Class 101s inside Ayr shed, circa 1982. Andrew McConnell.
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.
Class 101 DMS 53159, set number 101 322 had recently been transferred down from Scotland. It is seen at Tyseley on 04.06.1988. Andy Cole.
The support arms, but not the wires, for the Ayrline Electrification have been installed at Troon setting the date to circa 1985. The Glasgow - Ayr electrified service came into operation in September 1986. 53160 and 59049 make up the first two vehicles in the Class 101 set. Andrew McConnell.
Class 101 set 53160 + 59090 + 51224 stabled in Haymarket depot on the 17th November 1985. Hamish Stevenson.
This Strathclyde liveried Class 101 (53160) just displays 101 as part of a set number, it was a time of frequent changes and the later part was probably peeled off or painted over. Glasgow Central, date unknown. Andrew McConnell.
53160 with a BLS tour at Cameron Bridge with the Fife Coast Explorer tour on 29/8/87. Chris Lings.
CH641 (53160 + 51245) seen departing from Chester station on 28/8/90. Mac Winfield.
Class 101 DMS 53160, set number LO604, is seen at Doncaster Works during the open day on 12.07.1992. It carries unbranded Strathclyde PTE livery and would emerge in Regional Railways livery as part of 101 685. Andy Cole.
Met-Camm Class 101 DMCL 53160 at Doncaster Works "Open Day" - 12/07/1992. 53A Models of Hull Collection.
53160 at Doncaster Works on 12/7/92. It about to go through 'facelifting' and will emerge as part of set 101685. Mark Grimes.
53160 at Doncaster Works on 12/07/92. Andy Cole.
In pre-green days, 101685 (53160 + 53164) is working with LO280 (53971 + 54504) on 2H65, the 09:38 Manchester Piccadilly to New Mills Central at Hague Bar, 19-10-92. Kevin Dowd.
101685 (53160 + 53164) arrives into Parbold with the 11:00 Southport - Chester, 11/12/93. Gazza Prescott.
53160 sits at the head of 101685 at Chester on the 26th September, 1994. Robert Frise.
101685 at Chester, 26/9/94. Robert Frise.
"Daisy" - 3-car 101685 (53160, 59539, 53164) at Llandudno in 1995. Graham Baker.
53160 leads "Daisy" into the now closed Blaenau Ffestiniog LMS station. Undated. Mac Winfield.
Retro-green 101685 (53160 + 59539 + 53164) sits in Llandudno station in August 1996 with a service for Blaenau Ffestiniog. Stuart Mackay Collection.
Class 101 53160 DMS 53160 in Llandudno station, August 1996. Stuart Mackay Collection.