Cravens DMBS E50249 is seen at Doncaster in the early stages of scrapping. Most of the underframe items are gone. Date unknown, but it was put into store in July/August 1977 and withdrawn in April 1978. Stuart Pearce.
Class 105 E50359 seen in snowy conditions at Manningtree, Essex, on 25/01/1976. Graeme Phillips Collection.
This was the scene on a wet day at Stratford Low Level station during the transitional period from diesel to electric traction, with the third rail already in place. The North London Line services were terminating here and not continuing to North Woolwich. Cravens Class 105 unit 53359 and 54420 gurgle away wating to depart on 26th January 1985. Gordon Edgar.
Retro-green set 53359 / 54122 at Stratford in June 1986. Hamish Stevenson.
A pair of Craven twin units in Surrey. E53359 leads E54122, E51284 & E54442 through Epsom station with the 'Vectis Velocipede' tour to Portsmouth Harbour (& Isle of Wight) from Stevenage, Saturday 21st June 1986 Iain Reid.
Retro-green Cravens vehicles 53359 + 54122 inside Stratford depot on the 11th October 1986. Dennis Taylor.
Retro-green Class 105 set 53359 and 54122 at Norwich. Undated. David Faircloth.
E53359 + E54122 at Kiln Lane Crossing at Ely with the 10.18 Ely to Norwich, January 9, 1987. Surface Stock.
53359 is at the head of the 11:54 Leicester - Peterborough at Leicester on the 22nd February 1987. Dennis Taylor.
Norwich Crown Point Depot provided an open day on 30th May 1987 and had on display the heritage Cravens Class 105 DMU 53359-54122. Other exhibits were also brought to Norfolk, including the 2-BIL unit 2090 and Railfreight liveried 58020, both seen in the photograph. Gordon Edgar.
Working the 07.10 Doncaster to Cambridge is the green Cravens set E53359 + E54122 and class 101 51501 + 51175 near Kiln Lane Ely, 31.12.87. Surface Stock.
53359 at Sheringham in 1988, along with 54122. Robert Chilton Collection.
53359 Class 105 is seen stabled at Tyseley carriage sidings on 19.06.1988. This along with it's partner 54122 were painted back into BR green. Andy Cole.
Retro-green 53359 and 54122 at Wolverton Works, 1/10/88. Robert Frise.
A Camden Road to North Woolwich service formed of Cravens unit E53361-E54416 emerges from Connaught Tunnel and approaches Silvertown station on 5 March 1985. The derelict St.Marks church is on the left. Gordon Edgar.
A Class 105 set formed of 53361 and 54122 waits with the 11:53 Romford - Upminster while 315 847 tails 315 8XX on a Gidea Park - Livepool St service at Romford on Tuesday 16th July 1985. Colin Brooks.
53361 at Cambridge in April 1987. It carries Express Parcels branding, its partner does not. Mike Cooper.
A Class 105 and 101 parcels train at Leeds on 14/3/1988, formed of 53361, 53369, 53230 and 53218. Malcolm Clements.
The Red Star marking on 53361. Note also the white (grey?) cantrail stripe. At Leeds on 14/3/88. Malcolm Clements.
E53361 + E53368 heading to Cambridge near Ely Dock Junction, 28.06.88. Surface Stock.