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Vehicle 50010 / 53010 / 55930


Class 114

BR Diagram 516

Builder: BR Derby Works
Type: Low Density
Length: 64ft
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: LMS
Engines: Leyland 150hp / Albion 238hp
Transmission: Mechanical
Lot Number: 30209
Diagram: 516

Allocations

04/12/56 New to 40A (Lincoln)
May-73Depot code changeLN (Lincoln)
28/09/86 Stored S. LN (Lincoln)
23/11/86 To Parcels Sector at LN (Lincoln)
21/06/87 Transferred to CA (Cambridge)
circa Dec-88 Sector Change to RPXN
p/e 08/12/90 Transferred to CH (Chester) PCHX
24/05/91 Withdrawn from CH (Chester) PXXZ

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50010 - original number
53010 - from Feb-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)
55930 - from 09/08/87 (parcels conversion)

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


50010 56010 As delivered to 40A - 4th December 1956
50010 56033 Noted 08/03/82
55930 55933 Noted 07/05/88
55930 54900 Noted 06/05/89
55930 54900 Noted 25/06/90

Modifications

Dec-79 - AWS fitted
circa Apr-83 - Refurbished
p/e 18/10/88 - TL11 engines fitted

Images:

DMU

Date: 22nd September 1974

Barrow Hill station on the 22nd September 1974, with a DMU shuttle to Chesterfield in connection with the depot open day. From right to left is a 114 (DMBS is 50010), a 2-car 101 and a 3-car 104. Ian Francis.

DMU

Date: 8th March 1979

The 3.02pm Matlock - Derby service draws into Belper station on March 8th, 1979. DMBS E50010 is at the front of the Class 114 set. Michael Mensing.

DMU

Date: 8th March 1979

E50010 pulls the 3.02pm Matlock - Derby service out of Belper station on March 8th, 1979. Michael Mensing.

DMU

Date: 8th March 1982

Plain blue E50010 is partnered with refurbished E56033, sitting next to blue grey E56015 at Sheffield Midland on 08-03-83. The HST is 43168, Cravens 56472 is on the right. Vincent Haworth.

DMU

Date: 1989

Class 114/1 DPU 55930 + 54900 at Leeds. Undated, but they seem freshly painted into red making it 1989. Malcolm Clements.

DMU

Date: 1989

55930 in Leeds station, probably in 1989. It was one of only two red 114 power cars to carry "Royal Mail Letters", the other three simply had "Royal Mail". Malcolm Clements.

DMU

Date: 6th May 1989

A Derby class 114 DMU that has found a new lease of life converted for parcels use - 55930 (53010) + 54900 (54034) at Manchester Piccadilly, 6th May 1989. Andrew J Crowther.

DMU

Date: 6th September 1989

55930 on 4G15, the 16:08 Manchester Piccadilly to Birmingham New Street departs platform 10 Piccadilly, 6-9-89. Kevin Dowd.

DMU

Date: 1990

55930 on display at Bury (East Lancs Railway) in 1990 in the company of a Class 128. Bill Read.

DMU

Date: unknown

A Class 114 Royal Mail liveries parcel set at Cambridge. 55930 (ex-53010) is the power car. Date unknown. Robert Frise Collection.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 12th July 1988

Class 114 parcels set 54900 + 55930 at Ely on July 12, 1988. Surface Stock.

DMU

Date: 18th August 1988

Class 105 parcels set 53367 + 53365 at Leeds on August 18, 1988. Behind is the blue Class 114 roller shutter door set 55930 + 55933, and behind is another Class 114 set. Rex Holt.

DMU

Date: 3rd February 1991

55994 after withdrawal, seen stored at Derby Etches Park with 54900 55930 behind, 3-2-91. Kevin Dowd.

                                                                                                                                                                             

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