Builder: BR Derby Works
Type: High Density
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: None
Engines: Leyland 150hp
Lot Number: 30213
50102 - original number
53102 - from Mar-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)
A driver waits to take M50102 out of Birmingham Moor Street on the 22nd April 1969. The vehicle is an blue livery with just a small yellow panel and white roof dome. Stuart Mackay Collection.
By September 1987 nearly all passenger trains on the Cambrian Coast were worked by Class 150 Sprinters, but this is a "heritage dmu" (formed 53102/59591/53850) crossing Barmouth Bridge on the 14.10 Machynllech - Pwllheli on 2 September 1987. Taken while I was waiting for "Manor" 7819 on a Barmouth - Machynllech working. Lewis Bevan.
Tyseley's set T406 51856 - 59606 - 59344 - 53102 at Barnt Green heading for Lichfield City (formed 115DMBS - 127TSL - 116TC - 116DMS), while 53056 looks on, 3/Mar/1990. Robert Chilton.
Tyseley's set T412 at Small Heath station, which should have been headed by 53102 but had been reformed with 53116, followed by 59591, 59668 and 51867, on 17/Nov/1990. The formation was a mixture of class 116, 127 and 115 which was normal for most of the four-car sets at Tyseley at the time. Robert Chilton.
Taken from T401 (53102 + 51316 + 59483 + 51331) near University on the 09:48 Lichfield TV - Redditch, 28/11/92. Gazza Prescott.