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Vehicle 50171 / 53171


Class 101

BR Diagram 620

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: 30255
Diagram: 620

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50171 - original number
53171 - from Jun-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Images:

DMU

Date: 30th August 1986

Metro-Cammell class 101 dmu E53171 forms part of the RCTS railtour "Mancunian Railtour" stands in platform 1 at Buxton, in the company of Derby Lightweights class 108 dmu's M52060 and M53636, a rare visit of a class 101 to Buxton. 30th August 1986. Andrew J Crowther.

DMU

Date: 30th August 1986

Metro-Cammell class 101 dmu E53171 and E51222 forms part of the RCTS railtour "Mancunian Railtour", as we wait 40 minutes for a late running Hudderfield service at Penistone on 30th August 1986. The line to the left is the abandoned Woodhead line to Hadfield which had closed just over 5 years previously. Andrew J Crowther.

DMU

Date: 31st January 1995

Set number: 101691

It seemed that whenever I visited Glasgow the sun never shone but what do you expect in January! This shot at Paisley Canal of 101691 (53171 + 51253) was the first time that I had used this line. January 31, 1995. Ian Buck.

DMU

Date: 2nd February 1999

Set number: 101691

At Whifflet 101691 (53171 & 53253) on 2nd February 1999. Ian Buck.

DMU

Date: 24th May 1999

On 24th May 1999 101691 (53171 & 51253) at Glasgow Central. Ian Buck.

DMU

Date: 26th May 1999

Set number: 101691

101691 at Mosspark on 26th May 1999. Ian Buck.

DMU

Date: 13th September 1999

Set number: 101691

101691 (53171 & 51253) arriving at Barrhead on 13th September 1999. Ian Buck.

DMU

Date: 13th September 1999

Set number: 101691

101691 (53171 & 51253) at Barrhead on 13th September 1999. Ian Buck.

DMU

Date: 18th May 2000

Set number: 101691

101 691 heads out of Whifflet after working a Glasgow Central - Whifflet service on May 18th 2000. It is heading for Mossend Yard where it would change lines to before working the return service. Stuart Mackay.

DMU

Date: unknown

Set number: 101691

101691 (53171 + 51253) at Stockport with a Stalybridge service. Date unknown. Dave Root.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 22nd October 1985

E53196 + E59076 + E53171 are seen in platform6 at Newcastle on 22/10/1985. Graeme Phillips Collection.

DMU

Date: 30th August 1986

Metro-Cammell class 101 dmu E51222 and E53171 forms part of the RCTS railtour "Mancunian Railtour", as we wait 40 minutes for a late running Hudderfield service at Penistone. 30th August 1986. Andrew J Crowther.

DMU

Date: 4th May 1987

E51426 & E53171 at West Leeds, 4/5/87. Malcolm Clements.

DMU

Date: 20th April 1991

Set number: T043

T043 (53826 + 53171) on the blocks at Manchester Piccadilly, having arrived as the 08:47 ex-Chester via Northwich. (This diagram was booked a TS 2-car set for a year or two and produced some huge machines!). 20/4/91. Gazza Prescott.

DMU

Date: 14th July 1991

Set number: LO603

LO603 53243 + 51228 + LO605 53171 + 51253 on the 18:25 Llandudno to Chester at Old Colwyn, 14-7-91. Kevin Dowd.

DMU

Date: 28th April 1999

Set number: 101691

101691 (51253 & 53171) at Mount Vernon on 28th April 1999. Ian Buck.

DMU

Date: 26th May 1999

Set number: 101691

101691 (51253 + 53171) arriving at Crookston on the Paisley Canal branch, May 26, 1999. Ian Buck.

DMU

Date: unknown

Set number: 101691

101691 (51253 + 53171) at Romiley with a Manchester service. Date unknown. Steve Davies Collection.

DMU

Date: 12th May 2001

Set number: 101685

101685 (53160 + 53164) and 101691 (51253 + 53171) waiting to leave Manchester Piccadilly ECS to Longsight. 21:10 on the 12th May 2001, 685 had arrived on the 20:30 from New Mills. Paul Moxon.

                                                                                                                                                                             

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