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Vehicle 56447 / 54447

Class 105

BR Diagram 533

Builder: Cravens
Type: Low Density
Length: 57ft
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: LMS
Lot Number: 30470
Diagram: 533


23/11/58 New to 40A (Lincoln)
w/e 31/01/59 Transferred to 34B (Hornsey)
Apr-60 Transferred to 34G (Finsbury Park)
May-73Depot code changeFP (Finsbury Park)
w/e 07/11/77 Transferred to NR (Norwich)
Dec-83Depot changeNC (Norwich Crown Point)
Jun-86 Withdrawn from NC (Norwich Crown Point)
Jun-86 Reinstated NC (Norwich Crown Point)
22/06/86 Transferred to AY (Ayr)
Jun-86 Stored AY (Ayr)
28/09/86 Withdrawn from AY (Ayr)


8th August 1986 - Seen stored in Falkland Yard

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

56447 - original number
54447 - from Mar-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:

51289 56447 As delivered to 40A - 23rd November 1958
51291 56447 Transfer to NR - w/e 07/11/77
51257 56447 Noted 01/08/79
75 50596 56447 Noted 28/05/81
33 53377 54447 Listed at Norwich - December 1985



Date: 10th August 1985

Set number: 33

Class 105 set 33 (54447 presumably closest) in Chappel & Wakes Colne station on August 10, 1985. David Christie.


Date: 24th August 1985

Class 105 54447 is seen passing Saltley on 24.08.1985 at the start of it's long journey to Norwich. Andy Cole.


Date: 27th August 1985

Set number: 33

54447 is part of Cravens set 33, seen in Doncaster station on the 27th August 1985. Chris Lings.


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.

The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:


Date: 1984

An oval buffered Class 114 set is seen in Cambridge station in 1984. Cravens DTC E54447 is on the left. John Law.


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.


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