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Vehicle 51257

Class 105

BR Diagram 532

Builder: Cravens
Type: Low Density
Length: 57ft
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: LMS
Engines: AEC 150hp / Leyland 150hp
Transmission: Mechanical
Lot Number: 30469
Diagram: 532


06/06/58 New to 40A (Lincoln)
09/11/58 Transferred to 34B (Hornsey)
Apr-60 Transferred to 34G (Finsbury Park)
May-73Depot code changeFP (Finsbury Park)
w/e 06/03/77 Transferred to NR (Norwich)
14/11/82 Withdrawn from NR (Norwich)

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:

51257 56415 As delivered to 40A - 6th June 1958
51257 56415 Transfer to 34B - 09/11/58
51257 56447 Noted 01/08/79



Date: 19th April 1977

Set number: 64

51257 is part of set 64 at Spalding on 19/4/77. The Class 105 set is attached to a 3-car set of a different class, which is mostly off the platform. There is also a 3-car high density set in the sidings. Ian Francis.

The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:


Date: 15th April 1982

Set number: 64

On 15th April 1982 Norwich based Cravens twin set no. 64 led by E51257 with a trailer which I believe to be E56443 (in the foreground) is seen at Ely, more than likely en route from Peterborough to Cambridge. 31411 was on the Ipswich - Paisley speedlink. Copyright: Chris Burton. Gerard Fletcher.


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