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Vehicle 50296 / 53296

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: 30270
Diagram: 523

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50296 - original number
53296 - from Apr-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)



Date: 23rd April 1984

E53296 brings up the rear of a pair of Metro-Cammell 2-car units at Cottingham on a service from Hull to Bridlington on 23rd April 1984. Northgate signalbox, the semaphores and the wooden platform extensions have all, along with the venerable 101s, disappeared from this location. Syd Young.


Date: 1990

NSE liveried 53296 + 59115 +53207 at Ely sometime in 1990. Surface Stock.


Date: January 1991

Set number: L700

Class 101 set L700 (53296 + 59115 + 53207) at Kings Lynn bound for Cambridge in January 1991. Before it's use on the Lynn line L700 had been on Barking to Gospel Oak duties but only as a 2 car set. Surface Stock.


Date: 18th August 1991

Set number: L700

Set L700 (53296 + 59115 + 53207) a 3 car Network South East liveried Class 101 Metro-Cammell dmu is seen at Kings Lynn, on a hot Saturday afternoon, 18th August 1991. Andrew J Crowther.

The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:


Date: 10th August 1977

Its the 10th August 1977, and E56064 & E50296 are at Morecambe Promenade on the Lancaster Shuttle. Robert Frise.


Date: unknown

Set number: L700

Set L700 (presumably 53207 + 53296) seen at Gospel Oak. Date unknown. Stuart Pearce.


Date: 20th January 1990

Set number: L700

Set L700 (53207,53296) a car Network SouthEast liveried Class 101 Metro-Cammell DMU, is seen at Gospel Oak with a service to Barking, 20th January 1990. Andrew J Crowther.


Date: March 1992

Set number: B967

53612 and 53296 at Snailwell on March 1992. Surface Stock.


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