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Vehicle 50208 / 53208 / 977903


Class 101

BR Diagram 523

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: 30259
Diagram: 523

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50208 - original number
53208 - from Jun-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)
977903 - from Oct-93 (departmental stock)

Department Use as DB977903

Sandite / Route Learner From 10/93 to 6/99. Carried set number 995 / 960995

Images:

DMU

Date: 20th April 1985

A Class 101 set with 53208 closest is seen at Shrewsbury on 20.04.1985. Andy Cole.

DMU

Date: 13th August 1986

Set number: 88

Norwich allocated Metro-Cammell dmu made up of cars E53208 & E54060, has just dropped off a couple of passengers at Haddiscoe, whilst working a Norwich- Lowestoft- service, 13th August 1986 Andrew J Crowther.

DMU

Date: 1990

Set number: 88

Norwich set 88 (presumably E53208 + E54060) seen departing from Wymondham, Norfolk, in 1990. John Law.

DMU

Date: 26th March 1993

53208 + 54060 at Buxworth on 5H68, the 10:10 New Mills Central to Stockport C.S. on 26-3-93. Kevin Dowd.

DMU

Date: 28th May 1994

Set number: 960995

Sandite / route learner set 960 995 (977903 / 977904) at Bolton on 28 May 1994. 977903 still carries set number 88 from its Norwich days as 53208. S Gaskell.

DMU

Date: 28th May 1994

Set number: 960995

Sandite / route learner vehicle 977903 at Bolton on 28 May 1994. S Gaskell.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 13th August 1986

Set number: 88

Norwich allocated Metro-Cammell dmu made up of cars E54060 + E53208, is rolling into the platform at Haddiscoe, whilst working a Norwich- Lowestoft - service, 13th August 1986. Andrew J Crowther.

DMU

Date: 15th March 1991

Set number: 88

Norwich Set 88 - 54060 + 53208 - on a Cambridge to Yarmouth working at Ely, March 15, 1991. Surface Stock.

DMU

Date: 4th June 1993

Set number: LO247

LO247 54060 + E53208 on 2H08, the 17:26 Manchester Piccadilly to Macclesfield at Cheadle Hulme, 4-6-93. The set number is in tiny black letters in the usual place, but it still carries it's previous set number of 88 in the center window. Kevin Dowd.

DMU

Date: 28th May 1994

Set number: 960995

977904 (a sandite / route learner vehicle) at Bolton on 28 May 1994. It is paired with 977903 as set 960 995. S Gaskell.

DMU

Date: 26th February 2001

Set number: 960995

Withdrawn sandite / route learning set 960995 (977904 + 977903) seen from a passing train, possibly at Longsight, 26/2/01. Steve Hodgson.

                                                                                                                                                                             

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