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Vehicle 50321 / 53321 / 977900


Class 101

BR Diagram 621

Builder: Met-Camm
Type: Low-Density
Length: 57ft
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: LMS
Engines: AEC 150 hp / Leyland 150hp
Transmission: Mechanical
Lot Number: 30276
Diagram: 621

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50321 - original number
53321 - from Jun-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)
977900 - from May-93 (departmental stock)

Department Use as DB977900

Sandite / Route Learner From 5/93 to 6/99. Carried set number 993 / 960993

Images:

DMU

Date: 20th August 1972

Set number: TY400

Barmouth on Sunday 20/8/1972. In a more enlightened era, Sunday services were offered to West Midlanders to enable them to spend a day on the Cambrian Coast. This 101 unit (with TY400 closest, presumably (50321 59114 50303) is preparing to run into Barmouth were it will work back to Birmingham New St. Another unit (CR251) rests in the excursion platform. Stephen Burdett.

DMU

Date: 24th March 1990

Set number: 104

Class 101 53321 at Longstanton on 24.03.90. Surface Stock.

DMU

Date: 24th March 1990

Set number: 104

Class 101 set 104 53321 + 59080 + 51531 (and others) stand in Swavesey station, March 24, 1990. Surface Stock.

DMU

Date: 17th July 1992

Set number: T052

Tyseley's set T052 formed as a hybrid with class 101 53321 and out of sight class 116 53060, at Derby on 17/Jul/1992. 53321 still has it's former Norwich set number 104 and there is a patch between the centre and second man's cab windows where there was previously a mounting for an East Suffolk line RETB aerial. Robert Chilton.

DMU

Date: 24th April 2001

Set number: 960993

977897 and 977900 at Longsight depot on April 24, 2001. Surface Stock.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 30th June 1985

Ely station on June 30th 1985 contains Met-Camm set E53181 + E59085 + E53321 with a GUV working the 16.05 Peterborough to Cambridge service. Cravens E51262 is seen in the down platform. Surface Stock.

DMU

Date: 6th August 1992

Set number: T052

T052 (53060 + 53321) at Rugby having arrived on 17:12 ex-Stoke. This was a top DMU diagram via the WCML! 6/8/92. Gazza Prescott.

DMU

Date: 17th July 1992

Set number: T052

Tyseley depot's set T052, formed as a hybrid unit with class 116 53060 and class 101 53321 waits at Derby on 17/Jul/1992 with a Crewe service, with 158 780 alongside on a Nottingham service. Robert Chilton.

DMU

Date: 17th July 1992

Set number: T052

Tyseley depot's set T052, formed as a hybrid unit with class 116 53060 and class 101 53321, seen by peering over one of the footbridge windowsills at Derby on 17/Jul/1992. 158 780 stands alongside with a Nottingham service. Robert Chilton.

                                                                                                                                                                             

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