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Vehicle 51287

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


05/11/58 New to 31A (Cambridge)
Sep-64 Transferred to 40A (Lincoln)
May-73Depot code changeLN (Lincoln)
20/02/83 Withdrawn from LN (Lincoln)

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:

51287 56445 As delivered to 31A - 5th November 1958
51287 56445 Noted 9th August 1959
51287 56466 Noted 10/09/82
51287 56466 Noted 28/10/82



Date: 10th September 1982

A Cravens 2-car set formed of E51287 and E56466 coasts under Park Street Bridge and into Hull Paragon on 10th September 1982 with a service from Bridlington. Syd Young.


Date: 28th October 1982

A month before closure of the Spalding to March section of the GN & GE Joint line, a Cravens two car unit, 51287 + 56466, rattles across Moulton West Fen with a Doncaster to Cambridge service. The beet campaign is underway as can be seen by the exhaust from the chimney at Spalding sugar factory. 28th October 1982. Mike Dean.


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