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Vehicle 50153 / 53153

Class 101

BR Diagram 523

Builder: Met-Camm
Type: Low-Density
Length: 57ft
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: LMS
Engines: AEC 150 hp / Leyland 150hp
Transmission: Mechanical
Lot Number: 30252
Diagram: 523

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50153 - original number
53153 - from May-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)



Date: 19th February 1970

E50153 + E56122 at Barnby Siding. This is a lovely study of a Metro-Cammell/Cravens hybrid photographed in wintry conditions at Barnby Siding between Oulton Broad and Beccles on the East Suffolk line. The southbound Lowestoft - Ipswich service was captured on Thursday 19th February 1970. The MetCam car was a transfer from Cambridge to Norwich in June 1968 and left the area in July 1971 when it went north to Neville Hill. Photograph by Michael Bryant. Gerard Fletcher.


Date: 2nd August 1982

South Bank, and a set with two DMBSs formed 50153, 59063 and 51211 is seen on 2/8/82. Jerry Glover.


Date: unknown

Set number: 348

Set 348 is seen in Glasgow Queen Street. E53153 appears to be the DMBS, it was transferred from Heaton to Eastfield in April 1986. Undated. Andrew McConnell.

The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:


Date: 19th July 1981

A hybrid set composed of Class 104 DMC 50570, Class 101 TC 59063 and Class 101 DMBS 50153 enters Stockton, 19th July 1981. Jerry Glover.


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