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Vehicle 56342 / 54342 / 042222

Class 101

BR Diagram 630

Builder: Met-Camm
Type: Low-Density
Length: 57ft
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: LMS
Lot Number: 30468
Diagram: 630

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

56342 - original number
54342 - from Apr-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)
04222242222 - from Dec-90 (internal user)

Department Use as 042222

Internal User From 12/90 to 9/05.



Date: 11th March 1961

The 4.40pm Tamworth (Low Level) - Rugby service is seen at Nuneaton (TV) on March 11, 1961. It is formed of a two-car Met-Camm unit, M56342 closest. Michael Mensing.


Date: 11th August 1987

Set number: 79

Norwich based 2 car Metro-Cammell set 79 (54342, 51184) is seen on the outskirts of North Walsham, with a Norwich - Sheringham service, on the predominately 30 mile single track branch, which is now known as the "Bittern Line". 11th August 1987. Andrew J Crowther.

The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:


Date: unknown

Set number: CR234

Met-Camm set CR234 and another of the class sit in Llandudno station. Undated, but as one of the Mark I coaches on the right is still in maroon this is probably late 1960s. In the summer of 1969 CR234 was noted as 56342 + 51184 - could those be these vehicles? Steve Davies Collection.


Date: 23rd December 1987

Set number: 79

M51184 + M54342 with 2C20 10.10 Ely to Norwich at Ely on 23rd December 1987. Surface Stock.


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