Builder: BR Derby Works
Type: Low Density
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: LMS
Engines: Leyland 150hp / Albion 238hp
Lot Number: 30209
|09/01/57||New to||40A (Lincoln)|
|2w/e 02/05/59||Transferred to||41A (Darnall)|
|2w/e 30/04/61||Transferred to||40A (Lincoln)|
|May-73||Depot code change||LN (Lincoln)|
|03/05/87||Stored U.||LN (Lincoln)|
|11/01/88||Withdrawn from||LN (Lincoln)|
May-87 - 53023 been shown as transferred to parcels stock as DMBP on 10/05/87, and transferred to CA on 21/06/87. This was later corrected, the vehicle had been placed in store at LN.
50023 - original number
53023 - from Apr-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)
|50023||56023||As delivered to 40A - 9th January 1957|
Class 114 DMBS no. 50023 leading DTCL no. 56036 at Skegness, having just been parted from another set - if you look closely you can see all the hoses dangling rather than stowed away and the MW jumper cables are just lying on the track! Robert Chilton.
The last day of the GN/GE joint line from March to Spalding on Saturday November 27th 1982 with the Lincoln twin unit E50023 + E56028 receiving much attention from a throng of interested parties before departing northbound. Gerard Fletcher.
Class 114 DMBS 53023 at Snailwell on April 16, 1988. Surface Stock.
Two trainspotters, cameras at the ready, prepare to snap for posterity the 14.30 Cambridge - Lincoln Central dmu, formed of Lincoln based Derby Heavyweight set E56028 (nearest the camera) trailing E50023, as it departs from March on a gloomy Saturday November 27th 1982 - the final day of services on the March - Spalding section. Gerard Fletcher.