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Set B801

These formations have been noted:

51446 59547 51517 Listed at BR - 31st December 1977
51446 51517 Transfer to BR - circa May-88 - from CF was C801

Date: 6th August 1979

This is W51517 leading Met Cam set B801 (W59547 & W51446) at Cardiff on 6/8/79. It would be attached to Class 118 BRCW set B468 W51310 + W59471 + W51325 and work the 09.55 to Weston-Super- Mare. Gerard Fletcher.


Date: 10th November 1979

Met-Camm set B801 - presumably led by 51517 - heads out of Castle Cary with a Weymouth service on the 10th November 1979. Steve Davies Collection.


Date: 20th January 1980

A proper Black Country scene as a class 101 (B801, 51446 leads, presumably with 59547 + 51517) prepares to enter Old Hill tunnel with a Birmingham New Street to Worcester Foregate Street service having just left Rowley Regis. 20/1/1980. Stephen Burdett.


Date: 24th April 1980

Refurbished set B801 seen at Cardiff on the 14th April 1980. Graeme Phillips Collection.


Date: 8th April 1981

Met-Camm Class 101 DMU, with 51517 leading, at Redland Station (Bristol), 8th April 1981. Tiptree Jon.


Date: unknown

Class 101 set B801 (presumably 51517 + 59547 + 51446) is seen in Severn Beach station. Date unknown. John Law.

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