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Met-Camm Lightweight 2-car DMUs


Introduced: 1955
Coupling code: Yellow Diamond
Underframe: 57ft 6in
Engines: AEC 150hp
Transmission: Mechanical


Met-Camm Lightweight

Commonly called Met-Camm "Lightweights" yet they were no different in construction materials from the later Met-Camm vehicles.

72 cars were built forming 36 power trailer sets. Seven sets were for the LMR to be used mainly on Bury - Bacup services, the remainder for the ER for East Anglian use.

Being a non-standard coupling code, their incompatibility meant an early withdrawal, by 1969. Two vehicles saw some further use at the Railway Technical Centre in Derby. None survive.

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