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Vehicle 51227

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


May 1988 - Still fitted with AEC engines

12th July 1989 - Seen withdrawn at Newton Heath depot



Date: May 1985

Set number: 101305

101 305 waits in the bay platform of Dundee Station before returning to Edinburgh. 51227 closest, May 1985. Andrew McConnell.


Date: 28th July 1988

Set number: 101305

High Summer at Manchester Victoria. SC51227 leads a mixture of DMU classes through the rain-sodden station on 28th July 1988. 47356 lurks in the far distance having arrived on a service from Blackburn. Syd Young.

The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:


Date: 4th June 1983

Set number: 305

Dundee's DMU set No. 305, formed of SC53264, SC59045 and SC51227 leaves Stirling for Edinburgh on 4th June 1983. Syd Young.


Date: 23rd July 1988

Set number: 101305

Still wearing it's ScotRail branding, former Haymarket allocated Metro-Cammell class 101 dmu 101305 (53264, 51227) is in the North facing bay, platform 3a at Stockport with the Stalybridge shuttle, 23rd July 1988. In May 1989 this service changed to becoming a Parliamentary or Ghost train, that runs once a week (January 2016) on a Friday at 09.22 from Stockport in one direction only. Andrew J Crowther.


Date: 8th June 1990

Set number: N680

Withdrawn M53464 (N680) is one of several Class 104 vehicles at Newton Heath on the 8th June 1990, along with Met-Camm 51227. Surface Stock.


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