Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: LMS
Engines: AEC 150 hp / Leyland 150hp
Lot Number: 30500
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.
Refurbished set B801 seen at Cardiff on the 14th April 1980. Graeme Phillips Collection.
S801 at Cardiff Central on Saturday 18th July 1987. PJ Evans.
Class 101 DMBS 51446 at Snailwell sometime in 1990. Surface Stock.
Cardiff Central on my day trip of Monday 6th August 1979. On the right is Class 116 BR Derby Suburban set C333, W51148 + W59445 + W51135 which had arrived on the 09.17 Penarth - Cardiff and was about to leave as the 09.45 to Merthyr. On the left, still in all over blue is Class 118 BRCW set B468 W51310 + W59471 + W51325 which had come in on the 08.25 from Gloucester. It was attached to Met Cam Class 101 set B801 (W51446 + W 59547 + W51517) after this shot was taken and then worked the 09.55 to Weston-Super-Mare. Gerard Fletcher.
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.
Class 101 set B801 (presumably 51517 + 59547 + 51446) is seen in Severn Beach station. Date unknown. John Law.