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Vehicle 51221

Class 101

BR Diagram 523

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: 30467
Diagram: 523



Date: 27th August 1985

51221 leads a two-car Class 101 and two-car possibly Class 114 formation on it's way to Norwich at Nuneaton on 27.08.1985. Andy Cole.


Date: 4th April 1994

Set number: 851

Set 851 in Edinburgh Waverley on the 4th April 1994. Formed of NSE liveried (with Scotrail branding) 51221 and 51208, the RR liveried centre car is presumed to be 59302. Hamish Stevenson.

The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:


Date: 10th August 1980

Class 101 and 105 vehicles E56085 E51221 E56459 E51429 E56081 and E51485 call at Heaton on the last day of British Rail services, 10/08/1980. Although situated on the East Coast Main Line, it was one of a number of stations closed across Newcastle and North Tyneside at this time, pending development of the Tyneside Metro system. Heaton station wasn't replaced as part of the Metro system, but the area is served by nearby Byker and Chillingham Road stations. Graeme Phillips Collection.


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