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Vehicle 50018 / 53018 / 55928


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

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50018 - original number
53018 - from Nov-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)
55928 - from Jun-89 (parcels conversion)

Images:

DMU

Date: 7th November 1987

Class 114 53018 is seen stabled at Tyseley on 07.11.1987. Andy Cole.

DMU

Date: unknown

55928 (formerly 53018) at Cambridge. Date unknown, circa 1990. Malcolm Clements.

DMU

Date: unknown

55928 at Cambridge circa 1990. The seats were left in the front saloons of the five red powers, and the windows in the saloon left unpainted. Malcolm Clements.

DMU

Date: unknown

The centre section of 55928 showing the TL11 engine, the extra bodyside air intake grille for the replacement engine and the roller shutter door. At Cambridge circa 1990. Malcolm Clements.

DMU

Date: unknown

Details of the lettering on Class 114 55928. Three of the five red sets had "Royal Mail" and two had "Royal Mail Letters". The grille is the air intake for the heater. At Cambridge circa 1990. Malcolm Clements.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 1st September 1989

A Royal Mail liveried Class 114 parcels set (54903 and presumably 55928) at Reading on the 1st September 1989. Hamish Stevenson.

                                                                                                                                                                             

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