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Vehicle 50047 / 53047


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

17/04/57 New to 40A (Lincoln)
May-73Depot code changeLN (Lincoln)
04/10/87 Stored U.
29/06/88 Withdrawn from LN (Lincoln)

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50047 - original number
53047 - from Jun-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


50047 56047 As delivered to 40A - 17th April 1957
50031 59542 50047 Listed at 40A - Dec-70
50047 56034 Noted 29/08/80
53047 54012 Noted 18/12/85
53047 54018 Noted 16/08/86
53047 54018 Noted 25/11/86
53047 54018 Noted 04/04/87
53047 54018 Noted 06/07/87

Images:

DMU

Date: 29th August 1980

A Class 114 set formed of E50047 + E56034 stand at between services Cleethorpes on 29/08/1980. It may be heading back to Newark. Graeme Phillips Collection.

DMU

Date: 1981

A Class 114 set with E50047 on the rear, seen at Pontefract Baghill in 1981. The destination blind reads Sheffield so it's probably one of the infrequent York - Sheffield direct services. Note the South Yorkshire Transport logo. Graeme Phillips Collection.

DMU

Date: 16th August 1986

Passing March East Junc signal box on 16th August 1986 is a Lincoln based Derby Heavyweight class 114 dmu, made up of cars E53047 & E54018 whilst on the left, probably stabled for the weekend is class 45/0 locomotive 45051 (D74). Andrew J Crowther.

DMU

Date: 25th November 1986

On railtour duty are 2+2 Derby built class 114 dmu's comprising of cars E53047 + E54018 / E54044 + E53013, pause for a photo stop at Rotherham Masborough's platform 4. I have no real recollection of this tour, where it started or finished, who ran it, I've no paperwork for it, Six Bells Junction has drawn a blank, all I know it also visited Wakefield and went through Tinsley Yard, I've a few naff photo's to tell me that, so has anybody out there got any idea's? Rotherham Masborough closed on the 3rd October 1988, replaced by Rotherham Central, although the line is still in use. Andrew J Crowther.

DMU

Date: 25th November 1986

On railtour duty are 2+2 Derby built class 114 dmu's comprising of cars E53047 + E54018 / E54044 + E53013, pause for a photo stop at Rotherham Masborough's platform 4, 25th November 1986. I have no real recollection of this tour, where it started or finished, who ran it, i've no paperwork for it, Six Bells Junction has drawn a blank, all i know it also visited Wakefield and went through Tinsley Yard, i've a few naff photo's to tell me that, so has anybody out there got any idea's? Rotherham Masborough closed on the 3rd October 1988, replaced by Rotherham Central, although the line is still in use. Andrew J Crowther.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 4th April 1987

Class 114 E54018 + 53047 and class 101 54379+53293 with the 08.49 Lincoln to Cambridge seen between Chettisham and Ely West Junction, 04.04.87. Surface Stock.

DMU

Date: 6th July 1987

Class 114 DMU E54018 + E53047 at York, July 6, 1987. Surface Stock.

                                                                                                                                                                             

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