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Vehicle 50168 / 53168

Class 101

BR Diagram 620

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: 30255
Diagram: 620

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50168 - original number
53168 - from Aug-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)



Date: 5th April 1983

A four-car Metro-Cammell DMU With E50168 leading approaches the bridge over the Market Weighton Canal with a service from Hull to Leeds on 5th April 1983. At the time of posting there are just two tracks and two coaches on services to Leeds. Syd Young.


Date: 16th July 1992

Set number: T056

Class 101 53168 with class 116 51129 as Tyseley's hybrid set T056 stands at Derby station on the morning of 16/Jul/1992. The nearest vehicle is another which has recently been transferred, this time still retaining it's former Norwich depot set number (102) and RETB aerial from working on the East Suffolk line. Robert Chilton.

The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:


Date: 21st May 1967

Met-Camm sets stabled on May 21st, 1967. The DMS is either NE50163 or NE50168, and the location is believed to be Wapping siding at Millhouse shed. Stuart Mackay Collection.


Date: 7th November 1992

Set number: T056

51129 and 53168 (T056) at Rugby after arrival with 1720 ex- Stoke, 7/11/92. Gazza Prescott.


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