Type: Low Density
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: LMS
Engines: Rolls Royce 180hp
Lot Number: 30508
Aug-83 - 51543/557 were noted at Doncaster Works under conversion to single engine vehicles.
51543 - original number
78968 - from p/e 11/09/83 (single engine conversion)
Class 111 78968 is seen stabled at Leeds on 01.09.1987 . All of these conversions were based at Neville Hill, hence the MetroTrain branding. 78968 was converted from 51543. Andy Cole.
A 3-car Rolls-Royce powered Met-Camm Class 111 set (51542 + 59106 + 51543) in Selby station on the 10th July 1978. Malcolm Clements.
Class 111 single-engine converted set 78718 and 78968 arrive at Scarborough station on the 18th August 1984. Jerry Glover.
A regular Thursday afteroon working through Chesterfield for ex-works units making their way back to their home depot was a Doncaster Works-Derby Etches Park ecs. On the 5th July 1990 the consist was 51306 + 59473 + 51321 + 51543 + 51568 + 51938. Kevin Law.