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Vehicle 56442 / 54442


Class 105

BR Diagram 533

Builder: Cravens
Type: Low Density
Length: 57ft
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: LMS
Lot Number: 30470
Diagram: 533

Allocations

29/10/58 New to 31A (Cambridge)
Sep-64 Transferred to 40A (Lincoln)
30/04/72 Transferred to 32A (Norwich)
May-73Depot code changeNO (Norwich)
Sep-73Depot code changeNR (Norwich)
w/e 20/02/77 Transferred to LN (Lincoln)
12/10/86 Withdrawn from LN (Lincoln)

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

56442 - original number
54442 - from Jun-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


51284 56442 As delivered to 31A - 29th October 1958
51284 56442 Transfer to 32A - 30/04/72
51284 56442 Transfer to LN - w/e 20/02/77
51281 56442 Noted 10/09/80
51284 54442 Noted 29/11/85
51284 54442 Noted 21/06/86
51284 54442 Noted 19th August 1986

Images:

DMU

Date: 10th September 1980

E56442 / 51281 at Barnsley, 10-9-80. Malcolm Clements.

DMU

Date: 21st June 1986

A pair of Craven twin units in Surrey. E54442 tails E51284, E54122 & E53359 through Epsom with the 'Vectis Velocipede' tour to Portsmouth Harbour (& Isle of Wight) from Stevenage, viewed heading away from the station towards Ashtead continuing via Effingham Jct and Guildford, Saturday 21st June 1986. Iain Reid.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 10th September 1980

E51281 / 56442 at Barnsley, 10-9-80. Malcolm Clements.

DMU

Date: 29th November 1985

Lincoln allocated Cravens class 105 dmu made up of cars E51284 + E54442, enter Buxworth cutting, with Sheffield on it's blind, is returning from New Mills Central with a Hope Valley stopping service on 29th November 1985. Not a particularly good photograph by any means, but one of the few i have of this class being Eastern region allocated, they worked the local services through the Hope Valley and terminated at New Mills Central. Andrew J Crowther.

DMU

Date: 21st June 1986

A pair of Craven twin units in Surrey. E53359 leads E54122, E51284 & E54442 through Epsom station with the 'Vectis Velocipede' tour to Portsmouth Harbour (& Isle of Wight) from Stevenage, Saturday 21st June 1986 Iain Reid.

DMU

Date: 21st June 1986

Craven units on the Mid-Sussex line. E54122 leads E53359, E54442 & E51284 through Warnham station (between Horsham and Dorking) with the 'Vectis Velocipede' tour returning from Portsmouth Harbour to Stevenage, Saturday 21st June 1986 Iain Reid.

DMU

Date: 21st June 1986

Craven units on the Mid-Sussex line. E51284 tails E54442, E53359 & E54122 through Warnham (between Horsham and Dorking) with the 'Vectis Velocipede' tour returning from Portsmouth Harbour to Stevenage, Saturday 21st June 1986 Iain Reid.

DMU

Date: 1st August 1986

Rear DMU set was E51284 and E54442 on a Cambridge to Lincoln working seen near Ely Dock. 01.08.86. Surface Stock.

DMU

Date: 1st August 1986

Lincoln set E51284 and E54442 on a Peterborough to Cambridge service at Queen Adelaide (Ely). This set had been knocked off an earlier Cambridge to Lincoln working. 01.08.86 Surface Stock.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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