Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: LMS
Engines: AEC 150 hp / Leyland 150hp
Lot Number: 30500
3rd May 1985 - Seen displaying GLASGOW BUCHANAN STREET destination
The 'Buchan Belle' awaiting departure from Fraserburgh back to Aberdeen and Perth, 01-06-1974. It was formed of 51457 + 56392. Gordon Thomson.
The Buchan Belle railtour at Maud Junction on 01-06-1974 - seen from the Peterhead platforms. The tour was formed of 51457 + 56392. Gordon Thomson.
A Metro Cammell dmu (51457 + 56392) standing at Udny during a photo stop. This was the 'Buchan Belle' railtour on 01-06-1974. Gordon Thomson.
A Metro Cammell dmu on the 'Buchan Belle' railtour at Ellon, 01-06-1974. It was formed of 51457 + 56392. Gordon Thomson.
The 'Buchan Belle' railtour on 1/6/74 at Fraserburgh goods yard formed of 51457 + 56392. The tracks into the station had been lifted by this time. John McIntyre.
Three Met-Camm cars, three liveries. A two-car with no brake van has a DMBS (possibly 51457) attached to it when seen passing through Princes Street Gardens on 3 August 1979. Nigel Menzies.
101331 rolls away from Edinburgh Waverley through Princes Street Gardens in February 1987. DMBS Sc51457 is closest. Andrew McConnell.
Class 101 DMBS 51457, set number T204, is seen beside the factory at Tyseley on 14.05.1988. Note it had just been transferred down from Scotland and still retained it's Scottish set number, 101 331. Andy Cole.
The 'Buchan Belle' railtour stops at platform 8 of Aberdeen station on the return journey from Fraserburgh to Perth. It carries a set number (62) in the cab window, and was formed 51457 + 56392. John McIntyre.
A Metro Cammell dmu at a goods platform - from the former Fraserburgh passenger station. The railtour, organised by the Angus Railway Group, that ran from Perth to Fraserbugh, via Dundee & Aberdeen on 01-06-1974, also covered the Brechin and Aberdeen Waterloo Quay braches. I joined the train at Aberdeen, where I was a 1st year student at the time. The train was a class 101 power-trailer diesel multiple unit (56392 + 51457). Gordon Thomson.
The 'Buchan Belle' railtour at Maud Junction, 01-06-1974. It was formed of 56392 + 51457. Gordon Thomson.
The 'Buchan Belle' railtour at Strichen station and signal box, beside milepost 36 3/4, on 01-06-1974. It was formed of 51457 + 56392. Gordon Thomson.
A view from the signal box at Strichen, with Metro Cammell dmu on the 'Buchan Belle' railtour. It ran on 01-06-1974 formed of 51457 + 56392. Gordon Thomson.
The 'Buchan Belle' railtour at Udny on 01-06-1974, formed of 56392 + 51457. Gordon Thomson.
Class 101 3-car set 331 (presumably 51802 + 59689 + 51457) leaves Edinburgh Waverley with the 18.49 to Glasgow Queen Street (via Falkirk Grahamston) on June 15th, 1981. Bruce Galloway.