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Vehicle 56373 / 54373

Class 101

BR Diagram 630

Builder: Met-Camm
Type: Low-Density
Length: 57ft
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: LMS
Lot Number: 30468
Diagram: 630

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

56373 - original number
54373 - from Sep-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)



Date: 2nd May 1979

E56373 leads this two-car refurbished Class 101 set at Abbots Ripon on May 2, 1979, heading for Hitchin. Steve Davies Collection.


Date: 26th August 1983

A pair of Metro-Cammell 2-car sets with E56373 leading arrives at Cottingham on 26th August 1983 with a Bridlington - Hull service. Semaphores, signalboxes and crossing gates are all still in attendance. Syd Young.

The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:


Date: February 1976

Alston, February 1976. At 12:30pm, cars 51212 56373 wait to return to Haltwhistle. Original slide says M 22/02/1976, but that date is a Sunday and the timetable for the period had no Sunday services on the branch... on a weekday, the next departure would be 1245 Alston-Haltwhistle. The branch was closed within three months of this slide being taken. Graeme Phillips Collection.


Date: 2nd August 1980

On Saturday August 2nd 1980, the 15.53 Cambridge - Peterborough service is formed of Cambridge allocated Met-Cam E51225 + E56373 when seen at March West Jn. These sets had been refurbished and were normally found on the Cambridge - Royston or Bishop's Stortford shuttles with only occasional forays elsewhere. Gerard Fletcher.


Date: 12th August 1987

E53363, E54376 and E54373 withdrawn at Ely yard, August 12, 1987. Surface Stock.


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