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Vehicle 50032 / 53032 / 55932


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

05/02/57 New to 40A (Lincoln)
05/02/57 Transferred to 30A (Stratford)
4w/e 02/11/57 Transferred to 40A (Lincoln)
4w/e 22/02/58 Transferred to 30A (Stratford)
4w/e 28/03/58 Transferred to 40A (Lincoln)
May-73Depot code changeLN (Lincoln)
10/05/87 Stored U. LN (Lincoln)
Oct-87 Transferred to HQ(RTC-D)
08/03/88 To Parcels Sector at TS (Tyseley)
27/11/88 Transferred to CA (Cambridge) 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24/05/91 Withdrawn from CH (Chester) PXXZ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:

50032 - original number
53032 - from Feb-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)
55932 - from Jan-88 (parcels conversion)

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


50032 56032 As delivered to 40A - 5th February 1957 - then 30A
50032 56032 Transfer to 40A - Oct-57
50032 56032 Noted 29th October 1957
50032 56038 Noted February 1958
T001 55932 54902 Listed at Tyseley - 7th April 1988
T001 55932 54902 Formed at TS circa May-88
55932 54902 Noted 27/05/89

Modifications

Feb-80 - AWS fitted

Images:

DMU

Date: 19th March 1988

Class 114 55932 is seen at Tyseley on 19.03.1988 having just been converted from 53032. It had been fitted with roller doors and repainted into Parcels red. Andy Cole.

DMU

Date: 14th February 1989

Three Royal Mail units, the first a Class 114 with 55932 closest, the other two are 101s. Seen stabled at Leeds on the 14th February 1989. Mike Dean.

DMU

Date: 1990

Royal Mail Class 114 vehicles 55932 and 54902 in London Paddington, probably in late 1990. Stuart Mackay Collection.

DMU

Date: 1990

Royal Mail Class 114 vehicles 55932 and 54902 in London Paddington station, probably in late 1990. Stuart Mackay Collection.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 19th June 1988

Class 105 54122 and 53359 are seen at Tyseley on 19.06.1988. Not the best photo, but the only time I saw the Green Class 105 at Tyseley. Note the Class 114 in Parcels red to the left, 55932. Andy Cole.

DMU

Date: 20th June 1989

Class 128/114/BG 55993 / 55994 / 55932 + 54902 / 84114 on a Peterborough to Norwich parcels at Queen Adelaide (Ely), 20/06/89. Surface Stock.

DMU

Date: 1990

54902 and 55932 at Paddington. Date unknown, but I'm guessing this was late 1990. Stuart Mackay Collection.

                                                                                                                                                                             

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