Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: LMS
Engines: AEC 150 hp / Leyland 150hp
Lot Number: 30501
E51506 leads 2H20 16.15 Ipswich to Peterborough arriving at Ely on the Back Platform Line, 1st May 1988. Surface Stock.
A Metro-Cammell 101 and a BRC&W 104 pairing here in the shape of 51506 + 53534 working their way past Gaerwen Junction on the Isle of Anglesey, with a local service bound for Holyhead, 22nd September 1989. Andrew J Crowther.
101681 (51506 + 51228) at Manchester Piccadilly on 28/8/92, having arrived with the 11:26 from Rose Hill. Gazza Prescott.
101681 (51505 + 51228) arriving at Manchester Piccadilly on 21/6/93. This image was published in Metro Enterprises 'DMU Datafile - 1994 Edition', page 25. Graeme Phillips.
Stood on what was once part of the four-track LMS/GWR joint line from Chester to Birkenhead, Regional Railways Class 101, 101681 was forming the onward service from Hooton to Chester on September 1st 1993. Just visible in the adjacent platform is the EMU that has arrived from Liverpool Central. The third rail was extended to Hooton from Liverpool in 1985, and electric services worked through to Chester from 4th October 1993 just after a month when this image was recorded. Martyn Hilbert.
101681 (51506 & 51228 at Stockport on 28th February 1995. Ian Buck.
In the sidings at New Mills Central on 29th August 1999 101681 (51506 & 51228). Ian Buck.
Leaving New Mills for the sidings is 101681 (51506 & 51228) on 29th August 1998. Ian Buck.
101681 (51506 & 51228) at Bredbury on 12th November 1999. Ian Buck.
101681 (51506 & 51228) at Stockport on 12th April 2000. Ian Buck.
Departing from Romiley on the 14:18 Manchester Piccadilly - Rose Hill is set 101681 (51228 + 51506) on 28/8/92. Gazza Prescott.
The 14:07 from Manchester Victoria arrives at Rochdale, formed of 101681 (51228 + 51506) on 15/1/94. Gazza Prescott.
101681 (51228 + 51506) on the 14:38 Manchester Piccadilly to Sheffield at Buxworth Cutting, 2-8-95. Kevin Dowd.
101681 (51228 & 51506) berthed at Chester on 25th August 1995. Ian Buck.
101681 (51228 & 51506) at Bredbury on 12th November 1999. Ian Buck.
At Romiley in February 2001 101681 (51228 & 51506). Ian Buck.