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Vehicle 50253 / 53253


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: 30266
Diagram: 523

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50253 - original number
53253 - from Apr-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Images:

DMU

Date: unknown

A hybrid Haymarket 3xx set 3-car set with two Class 101 power cars and a Class 110 centre car. Date unknown, probably mid-late 1980s. Seen about 1/2 mile east of Hartwood, heading towards Shotts. The HA castles on the power car seems to have been unique to set 356 (they were normally on the centre car) so this would make the vehicles 53253 + 59696 + 51496. Andrew McConnell.

DMU

Date: unknown

Set number: 101692

101 692 in Paisley Canal station. Date unknown, but pre-July 1996 as is it still in Strathclyde orange colors. John Law.

DMU

Date: 17th July 1996

Set number: 101692

Ex-works in it's new "Caledonian Blue" livery, 101692 sits in platform 4 of Glasgow Central station, 17th July 1996. John Reddyhoff.

DMU

Date: 10th December 1996

Set number: 101692

101692 (53253 & 53170) arrives into Coatbridge Central on 10-12-1996 with a Cumbernauld - Motherwell train. Gordon Thomson.

DMU

Date: 28th June 1997

Set number: 101692

101 692 enters Greenfaulds with the 13:08 Cumbernauld - Motherwell on 28 June 1997. Stuart Mackay.

DMU

Date: 28th June 1997

Set number: 101692

101 692 enters Cumbernauld station after switching platforms via the siding on the left of the image. It will form the 14:08 to Motherwell. 28th June 1997. Stuart Mackay.

DMU

Date: 2nd July 1998

Set number: 101692

101692 (53253 & 53170) at Paisley Canal, thought to be taken on 2/7/98. Stuart Mackay.

DMU

Date: 2nd July 1998

Set number: 101692

53253 sits in Glasgow Central on 2 July 1998. Stuart Mackay.

DMU

Date: 2nd July 1998

Set number: 101692

Waiting to depart on a Barrhead service, 101692 in Glasgow Central with a Class 156 behind. July 2nd 1998. Stuart Mackay.

DMU

Date: 2nd July 1998

Set number: 101692

101692 at Barrhead waiting to depart to Glasgow Central, 2 July 1998. Stuart Mackay.

DMU

Date: 28th April 1999

Set number: 101692

101692 (53253 & 53170) at Glasgow Central 28th April 1999. Ian Buck.

DMU

Date: 28th April 1999

Set number: 110692

Arriving at Mount Vernon on 28th April 1999 101692 (53253 & 53170). Ian Buck.

DMU

Date: 13th September 1999

Set number: 101692

At Barrhead 101692 (53253 & 53170) has just arrived from Glasgow on 13th September 1999. Ian Buck.

DMU

Date: 13th September 1999

Set number: 101692

101692 (53523 & 53170) at Barrhead on 13th September 1999. Ian Buck.

DMU

Date: 15th August 2000

Set number: 101692

Metro-Cammell Class 101 set 101 692 (53253 + 53170) stands in New Mills Central with a service to Sheffield on the 15th August 2000. Andrew J Crowther.

DMU

Date: unknown

Set number: 101692

101 692 seen at Stalybridge, date unknown. Paul Moxon.

DMU

Date: unknown

Set number: 101692

101 692 captured at Stockport, date unknown. Paul Moxon.

DMU

Date: unknown

Set number: 101692

101692 at New Mills Central. Date unknown. Paul Moxon.

DMU

Date: 10th April 2002

Set number: 101692

101692 is on the 2H25 17:23 A. Edge - Piccadilly captured by Stockport No.1 box, 10/4/02. Kevin Dowd.

DMU

Date: unknown

Set number: 101692

101 692 is seen arriving at Marple. Date unknown. Ian Francis.

DMU

Date: May 2003

Set number: 101692

Strathclyde Passenger Transport branded 101692 (53253 + 53170) arrives into Manchester Piccadilly in May 2003. Stuart Pearce.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 14th February 1981

With just under four months remaining until closure for development of the Tyneside Metro system, cars E56367 E50154 E50253 E56121 await departure from South Shields on their return to Newcastle, 14/02/1981. Graeme Phillips Collection.

DMU

Date: unknown

Set number: 356

Set 356 heading out of Glasgow Central circa late 1980s. Formed of two Class 101 DMBSs and Class 110 centre car 59696, the furthest DMBS is probably the permanent DMBS 53253, the closest a temporary replacement and probably 51210. Andrew McConnell.

DMU

Date: 10th December 1996

Set number: 101692

101692 (53170 & 53253) departs from Coatbridge Central on 10-12-1996 with a Cumbernauld - Motherwell train. Gordon Thomson.

DMU

Date: 2nd February 1999

Set number: 101691

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

DMU

Date: 28th April 1999

Set number: 101692

On the Glasgow to Whifflet line 101692 (53170 & 53253) are at Mount Vernon on 28th April 1999. Ian Buck.

DMU

Date: 24th May 1999

Set number: 101692

101692 (53170 & 53253) at Glasgow Central on 24th May 1999. Ian Buck.

                                                                                                                                                                             

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