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Set 79


These formations have been noted:


51223 56137 Listed at NR - 19/07/75
50597 56131 Noted 13/12/80
53205 54390 Formation change - NC - circa Mar-86
53205 54390 Listed at Norwich - Summer 1986
53205 54390 Listed at NC - Apr-87
51184 54342 Listed at NC - Dec-87
DMU

Date: 19th October 1985

A six-car Class 101 formation is seen with the 'Wear and Wendley Dalesman' railtour at Stanhope on 19/10/1985. It originated at Darlington. This is now part of the Weardale Railway. Graeme Phillips Collection.

DMU

Date: 11th August 1987

Norwich based 2 car Metro-Cammell set 79 (54342, 51184) is seen on the outskirts of North Walsham, with a Norwich - Sheringham service, on the predominately 30 mile single track branch, which is now known as the "Bittern Line". 11th August 1987. Andrew J Crowther.

DMU

Date: 13th June 1988

A two-car Metro-Cam Class 101, 51184 leading, gallops past Three Horse Shoes signal box with an Ely to Peterborough service. Three Horse Shoes was the junction for the goods only Benwick branch, opened by the Great Eastern in 1898 and closed in 1966. The box was subsequently modernised, losing its impressive chimney. June 13, 1988. Mike Dean.

DMU

Date: 4th July 1988

Class 101 E54390 is seen near Ely on route to Snailwell, 4th July 1988. Surface Stock.

DMU

Date: September 1988

Set 79 is seen in Norwich with 51184 leading, September 1988. Mac Winfield.

DMU

Date: 9th July 1989

In Scarborough station on 09-07-1989 156 487, Class 101 51184 & 142 006 await their next duties. 51184 had recently been transferred to Neville Hill but still carried it's Norwich set number. Gordon Thomson.

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