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Vehicle 51229

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: 19th July 1981

Class 101 vehicles 51229 and 56387 beside 43066 at Stockton, 19th July 1981. Jerry Glover.


Date: 4th August 1991

Set number: 89

Class 101 DMBS E51229 seen in Whitemoor Yard on the 4th August 1991. Surface Stock.

The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:


Date: 29th September 1959

The number on this DTC appears to read SC56409, and is seen passing Polmadie on the 29th September 1959. The vehicle, which had been delivered new to Dundee, had been transferred to Hamilton the previous month with DMBS 51229. Stuart Mackay Collection.


Date: 3rd July 1981

Metro-Cammell Class 101 twin unit E56387 + E51229 at Newcastle on July 3rd 1981 in between arriving as the 17.48 from Middlesbrough and departing as the 19.35 to Sunderland. The trailer's blue paint work seems to have suffered in the carriage wash while its partner is in refurbished condition. Gerard Fletcher.


Date: 21st August 1985

Set number: 89

Norwich allocated class 101 Metro-Cammell dmu set 89, made up of cars E54089 & E51229 waits at Lowestoft with a Norwich service, still showing a sign literally of its day's as a Tyneside allocated unit. 21st August 1985. Andrew J Crowther.


Date: 19th August 1987

31412 with DMUs E54405 + E51207 + E51229 + E54089 at Ely North Junction, 19.08.87. Surface Stock.


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