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Vehicle 56474 / 977049


Class 105

BR Diagram 549

Builder: Cravens
Type: Low Density
Length: 57ft
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: LMS
Lot Number: 30504
Diagram: 549

Allocations

08/04/59 New to 61A (Kittybrewster)
w/e 06/06/59 Transferred to 66C (Hamilton)
May-73Depot code changeHN (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12/07/81 Withdrawn from HT (Heaton)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
1988 Withdrawn

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

56474 - original number
977049 - from Dec-81 (departmental stock)

Department Use as ADB977049

Sandite From 12/81 to 1988.

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


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

Images:

DMU

Date: 3rd August 1963

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.

DMU

Date: 14th February 1987

The hand-painted number carried by ADB977049, the former 56474, when seen at Bestcot TMD on the 14th February 1987. S Gaskell.

DMU

Date: 14th February 1987

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.

DMU

Date: 14th February 1987

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.

DMU

Date: 14th February 1987

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.

DMU

Date: 26th December 1987

On the 26th December 1987 Sandite 977049 (the former 56474) is seen at Bescot. Robert Chilton.

DMU

Date: unknown

Cravens sandite vehicle 977049 at Vic Berry's beside a very well stripped Class 108. Date unknown. Malcolm Clements.

                                                                                                                                                                             

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