Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: LMS
Lot Number: 30279
LMR didn't publish trailer car details until late in 1968. Although not 100% reliable, if it is assumed that the trailers remained with the same power cars, the allocations for 50346 during this period are:
|Jul-57||New to||9A (Longsight)||- on loan from 64A|
|Sep-57||On loan to||5D (Stoke)|
|Oct-57||Ex-loan back to||64A (St Margarets)|
|2w/e 26/10/62||Transferred to||66C (Hamilton)|
|w/e 20/06/64||Transferred to||67C (Ayr)|
|4w/e 03/04/65||Transferred to||67A (Corkerhill)|
|4w/e 07/05/66||Transferred to||64H (Leith Central)|
|May-68||Transferred to||31A (Cambridge)|
|4w/e 30/05/70||Transferred to||32A (Norwich)|
|Mar-76||To departmental stock||- as DB975539|
|2w/e 14/5/86||Transferred to||LN (Lincoln)||- from NL|
|04/10/87||Transferred to||CA (Cambridge)|
56101 - original number
975539 - from Mar-76 (departmental stock)
ER RCE Inspection Saloon paired with 975349 (ex-51116) From 3/76 to 1/93.
|50346||56101||As delivered to 9A - July 1957 - on loan from 64A|
|50346||56101||As delivered to - 1st August 1957|
|50346||56101||Noted 19th September 1957|
|50346||56101||Transfer to 64A - Oct-57|
|50346||56101||Transfer to 66C - 2w/e 26/10/62|
|50346||56101||Transfer to 67C - w/e 20/06/64|
|50346||56101||Transfer to 64H - 3w/e 30/04/66|
975539 at Grantham in the late 1970's. John Law.
Eastern Region General Managers Saloon DB975539 + DB975349 in York station in 1979. Ian Charles.
The ER Inspection Saloon 975539 / 975349 at Healey Mills on 7 April 1981. Malcolm Clements.
The ER Inspection Saloon 975539 / 975349 stops at Healey Mills on 7 April 1981. Malcolm Clements.
DB975539 in Bingley station. Date unknown. Rex Holt.
The Eastern Region's General Manager's "York Saloon" (former Gloucester RC&W class 100 DMU) TDB975539 & 975349 at York - 01/12/1982. 53A Models of Hull Collection.
ER inspection saloon 975539 / 975349 leaves Leeds. Date unknown. Malcolm Clements.
975539 seen at Neville Hill in September 1985. Michael Kaye 55A.
Class 100 Inspection Saloon DB975539 + DB975349 seen standing in platform 5 at Newcastle on 24/06/1987. Graeme Phillips Collection.
Departmental Class 100 975539 / 975349 seen at Ely in 1988. Surface Stock.
975539 / 975349 at Skipton station on 30/10/89. Michael Kaye 55A.
The drivers controls of 975539. Taken at Skipton on 30/10/89. Michael Kaye 55A.
975539 at a ceremony for the re-opening of Ribblehead Viaduct on 30/10/89. David Hills Collection.
975539 stabled in Doncaster station on the 20th May 1990, with 975349 to its right. S Gaskell.
975539 at Doncaster on 26/5/90. Paul Moxon.
DB975539 (ex-56101) and DB975349 (ex-51116) stabled at Doncaster on 14-9-91. Kevin Dowd.
The ER Inspection Saloon 975349 / 975539 approaches Healey Mills on 7 April 1981. Malcolm Clements.
A surprise visitor to King's Lynn on October 6th 1982 was this departmental dmu set TDB975349 and 975539 which has 'York Saloon' on a board in the front window. Gerard Fletcher.
ER inspection saloon 975349 seen in Leeds station. Note the corrosion under the toilet window on adjacent partner 975539. Date unknown. Malcolm Clements.
Class 100 inspection unit 975349 + 975539 is seen stabled at Doncaster on 18.08.1984. Andy Cole.
Departmental cars 975349 975539 (formerly 51116 56101) pass through the centre roads of Newcastle station on 21/04/1988. Graeme Phillips Collection.
Class 100 975349 + 975539 is seen stabled at Doncaster Station on 20.05.1990. Andy Cole.
975349 stabled in Doncaster station on the 20th May 1990 with 975539 behind. S Gaskell.