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Caerwent Scrapyard


4th January 2004


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51253 from 101691 being stripped of parts by preservations at Caerwent on 4th January 2004. Peter Wreford.


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A row of 101s awaiting their fate at Caerwent on 4th January 2004. Peter Wreford.


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51230, ex-101656 at Caerwent on 4th January 2004. Peter Wreford.


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51533 awaiting the chop at Caerwent on 4th January 2004. Peter Wreford.


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51533 at Caerwent on 4th January 2004. Peter Wreford.


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A line of 101s for scrapping at Caerwent on 4/1/04, with 51533 stripped of many parts. Peter Wreford.


22nd January 2004


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51177 was the last 101 vehicle to be cut up at Caerwent, on January 22nd 2004. It's cab was removed first for preservation. Stuart Mackay.


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51177 during scraping at Caerwent, 22/1/04, with it's cab removed for preservation. Stuart Mackay.


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The cab of 51177 is set aside after removing from the vehicle at Caerwent on 22/1/04. It would go the Midland Railway Butterley for contract restoration before moving to its new owner. Stuart Mackay.


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51177 after its cab was removed at Caerwent, 22/1/04. This cutaway view shows details not normally seen, such as the details of the underframe and bodywork construction. Stuart Mackay.


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51177 demolition at Caerwent, 22/1/04. The digger cuts a line down the centre of the roof to split the vehicle in two. The roof is aluminium and cuts through easily. Stuart Mackay.


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51177 demolition at Caerwent. After the roof is split in two, the side was pulled down then ripped off along the bottom edge. Stuart Mackay.


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51177 demolition at Caerwent, 22/1/04. With one side removed, the next step would be to drag the body off its bogies onto the ground so the other side could be ripped off. Stuart Mackay.


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The cabs from 51177 and 53211 saved for preservation at Caerwent on 22/1/04. Stuart Mackay.

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