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Vehicle 50366 / 53366


Class 105

BR Diagram 525

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: 30280
Diagram: 525

Allocations

12/01/57 New to 53C (Hull Springhead)
30/11/58 Transferred to 53B (Hull Botanic Gardens) - (53C closed)
Jan-60Depot code change50C (Hull Botanic Gardens)
4w/e 09/10/65 On loan to 31A (Cambridge)
w/e 16/10/65 Transferred to 31A (Cambridge)
4w/e 30/05/70 Transferred to 32A (Norwich)
May-71 Transferred to 50C (Hull Botanic Gardens)
Feb-72 On loan to 1E (Bletchley) - 'to ease the electrical load during the power crisis'
Feb-72 Ex-loan back to 50C (Hull Botanic Gardens)
Apr-73 Transferred to 32A (Norwich)
May-73Depot code changeNO (Norwich)
Sep-73Depot code changeNR (Norwich)
w/e 23/04/78 Transferred to SF (Stratford)
24/03/85 Transferred to NR (Norwich)
12/10/86 Withdrawn from NC (Norwich Crown Point)

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50366 - original number
53366 - from May-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


50366 56121 As delivered to 53C - 12th January 1957
50366 56121 Transfer to 31A - 4w/e 09/10/65 - On loan from NER
50366 56128 Transfer to 1E - Feb-72 - on loan from 50C
42 50366 Listed at NR - 19/07/75 - plus unknown trailer
53366 54143 Transfer to NR - 24/03/85
34 53366 54421 Listed at Norwich - December 1985
34 53366 54421 Listed at Norwich - Summer 1986
34 53366 54421 Noted 11/07/86
34 53366 54421 Noted 13/08/86

Images:

DMU

Date: 13th March 1986

Set number: 34

Arriving at Leicester is a terminating service from Market Harborough on the 13th March 1986 with 53366 at the front. Dennis Taylor.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 15th March 1986

Set number: 34

At Norwich on 15/3/86 is Sheringham bound Set 30 on the left (E54125 closest) alongside Set 34, a relatively recent arrival at Norwich depot, but destined to be one of the final seven sets based there. Formed of E54421 & E53366, the set number is shown in the old destination indicator on the trailer which is possibly unique. Photo by Philip Mott. Gerard Fletcher.

DMU

Date: 11th July 1986

Set number: 34

Cravens unit E54421 and E53366 (Norwich set 34) on a Peterborough to Cambridge working passing Kiln Lane, Ely. 11.07.86. Surface Stock.

DMU

Date: 13th August 1986

Set number: 34

Norwich allocated Cravens class 105 dmu made up of cars E54421 + E53366 is seen running along the River Yare, nearing Hadisco with a Norwich-Lowestoft service, 13th August 1986. Andrew J Crowther.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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