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Vehicle 56004 / 54004

Class 114

BR Diagram 641

Builder: BR Derby Works
Type: Low Density
Length: 64ft
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: LMS
Lot Number: 30210
Diagram: 641


07/11/56 New to 40A (Lincoln)
May-73Depot code changeLN (Lincoln)
16/08/87 Stored U. LN (Lincoln)
29/06/88 Withdrawn from LN (Lincoln)


1957 - Stored near Sleaford South Junction while power car used as extra power in other unit

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

56004 - original number
54004 - from 1983 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:

50004 56004 As delivered to 40A - 7th November 1956
53045 54004 Noted 18/05/84
53045 54004 Noted 05/08/85
53045 54004 Noted 24/02/87



Date: 31st May 1981

56004 is at the head of a set on shuttle duties at Coalville depot open day on a rainy 31st May 1981. Chris Lings.


Date: 1984

STPTYE liveried 54004 / 53045 roll into Barnetby in 1984. Eastwestdivide.


Date: 1984

54004 / 53045 at Rotherham in 1984. Eastwestdivide.


Date: 18th May 1984

SYPTE liveried E54004 in Leeds City station, 18/5/84. Hamish Stevenson.


Date: 1986

South Yorkshire Transport PTE liveried 54004 and 53045 at Retford Low Level in 1986. John Law.


Date: 5th June 1987

A 2x2 car Derby Heavyweight class 114 dmu waits at the Shirebrook Junc signals on the freight only line, with one of the Worksop-Shirebrook-Worksop Open Day shuttles on the 5th June 1987. This line that the train is on reopened to passengers as a through route again between Nottingham and Worksop in 1998 and is branded as the Robin Hood Line. The front unit is the sole South Yorkshire Transport PTE liveried unit 54004 & 53045, which was liveried up to celebrate the tenth anniversary of the SYPTE IN 1984. Andrew J Crowther.


Date: 6th June 1987

Class 114 54004 is seen at Shirebrook open day on 06.06.1987. This was the only 2 car Class 114 painted in South Yorkshire PTE Brown and Cream livery. Andy Cole.

The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:


Date: 8th April 1984

50045 leading 56004 in their unique South Yorkshire PTE brown/cream livery, waiting time for the next departure to Cleethorpes on 8/Apr/1984. Robert Chilton.


Date: 3rd June 1984

DMBS E53045 leads DTS(L) E54004 at Rotherham on 03/06/1984, they are painted in South Yorkshire PTE brown and cream livery, working a Doncaster-Sheffield service. Graeme Phillips Collection.


Date: 21st August 1984

SYPTE liveried 53045 and 54004 enter Leeds on 21st August 1984. Jerry Glover.


Date: 5th August 1985

5th August 1985, and South Yorkshire PTE liveried 53045 and 54004 are seen at Sheffield Midland. Michael Kaye 55A.


Date: 1986

53045 and 54004 in Lincoln Central in 1986. Peter (LEYTR).


Date: 24th February 1987

South Yorkshire Transport's Class 114, 53045 + 54004, is heading home from Leeds on February 24, 1987. Mike Dean.



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