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Vehicle 50172 / 53172

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: 30256
Diagram: 620

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50172 - original number
53172 - from Aug-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)



Date: circa 1974

Set number: 86

E50172 at the front of two three-car Met-Camm sets in March station, circa early/mid 1970s. The vehicle carries window bars on the passenger doors from its time in the north east, it would move back north in October 1975, this time to Hull. John Law.

The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:


Date: 2nd November 1980

On November 2nd, 1980, E50751 + E59085 + E50172 are seen with the 11:25 SuO Saltburn - Darlington service at Redcar Central. John Carter.


Date: 6th October 1985

Set number: 101361

The 16:03 from Dunblane arrives into Falkirk Grahamston (which is undergoing 'modernisation'). The photographer notes the power cars as 53141 + 53172, and The centre car carries the HA depot 'castle' logo. Hamish Stevenson.


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