Type: Low Density
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: LMS
Lot Number: 30504
|08/04/59||New to||61A (Kittybrewster)|
|w/e 06/06/59||Transferred to||66C (Hamilton)|
|May-73||Depot code change||HN (Hamilton)|
|4w/e 29/06/74||Stored S.|
|06/07/75||Reinstated||BG (Hull Botanic Gardens)|
|w/e 09/10/77||Transferred to||GF (South Gosforth)|
|w/e 23/07/78||Stored||GF (South Gosforth)|
|2w/e 28/10/78||Reinstated||HT (Heaton)|
|12/07/81||Withdrawn from||HT (Heaton)|
|Dec-81||To departmental stock|
56474 - original number
977049 - from Dec-81 (departmental stock)
Sandite From 12/81 to 1988.
|51485||56474||As delivered to 61A - 8th April 1959|
|46||51485||56474||Listed at 66C - 1972|
|51492||56474||Transfer to GF - w/e 09/10/77|
At Lanark station on the 3rd August 1963 is a Cravens set with the 9.25am to Douglas West, led by SC56474, and a Met-Camm set on the 9.30am to Glasgow Central, led by SC56409. Hamish Stevenson.
The hand-painted number carried by ADB977049, the former 56474, when seen at Bestcot TMD on the 14th February 1987. S Gaskell.
Sandite vehicle ADB977049 has a battery charging lead attached when seen in the company of 20 004 at Bestcot TMD on the 14th February 1987. S Gaskell.
The rear end of sandite vehicle ADB977049 seen at Bestcot TMD on the 14th February 1987. The box in the left foreground is a DMU battery charger, the light on top shows when it is turned on. S Gaskell.
The rear end of ADB977049 at Bestcot TMD on the 14th February 1987, where the gangway had been removed and plated over, with a window, wiper and marker lamps fitted. Some similar sandite conversions had this end painted yellow but this one seems to have remained in blue. S Gaskell.
On the 26th December 1987 Sandite 977049 (the former 56474) is seen at Bescot. Robert Chilton.
Cravens sandite vehicle 977049 at Vic Berry's beside a very well stripped Class 108. Date unknown. Malcolm Clements.