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Vehicle 50380 / 53380


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: 30282
Diagram: 525

Allocations

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-83Depot changeNC (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Sep-86 Withdrawn from AY (Ayr)

Notes

Jun-86 - Listed as transferred to Parcels Section, later cancelled.

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50380 - original number
53380 - from Sep-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


50380 56135 As delivered to 53C - 26th April 1957
70 53380 54467 Noted 04/05/85
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

Images:

DMU

Date: 4th July 1983

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.

DMU

Date: 4th July 1983

Set number: 70

53380 seen at Sudbury station, 4/7/83. Shayne Lewis.

DMU

Date: 7th April 1984

Set number: 70

On April 7th, 1984 Cravens set 70 is seen in Shelford station with a Cambridge to Bishops Stortford service. Michael Mensing.

DMU

Date: 15th September 1984

A Class 105 headed by 53380 is seen passing Saltley on it's way back to Norwich on 15.09.1984. Andy Cole.

DMU

Date: 1986

Set number: 551

Hybrid set 551 contains a Class 105 DMBS and two Class 120 vehicles when seen at Johnstone in 1986. Andrew McConnell.

DMU

Date: August 1986

Set number: 551

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.

DMU

Date: 30th August 1986

Set number: 551

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.

DMU

Date: 30th August 1986

Set number: 551

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.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 4th July 1983

Set number: 70

54132 (with 53380) approaches Marks Tey at 11:14 with a service from Colchester to Sudbury. 4/7/83. Shayne Lewis.

DMU

Date: 4th May 1985

Set number: 70

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.

DMU

Date: 1986

A Class 120 set at Prestwick in 1986. Closest is 53652, probably with 59681 and 105 DMBS 53380. Andrew McConnell.

DMU

Date: 9th August 1986

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.

DMU

Date: 30th August 1986

Set number: 551

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.

                                                                                                                                                                             

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