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Vehicle 50046 / 53046

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


29/03/57 New to 40A (Lincoln)
May-73Depot code changeLN (Lincoln)
21/06/87 Stored LN (Lincoln)
04/10/87 To Parcels Sector at CA (Cambridge)
circa Dec-88 Sector Change to RPXN
06/09/90 Withdrawn from CA (Cambridge) RPXX

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50046 - original number
53046 - from Apr-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:

50046 56046 As delivered to 40A - 29th March 1957
53020 53046 Noted 31/01/88
53020 53046 Noted 10/06/89


circa Dec-86 - AWS fitted

50046 was involved in the following incident(s):

Damaged 50046

1971? - (Location Unknown)

Collsion involving Class 114 / Oil Train

Info from Andrew Parr

E50046 is seen at Doncaster Carr on 4/3/71 after colliding with a derailed oil train. Details of incident unknown. Image by Andrew Parr.



Date: 4th March 1971

Class 114 DMBS 50046 is a little the worst for wear after a close encounter with a derailed oil train. Doncaster Carr, 4/3/71. Andrew Parr.


Date: 15th May 1979

This Class 114 unit with E50046 at the front has some young admirers at New Holland Town after arrival from New Holland Pier with a Cleethorpes service on 15/5/79. Stephen Burdett.


Date: 15th May 1979

A Class 114 DMU in New Holland Pier station on 15/5/79. It's waiting to depart on a Cleethorpes service. Stephen Burdett.


Date: 15th May 1979

New Holland Pier on 15/5/79. The station served an area of North Lincolnshire for ferry services across the Humber to Hull. Services ceased in August 1981, when the Humber Bridge was opened. A Class 114 sits in the station with a Cleethorpes service. The walkway is like a long platform with New Holland Town station. Stephen Burdett.


Date: 15th May 1979

New Holland Town on 15/5/79. The class 114 DMU has the road for Cleethorpes. The other signal is for the section to Barton upon Humber as I recall. Stephen Burdett.


Date: 31st January 1988

E53046 + E53020 + 93096 with Peterborough to Cambridge parcels at Ely, 31.01.88. Surface Stock.



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