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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.

DMU

Date: 23rd October 2001

Set number: 101691

Class 101 DMS 53171, set number 101 691 with 51253, is seen in full Strathclyde PTE livery at Manchester Piccadilly on 23.10.2001. Andy Cole.


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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