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Vehicle 50259 / 53259 / 977535


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:

50259 - original number
53259 - from Aug-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)
977535 - from 01/11/87 (departmental stock)

Department Use as TDB977535

Sandite / Route Learner From 11/87 to 11/92.

Images:

DMU

Date: 18th December 1980

The 1255 Darlington-Hartlepool seen at Hartburn Junction, Stockton, on 18/12/1980. The trailer is 56391, the power car may be E50259. John Carter.

DMU

Date: 29th December 1980

On 29-12-1980 E50259 + E56381 are seen with the 1115 Saltburn - Darlington service at South Bank. South Bank station was demolished and a new station built slightly nearer to Middlesbrough, the much simplified trackwork now gives no hint of this stations existence. John Carter.

DMU

Date: 8th June 1989

The front end of double DMBS route learning set 977535 977536 (ex-50259 / 50295) is covered in graffiti when caught at Thornaby on the 8th June 1989. Jerry Glover.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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