Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: LMS
Lot Number: 30468
January 1989 - Seen stored in Crewe carriage sidings
56381 - original number
54381 - from Jul-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)
E56381 + E50233 are seen at Grangetown from another DMU on April 4, 1982, when passenger services were diverted over the goods lines. John Carter.
On 29-12-1980 E50259 + E56381 are seen with the 1115 Saltburn - Darlington service at South Bank. South Bank station was demolished and a new station built slightly nearer to Middlesbrough, the much simplified trackwork now gives no hint of this stations existence. John Carter.
E53212 E54381 arriving at Boldon Colliery (Tyneside) with the 14:55 Newcastle-Sunderland on 19/07/1983. In the background, the horizon is dominated by Monkton Coke Works. Boldon Colliery station was renamed Brockley Whins in 1991, and it became part of the Tyne & Wear Metro system when the Sunderland extension was opened in 2002. Graeme Phillips Collection.