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Vehicle 50768


Class 105

BR Diagram 528

Builder: Cravens
Type: Low Density
Length: 57ft
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: LMS
Engines: AEC 150hp / Leyland 150hp
Transmission: Mechanical
Lot Number: 30352
Diagram: 528

Allocations

Feb-58 New to 9A (Longsight)
Apr-58 Transferred to 18A (Toton)
4w/e 29/12/62 Transferred to 17A (Derby Etches Park)
Sep-63Depot code change16C (Derby Etches Park)
4w/e 31/05/69 Transferred to 10E (Accrington)
Oct-72 Transferred to 9D (Newton Heath)
May-73Depot code changeNH (Newton Heath)
Apr-82 Withdrawn from NH (Newton Heath)

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


50768 59323 50801 As delivered to 9A - February 1958
50768 59323 50801 Noted May 1958

Modifications

circa early 1975 - AWS fitted

Images:

DMU

Date: 2nd August 1979

50768 has Barrow on its blind, Lancaster Castle, 2/8/79. It had just worked in on the late afternoon from Windemere. Note the handrail in the inside of the cab door, used for climbing up from track level. Robert Frise.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: June 1966

In late June 1966 a three-car Cravens set arrives into Shustoke station. The DMBS leading is either M50760 or M50768. Michael Mensing.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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