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Vehicle 50220 / 53220


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: 30261
Diagram: 523

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50220 - original number
53220 - from Apr-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Images:

DMU

Date: 14th September 1984

E53220 + E53751 are seen in what was then platform 11 at Newcastle, 14/09/1984. Graeme Phillips Collection.

DMU

Date: August 1989

Class 101 DMBS E53220 in Snailwell in August 1989. It had been withdrawn from Heaton in October 1988. Surface Stock.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 15th February 1981

A formation containing E51499, E56089, E51478, E56365, E56409 and E50220 diverted at Stockton on a Darlington - Hartlepool working on February 15, 1981. The locos are 37 029 and 31 292. John Carter.

DMU

Date: 20th January 1988

Cars 51323 59475 53220 are seen about to enter Newcastle station - the first two are Class 118s, 53220 just visible at the rear was Class 101. Having recently transferred from South Wales, leading car 51323 carries the red chevron, which was usually accompanied by a red dragon, but the latter has evidently been painted out. 20/01/1988. Graeme Phillips Collection.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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