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Vehicle 56001 / 54001


Class 114

BR Diagram 641

Builder: BR Derby Works
Type: Low Density
Length: 64ft
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: LMS
Lot Number: 30210
Diagram: 641

Allocations

15/10/56 New to 40A (Lincoln)
May-73Depot code changeLN (Lincoln)
10/05/87 Stored U. LN (Lincoln)
Jun-87 Reinstated LN (Lincoln)
Jun-87 To Parcels Sector at CA (Cambridge)
11/01/88 Withdrawn

Notes

20th October 1956 - 50001 / 56001 made numerous test runs from Lincoln to Cleethorpes, Retford, Skegness, etc. from 15th - 20th October 1956. Brake blocks placed on sacking on the floor were used as additional weight.

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

56001 - original number
54001 - from May-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


50001 56001 As delivered to 40A - 15th October 1956
50001 56001 Noted 20th October 1956
50018 56001 Noted 31/01/81
50007 56001 Noted 29/03/83

Modifications

circa Dec-86 - AWS fitted

Images:

DMU

Date: 14th September 1979

Class 114 DTC E56001 in Swindon Works on September 14, 1979. Steve Davies Collection.

DMU

Date: 29th March 1983

Working the 12:09 to Cleethorpes at Barton-on-Humber on the 29th March 1983 is a Class 114 DMU formed of E56001 + E50007. Hamish Stevenson.

DMU

Date: 16th April 1988

Class 114 DTS in Snailwell on April 16, 1988. Surface Stock.

                                                                                                                                                                             

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