Type: Low Density
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: LMS
Engines: AEC 150hp / Leyland 150hp
Lot Number: 30282
|26/04/57||New to||53C (Hull Springhead)|
|30/11/58||Transferred to||53B (Hull Botanic Gardens)||- (53C closed)|
|w/e 12/10/74||Transferred to||LN (Lincoln)|
|w/e 25/01/75||Transferred to||BG (Hull Botanic Gardens)|
|03/10/82||Transferred to||NR (Norwich)|
|Dec-83||Depot change||NC (Norwich Crown Point)|
|01/06/86||Transferred to||CA (Cambridge)|
|22/06/86||Transferred to||AY (Ayr)||- parcels conversion cancelled|
|Sep-86||Withdrawn from||AY (Ayr)|
Jun-86 - Listed as transferred to Parcels Section, later cancelled.
50380 - original number
53380 - from Sep-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)
|50380||56135||As delivered to 53C - 26th April 1957|
|70||53380||54467||Listed at Norwich - December 1985|
|53380||54467||Transfer to AY - 22/06/86|
|551||53380||59789||53688||Formed at AY 2w/e 07/07/86|
|453||51174||59789||53380||Listed at Ayr - August 1986|
|530||53380||59681||53652||Noted 6th September 1986|
The sloped desk and fancy handbrake wheel show this vehicle is a Cravens. Taken from 53380 between Marks Tey and Colchester on 4/7/83. Shayne Lewis.
53380 seen at Sudbury station, 4/7/83. Shayne Lewis.
On April 7th, 1984 Cravens set 70 is seen in Shelford station with a Cambridge to Bishops Stortford service. Michael Mensing.
A Class 105 headed by 53380 is seen passing Saltley on it's way back to Norwich on 15.09.1984. Andy Cole.
Hybrid set 551 contains a Class 105 DMBS and two Class 120 vehicles when seen at Johnstone in 1986. Andrew McConnell.
Cravens DMBS E53380 leads mixed class 105/120 Set 551 during reversal at Girvan (had the train arrived from Stranraer the signalman would have been collecting the token at this point). Andrew McConnell.
This Class 105 DMBS is part of Scottish Region set 551 when seen at Kilmarnock on 30/08/86. The set also contained Class 120 TSB 59681 and Class 120 DMS 53652. Panoramic composite of previously submitted image. Andrew McConnell.
This Class 105 DMBS is part of Scottish Region set 551 when seen at Kilmarnock in 1986. It also contained a Class 120 TSB and Class 120 DMS. Andrew McConnell.
54132 (with 53380) approaches Marks Tey at 11:14 with a service from Colchester to Sudbury. 4/7/83. Shayne Lewis.
Norwich allocated Cravens class 105 dmu set 70, made up of cars E54467 & E53380, which have just reached their destination of Spalding, on the occasion of the annual Flower Parade Day. 4th May 1985. Andrew J Crowther.
A Class 120 set at Prestwick in 1986. Closest is 53652, probably with 59681 and 105 DMBS 53380. Andrew McConnell.
A Class 120 hybrid set sits in Girvan station on the 9th August 1986. Closest is 53652, probably with 59681 and 105 DMBS 53380 (labeled set 551). Andrew McConnell.
Class 120 TSB 59681 is seen as part of Set 551 at Kilmarnock on August 30, 1986. On the left is Class 120 DMS M53652 and on the right Class 105 DMBS 53380. Andrew McConnell.