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Vehicle 50336 / 53336


Class 101

BR Diagram 621

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: 30276
Diagram: 621

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50336 - original number
53336 - from May-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

50336 was involved in the following incident(s):


29/08/65 - Connah's Quay

Fire involving Class 101 / Class 104

10:35 Excursion from Wigan to Llandudno formed M50318/M59129/M50336 & M50490/M59146/M50438 caught fire near Connah's Quay. The failure of a universal joint in the transmission caused the gearbox to become detached and fall to the track rupturing fuel tanks, the spilt fuel was ignited by sparks after vapourizing on hot exhaust parts.


Images:

DMU

Date: 24th August 1983

Set number: TS403

Set TS403 (53336 + 59114 + 53303) in seen sitting in Leamington Spa station at 20:19 on Wednesday 24/8/83. Mel Holley.

DMU

Date: 2nd May 1988

Set number: CH291

M53336 + M53303 at Hooton with the 11:23 to Chester on May 2nd, 1988. Hamish Stevenson.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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