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TOPS Code/Class: 153 (2) Previous Next
TOPS Category: ?This is my own (unofficial) means to categorise TOPS codes based on what they relate to and whether they are long (4 characters, i.e. including sub-codes) or short (3 characters) SM - Short Code, Multiple Units In selection ?This works on your last-used TOPS selection, including any filters and sort orders. Buttons will not show if the current TOPS code was not in your last selection, or if you are at the beginning or end of the data set.
TOPS GENKOC: ?The first character of a TOPS code is known as the GENKOC and indicates the general type of rolling stock (e.g. 1xx are DMUs). 1 - Diesel-Mechanical Multiple Units Overall ?This works on the overall TOPS code list without any filtering or sorting applied.
TOPS BRAKTY: ?The third character of many TOPS codes is the BRAKTY, indicating the type of braking equipment fitted (e.g. A indicates air brakes). * - Not defined by code
Description: Leyland Super Sprinter Single Diesel Multiple Unit
Numbers: ?Numbers are only shown where the ranges were limited. Otherwise, refer to the listings section below. The letter r after the numbers indicates this is a range, with not all numbers in the sequence used. 153301-153385r
Status: Current
Date On: 1991
Origins: Converted from 155
Date Off:
Key Photo:
Similar/re-used codes ?TOPS codes have often been re-used. If there are any other known uses, they will be listed here.
153 (1) Metro-Cammell DMU Driving Trailer Second (-?/?/1979)
Sub-codes ?If this code had any sub-codes, they will be listed here.
153/5 Leyland 'Super Sprinter' 'Active Travel' Single Diesel Multiple Unit
153/9 Leyland 'Super Sprinter' Single Diesel Multiple Unit
Designs/Diagrams ?Design codes and diagrams related to this code (and any sub-codes where relevant) are listed here.
0 designs/diagrams currently listed against this TOPS code/class (including any sub-codes).
Batches ?Batches of numbers built or converted to this TOPS code are listed below. Note that only codes that were wholly to this code will appear, otherwise refer to the listings section for other numbers.
There are 5 batches recorded as being wholly to this TOPS code (including any sub-codes).
Numbers Class Design Type Qty Origin Built/Converted Date/s Lot
57351-57385 153 (2) Class 153 DMSL 35 Conversion Hunslet-Barclay, Kilmarnock 1991-1992 31115
153301-153335 153 (2) Class 153 1-car DMU 35 Conversion 1991-1992
153351-153385 153 (2) Class 153 1-car DMU 35 Conversion 1991-1992
153507-153552r 153/5 Class 153 1-car Active Travel DMU 4 Conversion 09/2023
153906-153982r 153/9 Class 153 1-car DMU 13 Renumbered n/a 01/2021
Profiles ?Profiles provide an overview of the histories of various types of train. Profiles that are relevant to this TOPS class/code are listed below. If no profiles are shown, try looking under the parent code (in main details section above)
Photos - Internal
There is 1 photo of this type (including any sub-codes).

Photos - External
ID Number TOPS Design Livery Photo location Photo date Comment Source ?Shows the approval status of each photolink. Hover over an icon for an explanation.
592 153376 153 (2) Unknown Light Blue Eastleigh East Yard 03/10/2023 https: / /flic.kr /p /2paGwzM ball graphicApproved, semi/self
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There are 494 listings (with 140 distinct numbers) for this TOPS code/class (including any sub-codes).

No notes have been left yet. ?There may be some notes posted but which have not yet been approved.
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Dimensions ?Dimensions are normally recorded against design/diagram numbers. They can be recorded against batches, lots or TOPS codes if the design/diagram is not available.
There are no dimensions recorded for this TOPS code.
Drawings ?Drawings are normally referenced to specific design/diagram numbers. They can be recorded against batches, lots or TOPS codes if the design/diagram is not available. If no drawings are listed here, try looking at related designs/diagrams (above).
There are no drawings referenced for this TOPS code.
Data History
Record added 01/01/2020 by Thomas Young
Record edited 1 time.
Time / DateEdited byChange
10:06 on Tue 29/08/2023Thomas YoungKey photo added