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Vehicle 56381 / 54381

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


January 1989 - Seen stored in Crewe carriage sidings

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

56381 - original number
54381 - from Jul-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)



Date: 4th April 1982

E56381 + E50233 are seen at Grangetown from another DMU on April 4, 1982, when passenger services were diverted over the goods lines. John Carter.

The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:


Date: 29th December 1980

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.


Date: 19th July 1983

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.


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