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Vehicle 50377 / 53377


Class 105

BR Diagram 525

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: 30282
Diagram: 525

Allocations

22/03/57 New to 53C (Hull Springhead)
30/11/58 Transferred to 53B (Hull Botanic Gardens) - (53C closed)
Jan-60Depot code change50C (Hull Botanic Gardens)
3w/e 27/11/65 Transferred to 31A (Cambridge)
3w/e 30/04/66 Transferred to 34G (Finsbury Park)
May-73Depot code changeFP (Finsbury Park)
w/e 20/02/77 Transferred to NR (Norwich)
Dec-83Depot changeNC (Norwich Crown Point)
22/06/86 Transferred to AY (Ayr)
Sep-86 Withdrawn from AY (Ayr)

Notes

Jun-86 - Listed as transferred to Parcels Section at CA, later cancelled.

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50377 - original number
53377 - from 1985 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


50377 56132 As delivered to 53C - 22nd March 1957
50377 56132 Transfer to 31A - 3w/e 27/11/65
50377 56132 Transfer to 34G - 3w/e 30/04/66
50377 51472 Noted 21/07/66
50377 56419 Transfer to NR - w/e 20/02/77
33 50377 56434 Noted 19/05/79
33 53377 54447 Listed at Norwich - December 1985
105550 53377 59805 53505 Formed at AY circa Jul-86
53377 59805 53505 Noted 9th July 1986
550 53377 59805 53505 Listed at Ayr - August 1986
550 53377 59805 53505 Noted 8th August 1986
53377 59805 53505 Noted 28th August 1986

Images:

DMU

Date: 19th May 1979

Set number: 33

On May 19th 1979, WAMRAC (the Wisbech & March Railway Action Committee) organised a special train from the goods terminus at Wisbech and this is seen there on arrival back from Cambridge. E50377 is shown leading trailer E56434 formed as Set 33. The other unit at the rear was Set 44, E51289 + E56468. Gerard Fletcher.

DMU

Date: April 1984

Set number: 33

Cravens set 33, with DMBS 53377 closest, in Cambridge station in April 1984. Michael Mensing.

DMU

Date: circa June 1986

New arrival at Haymarket. Cravens set E53377 + E54447, newly transferred from Norwich to cover for out of action Class 107s, the power car would become part of a hybrid three-car set and the trailer put into store. S Saunders.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 15th March 1986

Set number: 33

E54447 + E53377 at Peterborough on a very cold 15th March 1986, with the man on the left still dressed in his 70s gear and dear old set 33 about to set sail for Cambridge. In a matter of weeks it would be transferred away to Ayr. Gerard Fletcher.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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