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Vehicle 56131 / 54131


Class 105

BR Diagram 526

Builder: Cravens
Type: Low Density
Length: 57ft
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: LMS
Lot Number: 30283
Diagram: 526

Allocations

18/03/57 New to 53C (Hull Springhead)
30/11/58 Transferred to 53B (Hull Botanic Gardens) - (53C closed)
Jan-60Depot code change50C (Hull Botanic Gardens)
3w/e 27/11/65 Transferred to 31A (Cambridge)
3w/e 30/04/66 Transferred to 34G (Finsbury Park)
May-73Depot code changeFP (Finsbury Park)
w/e 02/10/77 Transferred to NR (Norwich)
Dec-83Depot changeNC (Norwich Crown Point)
01/06/86 Transferred to CA (Cambridge)
22/06/86 Withdrawn from CA (Cambridge)

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

56131 - original number
54131 - from Feb-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


50376 56131 As delivered to 53C - 18th March 1957
50376 56131 Transfer to 31A - 3w/e 27/11/65
50376 56131 Transfer to 34G - 3w/e 30/04/66
51269 56131 Transfer to NR - w/e 02/10/77
79 50597 56131 Noted 13/12/80
40 51293 54131 Noted 25/05/84
40 51293 54131 Listed at Norwich - December 1985
Spare 54131 Listed at Cambridge - Summer 1986

Images:

DMU

Date: July 1988

Class 105 DTCL E54131 at Snailwell in July 1988. Surface Stock.

DMU

Date: August 1988

E54131 at Snailwell in August 1988. Surface Stock.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 13th December 1980

The 12.38 Doncaster - Cambridge dmu passes Whitemoor Jn on December 13th 1980. Class 114 Derby 'heavyweight' set E56013 + E50039 is leading a hybrid Norwich set no. 79 consisting of Class 104 BRCW motor car E50597 and Cravens built Class 105 trailer E56131. Many of the Lincoln allocated class 114s had been repainted and refurbished by this time, but this set is still in BR standard blue. Gerard Fletcher.

DMU

Date: 25th May 1984

Set number: 40

Set 40 (E51293 + E54131) with the 08.55 Ipswich to Peterborough service at Stuntney on May 25th, 1984. Surface Stock.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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