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Vehicle 56034 / 54034 / 55933 / 54900


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

05/02/57 New to 40A (Lincoln)
05/02/57 Transferred to 30A (Stratford)
3w/e 31/08/57 Transferred to 40A (Lincoln)
4w/e 31/10/59 Transferred to 41A (Darnall)
4w/e 28/04/62 Transferred to 40A (Lincoln)
May-73Depot code changeLN (Lincoln)
28/09/86 Withdrawn from LN (Lincoln)
p/e 17/02/87 To Parcels Sector at LN (Lincoln)
21/06/87 Transferred to CA (Cambridge)
circa Dec-88 Sector Change to 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24/05/91 Withdrawn from CH (Chester) PXXZ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:

56034 - original number
54034 - from Apr-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)
55933 - from May-87 (parcels conversion)
54900 - from Jun-88 (parcels conversion)

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


50034 56034 As delivered to 40A - 5th February 1957 - then 30A
50034 56034 Transfer to 40A - August 1957
50034 56034 Transfer to 41A - 4w/e 31/10/59
50034 56034 Transfer to 40A - 4w/e 28/04/62
50047 56034 Noted 29/08/80
50044 56034 Noted 09/10/81
53031 54034 Noted 12/10/85
53016 54034 26/07/86
55930 55933 Noted 07/05/88
55930 54900 Noted 06/05/89
55930 54900 Noted 25/06/90

Modifications

p/e 17/02/87 - Roller Shutter Doors Fitted

Images:

DMU

Date: 26th May 1981

A Class 114 set at Barton on Humber, with DTC 56034 closest, 26th May 1981. Chris Lings.

DMU

Date: 9th October 1981

E56034 + E50044 call at Retford Low Level on 09/10/1981 with the 09:52 Cleethorpes - Sheffield service. Graeme Phillips Collection.

DMU

Date: 12th October 1985

54034 + 53031 head out of Lincoln station with a Nottingham service on the 12th October 1985. Hamish Stevenson.

DMU

Date: 11th July 1987

Class 114 Newspaper vehicle 55933 at Cambridge on the 11th July 1987. Formerly 56034, it would later appear in Royal Mail red livery renumbered again as 54900. Malcolm Clements.

DMU

Date: 11th July 1987

Class 114 Newspaper vehicle 55933 at Cambridge on the 11th July 1987. Formerly 56034, it would later appear in Royal Mail red livery renumbered again as 54900. Malcolm Clements.

DMU

Date: 12th July 1988

Class 114 parcels set 54900 + 55930 at Ely on July 12, 1988. Surface Stock.

DMU

Date: 1989

Class 114/1 54900 faces a 128 in Leeds station, probably in 1989. The two types were the only first generation DMUs to receive the Royal Mail livery. Malcolm Clements.

DMU

Date: 4th July 1989

54900 sits on the rear of this Royal Mail 114 set attached to a Class 108 / Met-Camm hybrid at Leeds on July 4th, 1989. Rex Holt.

DMU

Date: 18th November 1989

Class 114 DTPMV 54900 outside Tyseley Shed on Saturday 18th November 1989. This was ex-56034. Elliot Spencer.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 29th August 1980

A Class 114 set formed of E50047 + E56034 stand at between services Cleethorpes on 29/08/1980. It may be heading back to Newark. Graeme Phillips Collection.

DMU

Date: 18th August 1988

Class 105 parcels set 53367 + 53365 at Leeds on August 18, 1988. Behind is the blue Class 114 roller shutter door set 55930 + 55933, and behind is another Class 114 set. Rex Holt.

DMU

Date: 1989

Class 114/1 DPU 55930 + 54900 at Leeds. Undated, but they seem freshly painted into red making it 1989. Malcolm Clements.

DMU

Date: 6th May 1989

A Derby class 114 DMU that has found a new lease of life converted for parcels use - 55930 (53010) + 54900 (54034) at Manchester Piccadilly, 6th May 1989. Andrew J Crowther.

DMU

Date: 3rd February 1991

55994 after withdrawal, seen stored at Derby Etches Park with 54900 55930 behind, 3-2-91. Kevin Dowd.

                                                                                                                                                                             

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