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Vehicle 56468 / 54468


Class 105

BR Diagram 549

Builder: Cravens
Type: Low Density
Length: 57ft
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: LMS
Lot Number: 30504
Diagram: 549

Allocations

16/03/59 New to 61A (Kittybrewster)
2w/e 12/03/66 Transferred to 64H (Leith Central)
3w/e 30/04/66 Transferred to 66C (Hamilton)
May-73Depot code changeHN (Hamilton)
4w/e 29/06/74 Stored S.
17/05/75 Reinstated BG (Hull Botanic Gardens)
w/e 29/11/75 Transferred to NR (Norwich)
Dec-83Depot changeNC (Norwich Crown Point)
12/10/86 Withdrawn from NC (Norwich Crown Point)

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

56468 - original number
54468 - from May-85 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


51479 56468 As delivered to 61A - 16th March 1959
51479 56468 Transfer to 64H - 2w/e 12/03/66
51479 56468 Transfer to 66C - Apr-66
40 51479 56468 Listed at 66C - 1972
44 51289 56468 Noted 19/05/79
31 53375 54468 Noted 08/01/85
31 53375 54468 Listed at Norwich - December 1985
31 53361 54468 Listed at Norwich - Summer 1986
31 53361 54468 Noted 02/08/86

Images:

DMU

Date: unknown

Set number: 31

Class 105 DMU E54468 at Ipswich. Date unknown. Stuart Pearce.

DMU

Date: 8th January 1985

Set number: 31

E54468 and E53375 Norwich set 31 in the carriage sidings at Ely on 08.01.85. Surface Stock.

DMU

Date: May 1985

E54468 + E53375 near Ely North Junction on a Norwich to Ely working in May 1985. Surface Stock.

DMU

Date: 2nd August 1986

Set number: 31

E54468 + E53361 with the 15.10 Peterborough to Cambridge at Ely on August 2nd, 1986. Surface Stock.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 19th May 1979

Set number: 33

On May 19th 1979, WAMRAC (the Wisbech & March Railway Action Committee) organised a special train from the goods terminus at Wisbech and this is seen there on arrival back from Cambridge. E50377 is shown leading trailer E56434 formed as Set 33. The other unit at the rear was Set 44, E51289 + E56468. Gerard Fletcher.

DMU

Date: 16th August 1985

Set number: 31

Norwich allocated Cravens class 105 dmu made up of cars E53375 & E54468 pulls into the then newly opened Roughton Road station, with a Sheringham-Norwich service. 16th August 1985. Andrew J Crowther.

                                                                                                                                                                             

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