Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: LMS
Engines: AEC 150 hp / Leyland 150hp
Lot Number: 30501
11th March 2000 - Seen with no vents on roof
6th August 2000 - Seen at Polmadie in 8-car formation destined for Longsight depot hauled behind 37 219 + 37 109
51511 at Newcastle Peter Heppenstall.
51511 is seen at TE on the 24th July 1976. Jerry Glover.
On 02/08/1977, the 1730 Newcastle-Alnmouth calls at Heaton at 1736, with Class 101 DMS(L) 51511 leading a Class 108 TBS(L), possibly 59248. 51511 was amongst the very last Class 101 cars in service, lasting until the end in December 2003, and was preserved, operating on North Yorkshire Moors Railway. Graeme Phillips Collection.
W51511 sits at the head of B823 when seen at Bristol Bath Road in July 1980. Ian McDonald.
Met-Camm set B823 arrives into Ledbury station where a Class 50 awaits departure. June 9th, 1981. Steve Davies Collection.
Class 101 DMC 51511, set number C823, is seen at Tyseley on 12.04.1986. It was based at Cardiff at the time and still retained a First class section. It was later preserved on the North Yorkshire Moors Railway. Andy Cole.
Set 986 (51511 + 59709 + 51462) sits in Weymouth station with the 16:05 to Westbury on the 30th June 1988. Hamish Stevenson.
101689 (51511 + 51185) at Hooton in 1993 alongside 508 141. John Law.
101689 (51511 + 51185) at Grantham on 12/2/93 with the 12:35 Skegness - Nottingham. Gazza Prescott.
101689 (51511 + 51185) in unbranded Strathclyde PTE livery at Crewe on 25.02.1993. When refurbished a few of these Strathclyde allocated examples were used by Tyseley for a while before transferring up to Scotland. Andy Cole.
101689 (51511 + 51185) seen in Manchester Victoria station. Thought to be taken on the 16th August 1993. Stuart Mackay Collection.
101689 (51511 + 51185) departs from Glasgow Central station on the 1st March 1995. Hamish Stevenson.
51511 is seen in the lift shop at Longsight Depot under repair after transfer from Glasgow. Ian Buck.
After a spell out of service, 101689 (51511 + 51185) re-appeared on the usual South Manchester services, seen north of Marple on a Sheffield - Piccadilly working, 24/2/01. Paul Moxon.
101689 (51511 + 51185) works the 13:43 Piccadilly to New Mills Central through Bredbury on the 24th February 2001. Paul Moxon.
101680 (51511 + 53204) at Romiley in November 2003. Mat Hawley.
101680 (51511 + 53204) at Marple on the 1st December 2003. Ian Francis.
Class 101 set C823 (presumably formed 51505 + 59082 + 51511) is seen in Chepstow station on September 11, 1984. Steve Davies Collection.
Late in 1989 set C987 (led by 51462, presumably with 51511) is seen at Fernhill. Michael Mensing.
T037 (53853 + 51511) arrives into Shrewsbury working the 13:47 Wolverhampton - Chester, 2/1/92. Gazza Prescott.
101689 51185 + 51511 at Litchfield Trent Valley (Low Level) on 17:20 Stoke-On-Trent to Rugby, 7-4-93. Kevin Dowd.
101689 (51185 + 51511) is in bay 2A at Stockport prior to working a Sunday shuttle to Wilmslow due to engineering work between Piccadilly and Stockport. 6th June 1993. Paul Moxon.
The 11:52 Warrington Central - Wilmslow at Manchester Piccadilly, formed of 101689 (51185 + 51511) on 16/8/93. Gazza Prescott.
101689 (51185 + 51511) seen at Chester on the 07:19 to Helsby, 25/9/93. Gazza Prescott.
101 688 (51431 + 51511) heads out of Mount Vernon station working the 15:43 Glasgow Central - Whifflet on the 20th October 1993. Hamish Stevenson.
Strathclyde PTE liveried 101 689 (51185 + 51511) are on the approach to Glasgow Central station on the bridge crossing the River Clyde, 5th February 1994. Andrew J Crowther.
Metropolitan-Cammell (TOPS Class 101) 2-car DMU No. 101 689 (51185 + 51511) crosses the River Clyde as it approaches Glasgow Central Station, probably on a working from Whifflet, on 31st August, 1999. Michael Laing.
After transfer from Scotrail, 101689 (51185 + 51511) was stored for a short while, and then worked for a few weeks before succumbing to wheel flats. It is seen working a Stockport-Piccadilly engineering shuttle on 16th Sept. 2000. Paul Moxon.
101689 (51185 + 51511) arrive at Piccadilly with a turn-back service from Marple, 24/2/01. Paul Moxon.
101689 (51185 + 51511) in Manchester Piccadilly station on the 26th February 2001. Steve Hodgson.
101689 (51185 + 51511) on the 10:43 Manchester Piccadilly to Sheffield at Chinley East Jct, 30-6-01, its last day in service. Kevin Dowd.
With the DMBS looking as if it needs some TLC, 101680 (53204 + 51511) is seen at Romiley in November 2003. Mat Hawley.
53204 + 51511 (101680) are seen at New Mills Central with the 18:50 to Piccadilly, 16/12/03. Kevin Dowd.