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Vehicle 56409 / 54409

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:

56409 - original number
54409 - from Apr-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)



Date: 29th September 1959

The number on this DTC appears to read SC56409, and is seen passing Polmadie on the 29th September 1959. The vehicle, which had been delivered new to Dundee, had been transferred to Hamilton the previous month with DMBS 51229. Stuart Mackay Collection.


Date: March 1989

Set number: 82

Met-Camm driver trailer E54409 still with Norwich set number 82 in the front window at Snailwell in March 1989. Surface Stock.

The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:


Date: 3rd August 1963

At Lanark station on the 3rd August 1963 is a Cravens set with the 9.25am to Douglas West, led by SC56474, and a Met-Camm set on the 9.30am to Glasgow Central, led by SC56409. Hamish Stevenson.


Date: 22nd March 1980

E56370 + E51226 / E50225 + E56409 with a Newcastle - Middlesbrough service at North Shore, Stockton, on March 22, 1980, John Carter.


Date: 15th February 1981

A formation containing E51499, E56089, E51478, E56365, E56409 and E50220 diverted at Stockton on a Darlington - Hartlepool working on February 15, 1981. The locos are 37 029 and 31 292. John Carter.


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