Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: LMS
Lot Number: 30468
22/05/81 - The first service across the reopened Barnmouth Bridge with the 10:42 from Shrewsbury formed of nine cars. The Pwlleli section unusually headed the formation, being 56343/51189, 51190/56340, 51182/56348, to save time when the Aberystwyth / Phllheli sections split. Chester wagon shops prepared a bi-lingual headboard.
56340 - original number
54340 - from Apr-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)
Class 101 DTC (although being used as a declassified vehicle) 54340 at Tyseley on August 2, 1986. Andy Cole.
Norwich based Metro-Cammell built class 101 DMU set 64 (54340 + 51191) pulls away from West Runton, with a Norwich-Sheringham service on 2nd August 1987. Andrew J Crowther.
DTC(L) 54340 is closest in Class 101 set 64 at Reedham on 19/03/1988 with a service heading to Norfolk. The DMBS was 51191. Graeme Phillips Collection.
A hybrid Class 101/108 set formed of 54340 and 51420 departs from Leeds station on June 6th, 1990. Surface Stock.
Class 101 DTC 54340 at Snailwell in May 1991. Surface Stock.
Norwich based Metro-Cammell built class 101 DMU set 64 (51191 + 54340) stands at Cromer, where the train reverses, whilst working a Norwich-Sheringham service on 2nd August 1987. Andrew J Crowther.
51191 + 54340 (set 64) stand at Ely with the 08.43 Cambridge to Lowestoft on 05/01/88. Surface Stock.