Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: LMS
Engines: AEC 150 hp / Leyland 150hp
Lot Number: 30500
Met-Camm 101 332 (DMBS 51458 closest) beside Arbroath Box on 16/7/84. David Christie.
101 332 (51458 + 53240) at Stanhope on May 29, 1988, the first summer of the Sunday extension of the Bishop Auckland service to Stanhope. Also the only summer when first generation DMUs were used. John Carter.
E51458 + E53240 at Stanhope on May 29, 1988. On summer Sundays from 1988-92 a number of Saltburn to Bishop Auckland trains were extended to Stanhope over the normally freight only route to Eastgate in Weardale. At Stanhope a Weardale Motor Services bus met the train and went to Alston where there was time for a ride on the narrow gauge South Tynedale Railway. The trains stopped when the line lost it's last freight trains, the cement traffic from Eastgate. The station has been completely rebuilt as part of the Weardale Railway John Carter.
E53240 + E 51458 at Stanhope on May 29, 1988, the first summer that these Sunday trains up to Stanhope. A connecting Weardale bus allowed further travel up the dale as far as Alston. It was only in the first year that first generation DMUs were used. Stanhope station is happily restored as a heritage station on the Weardale Railway John Carter.
Set S803 awaits departure from Scarborough on 09-07-1989. I recorded cars 51522 (closest) + 51458, 53211 + 59246 + 51840 (a 101/108/110 hybrid with two vans) making up the train. A fitter has head under the rear of the second vehicle. Gordon Thomson.
Cleaners stand waiting for this five-car set to stop at Scarborough on 09-07-1989. The front three cars form a hybrid 110/108/101 set (51840 + 59246 + 53211) with 101 set 51458 + 51522 on the rear. Already in the platform is 51184. Gordon Thomson.
E78971, 78719, 59144, 51458, 51812 and 51520 are seen outside Vic Berrys on May 11, 1990. Surface Stock.