Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: LMS
Lot Number: 30279
LMR didn't publish trailer car details until late in 1968. Although not 100% reliable, if it is assumed that the trailers remained with the same power cars, the allocations for 50351 during this period are:
|Sep-57||New to||5D (Stoke)|
|Jan-58||On loan to||8E (Brunswick)|
|Jun-58||Transferred to||3C (Ryecroft)|
|Jun-60||Depot code change||21F (Ryecroft)|
|Sep-63||Depot code change||2G (Ryecroft)|
|3w/e 31/01/65||Transferred to||2H (Monument Lane)|
|3w/e 30/04/66||Transferred to||2G (Ryecroft)|
|3w/e 30/06/66||Transferred to||6A (Chester)|
|3w/e 30/03/69||Transferred to||9A (Longsight)|
|May-73||Depot code change||LO (Longsight)|
|17/07/83||To departmental stock||- as ADB977191|
|Circa Jan-86||Withdrawn from||ZC|
24th September 1989 - Seen withdrawn at Crewe Basford Hall Yard
56106 - original number
977191 - from Jul-83 (departmental stock)
Crewe Works Test Train Coach From 7/83 to 1988.
|50351||56106||As delivered to 5D - September 1957|
circa Jul-72 - AWS fitted
977191 seen at Chester on the 5th April 1986. Paul Moxon.
ADB977191, 915 M55975 + M55985, M55969+M55968, 914 M55980 + M55984 and 911 M55970 + M55971 at Crewe Basford Hall on 24-9-89. Kevin Dowd.
977191 at Crewe Basford Hall on the 21st August 1994. S Gaskell.
977191 (ex-Class 100 56106) taken during the Basford Hall open day, 21/8/94. Robert Frise.
977191 at Crewe Basford Hall on the 27th January 1995. S Gaskell.
Class 100 Test train coach no. 977191, formerly DTCL no. 56106 rots away quietly at Crewe in the company of Class 304 unit no. 013 and some Mk Is, in April 1997. Robert Chilton.
977191 during it's departure from Crewe after being out of use for some time. 19/2/2000. Frank Nicholas.
977191 was formerly 56106, a Gloucester Railway Carriage & Wagon Class 100 driving trailer classified as DTCL, as it had first and second class within, as well as a toilet, It was withdrawn way back in July 1983, but ended up here at Crewe, lingering there until 2002. It is seen at Crewe Works Open Day on the 21st May 2000. Andrew J Crowther.
Class 100 977191 is seen awaiting disposal at Crewe works during the open day on 21.05.2000. It was converted from 54106 and was used as part of the Crewe test train. Andy Cole.
An assortment of parcels DMUs converted from former "Bed-Pan" hydraulic class 127 units stand forlornly withdrawn in Crewe Basford Hall yard on 21/Jul/1990, with 55975 (formerly 51615) nearest. Three of these units were subsequently preserved. Behind 55975 can just be seen departmental coach ADB977191, formerly class 100 56106, which was later moved for storage at Crewe Brook Sidings and ultimately disposed of at Crewe Works in 2000. Robert Chilton.
Seen at Crewe in April 1997, on the far right, are derelict Class 101 DTCL no. 54350, with Class 104 TBSL no. 59228 and Class 100 DTCL no. 977191 behind. In the middle is Class 304 unit no. 008 and on the left some graffiti-covered Class 308 vehicles. Robert Chilton.