Builder: BR Derby Works
Type: Low Density
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: LMS
Engines: Leyland 150hp / Albion 238hp
Lot Number: 30209
50015 - original number
53015 - from Apr-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)
55929 - from 19/07/89 (parcels conversion)
977775 - from Mar-92 (departmental stock)
Automatic Train Protection Test Unit development and training vehicle, then circa 1996 became a route learning and inspection saloon at Bescot. From 3/92 to 6/00.
E50015 is having its cab repanelled at Doncaster Works in 1980. It's also missing doors and sliding lights, so it's likely refurbishment is in progress. A 114 DTC is on the left. John Law.
Freshly transferred from Lincoln, 53015 is seen stabled at its new home base of Tyseley depot on November 7th, 1987. Andy Cole.
Class 114 DMBS 53015, set number TS225, is seen inside the factory at Tyseley on 07.02.1988. Andy Cole.
A parcels trains formation seen at Newport, with Class 114 55929 nearest. John Stewart.
Taken during conversion to the ATP unit on 2/8/91, showing the floor area in the former guards van. John Reddyhoff.
During conversion to the ATP unit, 8/11/91. Looking from the cab end towards the rear. John Reddyhoff.
During conversion to the ATP unit, looking from the rear of the vehicle towards the cab. 8/11/91. John Reddyhoff.
The completed front end of 977775 after conversion to the ATP unit. 6/3/92. John Reddyhoff.
One of the new cab instruments on the freshly converted ATP vehicle 977775, 6/3/92. John Reddyhoff.
977775 (originally 50015) at Bescot TMD on 14 July 1996. S Gaskell.
977775 / 977776 seen at Warrington Arpley, 7th August 1996. Paul Moxon.
Two Class 114 sets, cars E54037 E53015 E53040 E54025, at Cleethorpes on 15/7/84. The South Yorkshire PTE logo can be seen behind the driver's doors. Graeme Phillips Collection.
Class 128 55991 with Class 114 54904 + 55929 and BG 94124 on the Saturday Only 3E26 17:57 Manchester Piccadilly to Leeds Parcel Depot at New Mills South Junction, 9-9-89. Kevin Dowd.
977776 / 977775 stabled at Warrington Arpley circa 1996. Malcolm Clements.
977776 / 977775 at Warrington in 1996. Tim Moss.
977776 and 977775 at Bescot TMD on the 14th July 1996. S Gaskell.