle 50247 / 53247


Class 101

BR Diagram 521

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: 30339
Diagram: 521

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50247 - original number
53247 - from May-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Images:

DMU

Date: 21st July 1982

50247 & 56375 pass Billingham, 21 July 1982. Jerry Glover.

DMU

Date: 7th March 1983

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.

DMU

Date: 6th July 1988

Set number: P872

P872 (53247 and possibly 53646?) makes a smoky departure from Par on the 10:25 Par-Newquay, Wednesday 6 July 1988. Mel Holley.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 28th September 1976

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.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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