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Vehicle 56399 / 54399


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

Notes

12th June 1958 - Seen in 8-car set passing through Preston en route from Metro-Cammell to Cowlairs.

19th May 1995 - Seen on lorry heading north on A74 in Dumfries area

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

56399 - original number
54399 - from Apr-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Images:

DMU

Date: 22nd January 1983

Class 101 DMBS 50232 with DTCL 56399 trailing, rattles along near Middlesbrough on 22/Jan/1983. Robert Chilton.

DMU

Date: 27th February 1986

Class 101 DTC 54399 passes Saltley on February 27, 1986. Andy Cole.

DMU

Date: 10th May 1987

Set number: 05

Cambridge set 05 E54399 + E51218 enters the sidings at Ely Dock Junction after working the 11.04 Kings Lynn to Ely on Sunday 10th May 1987. Surface Stock.

DMU

Date: 14th March 1992

Set number: 51

Met-Camm set 51 (presumably 54399 + 51218) is seen sitting in Bury St Edmunds station on March 14, 1992. It is working the 12.5pm Cambridge - Ipswich service. Michael Mensing.

DMU

Date: 16th July 1992

Set number: LO242

Transferred from Norwich Crown Point, E54399 formed with E51218 still have their 'E' prefices on their numbers and Norwich set number 51, and judging by the blank destination, probably still have their NC blinds fitted. Seen at Manchester Piccadilly on 16/Jul/1992. Robert Chilton.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 12th August 1988

Set number: 51

E51218 + E54399 at East Runton with the 16.50 Sheringham to Norwich, 12.08.88. The line onto Norwich is nearest to the camera. Surface Stock.

DMU

Date: 14th March 1992

Set number: 51

Met-Camm set 51 (presumably 51218 + 54399) arrives into Bury St Edmunds station on March 14, 1992 with the 12.5pm Cambridge - Ipswich service. Michael Mensing.

DMU

Date: 14th March 1992

Set number: 100

Bury St Edmunds contains two Met-Camm sets in this view taken on March 14, 1992. On the right three-car set 100 (53266 closest) forms the 12.10pm Ipswich - Cambridge, on the left is set 51 (presumably 54399 + 51218) with the 12.5pm Campridge - Ipswich. Michael Mensing.

DMU

Date: 16th July 1992

Set number: LO242

Transferred from Norwich Crown Point, E51218 formed with E54399 still have their 'E' prefices on their numbers and Norwich set number 51, and judging by the blank destination, probably still have their NC blinds fitted. Seen at Manchester Piccadilly on 16/Jul/1992. Robert Chilton.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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