Leyland Bus Diesel Multiple units, often run as a single car DMU, Class 153 DMU cars were built 1987-1988 at Workington and converted by Leyland Bus from Class 155 2-car units.
Class 153 DMU units have a maximum speed of 75 mph. Class 153 DMUs started off as two-car units, but most were converted to single-car units in the 1990s by Hunslet-Barclay, but the 2nd driving cab is pretty cramped! Class 153 DMUs can also operate in 3-car units.
The idea was to operate the smallest possible trains on rural branch lines that couldn't justify longer passenger trains.
Class 153/3 DMU Class 153 unit 153363 at York Station with a Northern Rail Service to Hull (August 2021)
East Midlands Class 153 DMU unit 153379 at Lincoln Central station (Feb 2nd 2018)
2-car Class 153 unit 153316 Aug 1st 2017 entering Carlisle station from Barrow
On the left, Class 153 single car unit 153302 at Lincoln Central station with a train for Doncaster (Feb 2nd 2018)
Single car Class 153 DMU 153319 at Peterborough station with an East Midlands service to Lincoln.
Single car Class 158 DMU 153381 leaving Doncaster with an East Midlands service to Lincoln.
Northern Rail single car unit Class 153 153351 in Lancaster station
East Midlands Class 153 single-car DMU 153376 at Barnetby Station with a train from Newark North Gate to Cleethorpes
East Midlands Class 153 single-car DMU 153376 entering Barnetby Station with a train service from Cleethorpes to Newark North Gate.
Single car DMU unit Class 153 153358 (carriage no. 57358) at Carlisle station with a Northern Rail service to Millom (31/08/2016)
East Midlands Class 153 311 (single car DMU 153311) at Doncaster Station.
Northern Rail Class 153 Super Sprinter 307 (DMU 153307, carriage number 52307) seemed to be working as single carriage unit leaving York Station.
Northern rail DMU single carriage Class 153 307 153307 (carriage no. 52307) at York Station
East Midlands single-car Class 153 DMU 153383 leaving Barnetby station with a Newark North Gate to Cleethorpes service.
Single carriage (1-car) Super Sprinter Class 153 363 (DMU 153363, carriage number 57363) at Sheffield Station
Northern rail single car unit Class 153 317 (DMU no. 15317, carriage no. 52317) leaving Wakefield Westgate station
East Midlands liveried Class 153 DMU 153383 standing in Barnetby station
London Midland operated single car Super Sprinter Class 153 366 (DMU 153366) at Nuneaton station operating the London Midland City Nuneaton-Coventry shuttle service.
Northern Rail Class 153 DMU unit 153301 at Lancaster station
Northern Rail 3-car unit headed by Class 153 unit 153307 at Lancaster station with a service to Carlisle.
Class 153 DMU 153353 operated by Arriva trains at Crewe station
DMU Class 153 153307 at Carlisle station with the train for Barrow-in-Furness
A Class 153 single car DMU unit 153302 with an East Midlands service from Peterborough to Lincoln (Peterborough station, 29/11/16)
Class 153 DMU unit 153310 at Peterborough (29/11/16)
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