Type: Low Density
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: LMS
Engines: Rolls Royce 180hp
Lot Number: 30509
51553 - original number
78719 - from circa Sep-83 (single engine conversion)
Green liveried Metropolitan-Cammell Class 111 DMCL E51553 sits outside the Works at Doncaster waiting for overhaul and probably repainting into BR blue livery - C.1969. 53A Models of Hull Collection.
A single-engine Class 111 set at Leeds circa July 1984. The brake vehicle is 78969, so the closest vehicle is probably 78719. Stuart Mackay Collection.
Class 111 DHCL no 78719, formerly 51553 with DHBS 78969, formerly 51544 sit at Doncaster on 23/Nov/1985. Robert Chilton.
Single-engine Met-Camm E78719 at Leeds on May 15, 1988. John Carter.
A single engine converted Rolls-Royce powered Class 111 seen at Leeds circa July 1984 headed by E78969, presumably with E78719. Stuart Mackay Collection.
E78971, 78719, 59144, 51458, 51812 and 51520 are seen outside Vic Berrys on May 11, 1990. Surface Stock.
Taking the token at North Llanrwst is the driver of 51553 on 19th July 2000. Ian Buck.