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Vehicle 50287 / 78957

Class 111

BR Diagram 524

Builder: Met-Camm
Type: Low Density
Length: 57ft
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: LMS
Engines: Rolls Royce 180hp
Transmission: Mechanical
Lot Number: 30338
Diagram: 524

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50287 - original number
78957 - from p/e 31/10/82 (single engine conversion)



Date: 6th June 1982

E50287 leads a Dalesrailwayman railtour through a disused part of Skipton station on June 6, 1982. John Carter.


Date: 6th June 1982

The 'Dalesrailwayman' headboard being attached to E50287 at Skipton on June 6th, 1982. This was a special from Skipton to the end of BR track on the former Grassington Branch. Scheduled for three returns, the last trip was cancelled when a deluge caused a landslide. John Carter.

The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:


Date: 12th September 1983

Class 111 cars E78707 and E78957 are seen entering Pontefract Monkhill station with a service heading for Knottingley on 12/09/1983. These cars were previously numbered E50274 and E50287 respectively, prior to having one of their two Rolls-Royce engines removed. Graeme Phillips Collection.


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