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Class 105/6 Cravens 2 & 3-car DMUs

Introduced: 1956
Coupling code: Blue Square
Underframe: 57ft 6in
Engines: AEC 150hp (Class 105) or Leyland 150hp (Class 106)
Transmission: Mechanical

Class 105

Built by Cravens Ltd. at Darnall (Sheffield), and numbering 302 vehicles. The body profiles were the same as Mark One coaching stock.

They operated in areas around Manchester, East Anglia, East & North London, Newcastle, Scotland, Cumbria and Lincolnshire.

The last vehicles were withdrawn in 1988, many saw sandite / parcels / route learning use and three examples were preserved.

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