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Vehicle 50008 / 53008


Class 114

BR Diagram 516

Builder: BR Derby Works
Type: Low Density
Length: 64ft
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: LMS
Engines: Leyland 150hp / Albion 238hp
Transmission: Mechanical
Lot Number: 30209
Diagram: 516

Allocations

16/11/56 New to 40A (Lincoln)
May-73Depot code changeLN (Lincoln)
Jun-86 Stored U. LN (Lincoln)
Sep-86 Reinstated LN (Lincoln)
04/10/87 Transferred to TS (Tyseley)
15/05/89 Withdrawn from TS (Tyseley) PTSX

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50008 - original number
53008 - from 1983 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


50008 56008 As delivered to 40A - 16th November 1956
50007 56007 50008 Noted 1957
50008 56019 Noted 02/01/71
50008 56028 Noted 10/07/78
53008 54044 Noted 03/12/83
53008 54018 Noted 19/02/84
T224 53008 54008 Listed at Tyseley - 7th April 1988

Modifications

circa Dec-86 - AWS fitted

Images:

DMU

Date: 10th July 1978

On the 10th July 1978 50008 is on the rear of a 114 set heading away from the camera and about to cross the swing bridge at Selby, led by 56028. Malcolm Clements.

DMU

Date: 3rd December 1983

A Class 114 two-car set comprising of E53008 and E54044 leaves Scunthorpe for Doncaster on 3rd December 1983. Syd Young.

DMU

Date: February 1991

Set number: T224

With almost everything stripped from underneath, Class 114 DMBS 53008 is seen at Snailwell in February 1991. Surface Stock.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 30th July 1977

Set number: L120

55020 calls at South Greenford on 30th July 1977. I was born next to this "station" in the adjacent maternity hospital in 1958. I have been told W50008 was working the Greenford Loop "push & pull" on this day. Ian Buck.

DMU

Date: 10th July 1978

56028 and 50008 at Selby on the 10th July 1978. Malcolm Clements.

                                                                                                                                                                             

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