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Vehicle 50027 / 53027

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:

50027 - original number
53027 - from Jun-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)



Date: unknown

Class 114 DMBS 50027 in the 1970s, In platform 4 of Sheffield Midland station. Stuart Mackay Collection.


Date: 7th September 1985

Coasting down through Buxworth cutting with a Hope Valley, Sheffield-New Mills Central local service, is a Lincoln based Derby Heavyweight class 114 dmu, made up of cars E53027 & E54032. 7th September 1985. Andrew J Crowther.


Date: 12th August 1987

Class 114 E53027 + E54041 and Class 101 54050 + 53231 leave Ely with the 10.13 Cambridge to Peterborough, 12.08.87. Surface Stock.


Date: 26th December 1987

Set number: T022

Class 114 53027 is seen at Tyseley carriage sidings on 26.12.1987, presumably with 54041. Carrying set number T022, the Tyseley set numbers beginning with '0' were at this time were for the Parcels units. It had been transferred here from Cambridge that month. Andy Cole.


Date: April 1991

Class 114 DMBS 53027 at Snailwell in April 1991. It was not unusual for vehicles to be sent for disposal with doors and windows boarded up. It was normally done with sheets of wood, this one has steel sheets welded on to seal the vehicle, a sign that it had never been asbestos stripped. Surface Stock.



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