Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: LMS
Engines: AEC 150 hp / Leyland 150hp
Lot Number: 30266
50250 - original number
53250 - from Jul-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)
Car E50250 is seen at Whitby awaiting return to Middlesbrough on 05/09/1977. It is in the platform that was taken out of use, but has since been restored to use for the North Yorkshire Moors Railway. Graeme Phillips Collection.
Hybrid set 390 (53250 (Class 101) + 59810 (Class 110) + 53644 (Class 108)) heads north out of North Queensferry on April 27th, 1989. Stuart Mackay.
Metro-Cammell set 390 at Settle Station, May 6th 1989. Closest is 53250, not officially transferred from Haymarket to Leeds until May 14th. David Christie.
53250 at Doncaster Works awaiting movement to MC Metals, Glasgow for scrapping. Taken at during the open day on 12/7/92. Kevin Dowd.
Left: Class 101 DMBS E53250; Right: Class 119 DMBC 51059, seen at Newcastle on 23/09/1987. Class 143 Pacer problems in the north-east saw an influx of first generation DMUs to Heaton (HT) depot in the weeks leading up to the October 1987 timetable change (05/10/1987), including vehicles of Classes 116, 118 and 119 – none of which had previously operated anywhere near the north-east – as well as some rather tatty Class 101s from diverse regions. These unusual types were eliminated from the area by Spring 1988 when loco-haulage restarted. Graeme Phillips Collection.
Hybrid set 390 is formed 53644 (Class 108) + 59810 (Class 110) + 53250 (Class 101) when seen at North Queensferry on April 27th, 1989. Stuart Mackay.
Stored at Norwich Thorpe Station goods yard are 53250 / 53218 in January 1992. They moved to Snailwell that evening. Robert Frise Collection.