Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: LMS
Engines: AEC 150 hp / Leyland 150hp
Lot Number: 30259
50208 - original number
53208 - from Jun-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)
977903 - from Oct-93 (departmental stock)
Sandite / Route Learner From 10/93 to 6/99. Carried set number 995 / 960995
A Class 101 set with 53208 closest is seen at Shrewsbury on 20.04.1985. Andy Cole.
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.
Norwich set 88 (presumably E53208 + E54060) seen departing from Wymondham, Norfolk, in 1990. John Law.
53208 + 54060 at Buxworth on 5H68, the 10:10 New Mills Central to Stockport C.S. on 26-3-93. Kevin Dowd.
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.
Sandite / route learner vehicle 977903 at Bolton on 28 May 1994. S Gaskell.
One end of 960995 in departmental service at Longsight Depot, August 9, 1995. Ian Buck.
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.
Norwich Set 88 - 54060 + 53208 - on a Cambridge to Yarmouth working at Ely, March 15, 1991. Surface Stock.
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.
977904 (a sandite / route learner vehicle) at Bolton on 28 May 1994. It is paired with 977903 as set 960 995. S Gaskell.
Withdrawn sandite / route learning set 960995 (977904 + 977903) seen from a passing train, possibly at Longsight, 26/2/01. Steve Hodgson.