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Vehicle 50369 / 53369


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

01/02/57 New to 53C (Hull Springhead)
30/11/58 Transferred to 53B (Hull Botanic Gardens) - (53C closed)
Oct-71 Transferred to 32A (Norwich)
Nov-72 Transferred to 30A (Stratford)
19/05/85 Transferred to NC (Norwich Crown Point)
19/01/86 Transferred to LN (Lincoln)
16/02/86 Transferred to NC (Norwich Crown Point)
01/06/86 Transferred to LN (Lincoln)
08/06/86 Stored S. LN (Lincoln)
22/06/86 Reinstated NC (Norwich Crown Point)
02/11/86 To Parcels Sector at CA (Cambridge)
27/09/88 Withdrawn from CA (Cambridge)

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50369 - original number
53369 - from Apr-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


50369 56124 As delivered to 53C - 1st February 1957
50369 56143 Transfer to 30A - Nov-72
50369 56421 Noted 30th August 1979
53369 54416 Noted 06/07/83
45 53369 54417 Listed at Norwich - December 1985
53369 54420 Transfer to LN - 19/01/86
53369 54420 Transfer to NC - 16/02/86
46 53369 54463 Transfer to NC - 22/06/86 - from LN Ss
53367 53369 Formed at CA circa Dec-86 - parcels set

Modifications

Nov-86 - Converted for parcels use

Images:

DMU

Date: 9th March 1986

Set number: 46

An image taken on disc film - E53369 + E54133 set 46 at Ely with the 14.10 Ely to Norwich, March 8, 1986. Surface Stock.

DMU

Date: 15th May 1987

Parcels vehicles 53369 and 53367 at Leeds, 15/5/87. Malcolm Clements.

DMU

Date: 20th June 1987

Cravens Express Parcel set 53369 and 53367 at Leeds City on the 20th June 1987. Hamish Stevenson.

DMU

Date: 24th October 1987

Cravens parcels vehicles E53369 + E53367 seen in platform 6 at Cambridge on 24.10.87. Surface Stock.

DMU

Date: 16th January 1988

Class 105 parcels vehicle 53369 is seen in Leeds station on January 16, 1988. Stuart Mackay Collection.

DMU

Date: 14th March 1988

Class 105 and 101 parcels vehicles at Leeds on 14/3/88, with 53369 facing 53230. Malcolm Clements.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 6th July 1983

54416 with 53369 on the rear waits at North Woolwich on 6/7/83 with a service to Stratford. Shayne Lewis.

DMU

Date: 30th July 1986

Set number: 46

Set 46 E54463 + E53369 passing Kiln Lane near Ely on a Peterborough to Cambridge working. Seen at 12.35pm I only noticed this pair 3 times in late July early August as 54463 was shortly withdrawn. Surface Stock.

DMU

Date: 9th May 1987

Parcels set 53367 / 53369 rolls into Leeds station on the 9th May 1987. Merlin.

DMU

Date: 15th May 1987

A Class 105 twin-DMBS Express Parcels set at Leeds, 15/5/87, comprised of E53367 & E53369. 53367 has "EXPRESS PARCELS" on the destination blind, and "Max Tail 40T" stenciled on just above the no.1 side buffer. Malcolm Clements.

DMU

Date: 14th March 1988

Parcels Met-Camm set 53230 / 53218 at Leeds on 14/3/88, the Cravens is 53369. Malcolm Clements.

DMU

Date: 14th March 1988

Parcels car 53230 at Leeds on 14/3/88. It's facing 53369. Malcolm Clements.

DMU

Date: 14th March 1988

A Class 105 and 101 parcels train at Leeds on 14/3/1988, formed of 53361, 53369, 53230 and 53218. Malcolm Clements.

DMU

Date: 17th December 1988

977453 (51260) + 977454 (54440). Note 'ROWNTREE HALT' in the destination blind. To the left can be seen E53369. At Snailwell, 17.12.88. Surface Stock.

DMU

Date: 8th August 1989

Condemmed vehicles at Cambridge on 8/9/89. From left to right; the three 101 vehicles unknown, 53369 + 53367; the Cravens facing is 977123, and Class 101 975637. Mike Cooper.

                                                                                                                                                                             

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