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Vehicle 56443 / 54443


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)
Mar-65 Transferred to 31A (Cambridge)
w/e 07/01/67 Transferred to 40A (Lincoln)
Apr-73 Transferred to 32A (Norwich)
May-73Depot code changeNO (Norwich)
Sep-73Depot code changeNR (Norwich)
Dec-83Depot changeNC (Norwich Crown Point)
05/01/86 Withdrawn from NC (Norwich Crown Point)
Jan-86 Reinstated NC (Norwich Crown Point)
Jun-86 Transferred to CA (Cambridge)
Jun-86 Transferred to NC (Norwich Crown Point)
Jun-86 Withdrawn

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

56443 - original number
54443 - from 1985 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


51285 56443 As delivered to 31A - 29th October 1958
51285 56443 Transfer to 31A - Mar-65
51285 56443 Transfer to 40A - w/e 07/01/67
60 51285 56443 Noted 30/07/73
42 51272 54443 Listed at Norwich - December 1985
42 51272 54443 Listed at Norwich - Summer 1986
51272 54443 Transfer to CA - Jun-86 - from CA
51272 54443 Transfer to NC - Jun-86 - from CA

Images:

DMU

Date: 30th July 1973

Set number: 60

Cravens set 60 - E56443 and E51285 - at Harwich on 30 Jul 1973. David Mant.

DMU

Date: 15th April 1982

Set number: 64

On 15th April 1982 Norwich based Cravens twin set no. 64 led by E51257 with a trailer which I believe to be E56443 (in the foreground) is seen at Ely, more than likely en route from Peterborough to Cambridge. 31411 was on the Ipswich - Paisley speedlink. Copyright: Chris Burton. Gerard Fletcher.

DMU

Date: 21st July 1984

A Class 105 passes Saltley with a Birmingham New Street to Norwich working on July 21, 1984. DTC 54443 leads. Andy Cole.

DMU

Date: 22nd February 1986

Set number: 42

Class 105 DTC 54443 (set 42, presumably with 51272) is seen stabled in Tyseley on February 22, 1986. Andy Cole.

DMU

Date: 4th February 1989

E54443 at Snailwell on February 4, 1989. Surface Stock.

DMU

Date: 4th February 1989

E54443 at Snailwell on February 4, 1989. Surface Stock.

DMU

Date: 4th February 1989

Set number: 42

E54443. Space was restricted so a wide angle lens was used. Seen at Snailwell, 4/2/89. Surface Stock.

DMU

Date: 4th February 1989

E54443 in Snailwell on the 4th February 1989. Surface Stock.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 18th August 1983

Set number: 42

Before the introduction of the RETB signalling on the East Suffolk line, a pair of Cravens Class 105 units leave a smokescreen over Lowestoft as they depart on the 12.55 to Ipswich on Thursday August 18th 1983. Set 42 has E51272 & E56443 leading with set 46 E56434 + E51273 trailing. Both units were reallocated to Norwich from Finsbury Park in February 1978. Gerard Fletcher.

DMU

Date: 4th February 1989

E54458 and E54443 at Snailwell on February 4, 1989. Surface Stock.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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