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Vehicle 50021 / 53021


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

01/01/57 New to 40A (Lincoln)
2w/e 02/05/59 Transferred to 41A (Darnall)
2w/e 30/04/61 Transferred to 40A (Lincoln)
May-73Depot code changeLN (Lincoln)
04/10/87 Transferred to TS (Tyseley)
30/10/91 Withdrawn from TS (Tyseley) PXXZ

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50021 - original number
53021 - from Apr-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


50021 56021 As delivered to 40A - 1st January 1957
50020 56021 50021 Noted 1st June 1957
50021 56035 Noted 13/11/79
T228 53021 54012 Listed at Tyseley - 7th April 1988
T228 53021 54012 Listed at TS - 01/09/89
T021 53021 54012 New set number at TS - Nov-89 - ex-T228
T021 53021 54012 Listed at TS - 01/12/89
T021 53021 54012 Listed at TS - mid May-90
T021 53021 54012 Listed at TS - Mar-91
T021 53021 54012 Listed at TS - Jul-91
T021 53021 54012 Listed at TS - Aug-91

Modifications

circa Dec-86 - AWS fitted

Images:

DMU

Date: 13th November 1979

E50021 / E56035 pass the home of Cravens at Darnall, Sheffield, on the 13th November 1979. Steve Davies Collection.

DMU

Date: 2nd April 1988

Set number: T228

Carrying Midlline branding on the side, Class 114 53021 (presumably with 54012) is seen outside the factory at Tyseley on 02.04.1988. It was part of set T228, the Tyseley set numbers beginning with '2' indicated a 2 car unit. Andy Cole.

DMU

Date: 2nd July 1990

Set number: T021

Set T021 led by 53021 arrives at Smethwick West with the 14:55 Stourbridge Junction - Birmingham New Street on the 2nd July 1990. Gazza Prescott.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 22nd August 1988

With an exhaust trail to put many a steam locomotive to shame, BR Derby Works 2-car unit 54012 and 53021 with Pressed Steel Co. 'Bubble Car' 55033 in the formation, working a Stourbridge service seen departing from Birmingham New Street on 22nd August 1988. Gordon Edgar.

                                                                                                                                                                             

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