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Vehicle 51116 / 975349


Class 100

BR Diagram 536

Builder: GRC&W
Type: Low-Density
Length: 57ft
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: LMS
Engines: AEC 150hp
Transmission: Mechanical
Lot Number: 30444
Diagram: 536

Allocations

Dec-57 New to 64A (St Margarets)
Apr-66 Transferred to 66C (Hamilton)
4w/e 07/05/66 Transferred to 67A (Corkerhill)
3w/e 02/07/66 Transferred to 66C (Hamilton)
5w/e 09/03/68 Transferred to 67C (Ayr)
19/05/68 Transferred to 31A (Cambridge)
4w/e 30/05/70 Transferred to 32A (Norwich)
w/e 28/10/72 Withdrawn from 32A (Norwich)
May-73Depot code changeNO (Norwich)
Sep-73Depot code changeNR (Norwich)
May-74 To departmental stock - as DB975349
2w/e 14/5/86 Transferred to LN (Lincoln) - from NL
Oct-87 Transferred to CA (Cambridge)
Jan-93 Withdrawn

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

51116 - original number
975349 - from May-74 (departmental stock)

Department Use as DB975349

ER RCE Inspection Saloon paired with 975539 (ex-56101) From 5/74 to 1/93.

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


51116 56308 As delivered to 64A - December 1957
51116 56308 Transfer to 67A - 4w/e 07/05/66

Images:

DMU

Date: 7th April 1981

The ER Inspection Saloon 975349 / 975539 approaches Healey Mills on 7 April 1981. Malcolm Clements.

DMU

Date: unknown

ER inspection saloon 975349 seen in Leeds station. Note the corrosion under the toilet window on adjacent partner 975539. Date unknown. Malcolm Clements.

DMU

Date: 21st April 1988

Departmental cars 975349 975539 (formerly 51116 56101) pass through the centre roads of Newcastle station on 21/04/1988. Graeme Phillips Collection.

DMU

Date: 20th May 1990

975349 stabled in Doncaster station on the 20th May 1990 with 975539 behind. S Gaskell.

DMU

Date: 26th May 1990

DB 975349 seen at Doncaster on the 26th May 1990. Paul Moxon.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 7th April 1981

The ER Inspection Saloon 975539 / 975349 at Healey Mills on 7 April 1981. Malcolm Clements.

DMU

Date: 7th April 1981

The ER Inspection Saloon 975539 / 975349 stops at Healey Mills on 7 April 1981. Malcolm Clements.

DMU

Date: unknown

ER inspection saloon 975539 / 975349 leaves Leeds. Date unknown. Malcolm Clements.

DMU

Date: 24th June 1987

Class 100 Inspection Saloon DB975539 + DB975349 seen standing in platform 5 at Newcastle on 24/06/1987. Graeme Phillips Collection.

DMU

Date: 1988

Departmental Class 100 975539 / 975349 seen at Ely in 1988. Surface Stock.

DMU

Date: 30th October 1989

975539 / 975349 at Skipton station on 30/10/89. Michael Kaye 55A.

DMU

Date: 20th May 1990

975539 stabled in Doncaster station on the 20th May 1990, with 975349 to its right. S Gaskell.

DMU

Date: 14th September 1991

DB975539 (ex-56101) and DB975349 (ex-51116) stabled at Doncaster on 14-9-91. Kevin Dowd.

                                                                                                                                                                             

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