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Vehicle 51542 / 78967


Class 111

BR Diagram 615

Builder: Met-Camm
Type: Low Density
Length: 57ft
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: LMS
Engines: Rolls Royce 180hp
Transmission: Mechanical
Lot Number: 30508
Diagram: 615

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

51542 - original number
78967 - from 16/06/83 (single engine conversion) - Outshopped from Doncaster 16/06/83.

Images:

DMU

Date: 10th July 1978

A 3-car Rolls-Royce powered Met-Camm Class 111 set (51542 + 59106 + 51543) in Selby station on the 10th July 1978. Malcolm Clements.

DMU

Date: 1988

DHBS E78967 leads the way into Castleford station with 09:10 Sheffield - Leeds service in 1988. This car was renumbered from DMBS E51542, when one of its two Rolls-Royce engines was removed. Graeme Phillips Collection.

DMU

Date: 1988

DHBS E78967 leads the way into Castleford station with the 09:10 Sheffield-Leeds service. Taken in 1988. This car was renumbered from DMBS E51542, when one of its two Rolls-Royce engines was removed. Graeme Phillips Collection.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 13th August 1980

At Morecambe Promenade on 13/8/80 sits 51552 + 51542 / 50639 + 59386 + 59248 + 50646 (a 2-car 111 and 4-car 108), waiting to depart on a service to Leeds. Robert Frise.

DMU

Date: 20th September 1981

On the bright afternoon of September 20th 1981, a variety of dmus grace Sheffield station. The identity of the Class 108 in the middle background is unknown,on the left in the shadows is a Trans-Pennine set with E51964 at the front, while out in the sun is a sparkling Metro-Cammell Class 111 three car set : E51552 + E59106 + E51542. Gerard Fletcher.

DMU

Date: 19th November 1988

Rolls-Royce single-engined cars E78717 E78967 are seen at Keighley with a service heading to Leeds, 19/11/1988. Graeme Phillips Collection.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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