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Vehicle 59069

Class 101

BR Diagram 623

Builder: Met-Camm
Type: Low-Density
Length: 57ft
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: LMS
Lot Number: 30257
Diagram: 623


13th December 1982 - Seen in ex works condition (P 13.11.82)



Date: 6th October 1976

Class 101 DMUs at Newcastle on 06/10/1976, with E59069 nearest the camera. Graeme Phillips Collection.


Date: 31st May 1989

Met-Camm centre car SC59069 at Snailwell on May 21, 1989. It had been withdrawn from Neville Hill the previous November. Surface Stock.

The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:


Date: 1984

Set number: 107441

107 441 (probably 52002 + 59069 + 52019) has a Class 101 centre car when seen in Paisley Gilmour Street in late 1984. Andrew McConnell.


Date: 14th July 1986

Class 105 DMBS 51269 at the head of a Glasgow Central - Largs service at Paisley Gilmour Street on 14/7/86. It had been transferred from Norwich a few weeks before, the NC set number 51 has been partially peeled from the left cab window. The vehicle is in plain blue livery, the vehicles behind (59069 and 51250) are in blue/grey as evidenced by the open doors. Dennis Taylor.


Date: circa 1987

Set number: 322

101 activity on Haymarket depot circa 1987. On the left a DMS (still running) and centre car (labeled 322 - presumably 59069) seem to part of a set reformation in progress. Above it another set seems to be being split or joined powered by a pair of Class 26s. On the right is a centre car labeled as being from set 308, and a vehicle from another class behind. S Saunders.


Date: 1st October 1987

Set number: 101322

Recently transferred from Scotland, set 101322 consisting of SC53159 + SC59069 + SC51250 at Newcastle on 1/10/87, receiving attention from fitters. Unusually, the leading vehicle retains the top marker light above the destination blind - these were usually removed upon refurbishment in late 1970s / early 1980s. Graeme Phillips Collection.


Date: 16th January 1988

51842 / 59069 / 51812 are seen approaching Bradford interchange with a Halifax - Leeds service on 16/1/88. Stuart Mackay Collection.


Date: 1st June 1988

Class 110 51823 with its Class 104 cab dome is seen at Leeds on 01.06.1988. The other two vehicles are probably 59069 and 52081, which was Neville Hill set 506 at the time. Andy Cole.


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