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Vehicle 51252

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: 30467
Diagram: 523



Date: 14th February 1981

DMBS E51252 and DTS(L) E56404 are seen working the 14:38 South Shields - Newcastle, just departed from High Shields station, which is visible in the background to the extreme left, on 14/2/81. This station closed on 30/05/1981, and the route was converted to the Tyneside Metro network - this station did not survive, Chichester station being constructed at a different location. Surviving structures on the skyline include the gasometer (left, behind station), and South Shields Town Hall clock tower (centre right). Graeme Phillips Collection.


Date: 13th March 1989

Set number: 76

E51252 + 54352 at Kiln Lane north of Ely with a Norwich working, 13th March 1989. Surface Stock.


Date: 7th June 1989

E51252 at Ely on June 7 1989. John Carter.

The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:


Date: 14th February 1981

In rapidly fading Winter sunlight, cars E56404 E51252 call at Tyne Dock with the 15:30 Newcastle - South Shields on 14/2/81. British Rail services came to an end soon after in May 1981 to make way for the Tyneside Metro system. Graeme Phillips Collection.


Date: 25th September 1982

E56083 + E51252 at Scotswood on the now closed route along the north bank of the Tyne on 1982-09-25. John Carter.


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