Builder: BR Derby Works
Type: Low Density
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: LMS
Engines: Leyland 150hp / Albion 238hp
Lot Number: 30209
|02/11/56||New to||40A (Lincoln)|
|May-73||Depot code change||LN (Lincoln)|
|28/09/86||Stored S.||LN (Lincoln)|
|11/01/88||Withdrawn from||LN (Lincoln)|
50003 - original number
53003 - from May-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)
|50003||56003||As delivered to 40A - 2nd November 1956|
|50003||56003||Noted 12th November 1956|
|50003||56003||Noted 21/04/63 - on REC "North Lindseyman' railtour.|
|50003||56028||Noted 18th May 1968|
|50003||56039||Noted 30th May 1968|
The very rare sight of a DMU (classes 114 & 105) on a Liverpool Street - Cambridge service: E50003, E56014, E56114 and E51294 head the 12.05 Liverpool Street - Cambridge at Hackney Downs presumably due to shortage of loco or stock. The same unit worked Up on the 09.27 Cambridge - Liverpool Street and it wasn't doing too badly at only 8 minutes late! 16/Oct/1980. Robert Chilton.
A Class 114 set (formed E53003 + E54040) and a Met-Camm with the 12:58 Yarmouth - Norwich arrive at Norwich on Saturday 21st September 1985. Colin Brooks.
Class 114 DMBS 53003 at Snailwell on April 16, 1988. Surface Stock.
A couple of slightly unusual Derby Heavyweight units at Grantham in August 1971. On the left E56019 carries an early version of the rail blue livery with just a yellow panel and the BR logo on the cab door. On the right the set of formed of two DMBSs with a Met-Camm centre car inbetween (E50018 + E59542 + E50003). Mel Smith.
A hybrid set at Grantham in August 1971 - E50018 + E59542 + E50003. The Met-Camm centre car was a Lincoln vehicle from June 1970 to February 1972. Mel Smith.