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Vehicle 56445 / 977126


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

05/11/58 New to 31A (Cambridge)
Sep-64 Transferred to 40A (Lincoln)
May-73Depot code changeLN (Lincoln)
14/11/82 To departmental stock LN (Lincoln)
04/10/87 Transferred to CA (Cambridge)
May-90 Withdrawn

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

56445 - original number
977126 - from p/e 28/11/82 (departmental stock)

Department Use as TDB977126

Driver Training / Route Learner From 11/82 to 5/90.

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


51287 56445 As delivered to 31A - 5th November 1958
51287 56445 Noted 9th August 1959

Images:

DMU

Date: 28th November 1985

TDB977126 at Doncaster with TDB977124, 28/11/85. Robert Chilton.

DMU

Date: 10th May 1986

977126 leads 977124 (51296) under Holgate Bridge, York on 10/5/86. Paul Moxon.

DMU

Date: 10th July 1986

South Kirkby, taken in the long gone 'Pit Yard'. The power car is noted as 977124, so presumably working with 977126 (closest). The photographer was a 'Road learning Instructor' based at Leeds, and the unit was taken into the 'pit yards' so Knottingley men could have a refresh on the railway, because like miners they had done no work for over a year. The working was 0G33 on 10th July 1986. Michael Kaye 55A.

DMU

Date: 11th July 1986

977126 / 977124 at a route learning trip to Drax on 0G33, 11/7/86. Michael Kaye 55A.

DMU

Date: 7th August 1986

Class 105 Route Learning Saloon 977126 at Cambridge on the 7th August 1989. To the left is 53233 and on the right 977124. Mike Cooper.

DMU

Date: 5th September 1986

Class 105 977126 is seen passing Saltley on route learning duty 05.09.1986. It was converted from 56445 and is presumably paired with 977124. Andy Cole.

DMU

Date: 16th September 1986

Class 105 977126 is seen at Lawley Street on route learning duties on 16.09.1986. It is presumably paired with 977124. Andy Cole.

DMU

Date: unknown

Cravens route learning vehicles (including 977126) stabled at Cambridge, date unknown. Malcolm Clements.

DMU

Date: unknown

The bodyside lettering on 977126, seen at Cambridge in the late 1980s. Malcolm Clements.

DMU

Date: 1988

TDB977126 at the front of a row of DMUs at Cambridge sometime in 1988. Surface Stock.

DMU

Date: 10th June 1989

A Cravens route learner with Met-Camm parcels unit and a GUV! TDB977126 + TDB977124 with E51441 + E51430 on 3E26, the 17:57 Manchester Piccadilly to Leeds at New Mills South Junction, 10-6-89. Kevin Dowd.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 28th November 1985

Route learner TDB977124 (ex-51296) with a layer of frost on its roof at Doncaster on 28/11/85. Just behind the cab door can be seen the rubber panel from it's token exchange days. It's partner was TDB977126 (ex-56445). Robert Chilton.

DMU

Date: 7th August 1989

The 'Stourton Saloon' 975637 + 975664 at Cambridge on the 7th August 1989. On the left is Cravens 977126 facing Met-Camm 53233. Mike Cooper.

DMU

Date: 7th August 1989

Class 101 parcels set 53233 and 53255 at Cambridge on 7/8/89. The Cravens vehicle is 977126. Mike Cooper.

                                                                                                                                                                             

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