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Vehicle 56454 / 54454


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

31/12/58 New to 31A (Cambridge)
3w/e 04/06/59 Transferred to 34B (Hornsey)
Apr-60 Transferred to 34G (Finsbury Park)
4w/e 29/06/63 Transferred to 40A (Lincoln)
Sep-64 Transferred to 31A (Cambridge)
May-65 Transferred to 34G (Finsbury Park)
4w/e 02/10/65 Transferred to 31A (Cambridge)
Nov-69 Transferred to 34G (Finsbury Park)
4w/e 30/05/70 Transferred to 32A (Norwich)
2w/e 10/10/70 Transferred to 34G (Finsbury Park)
Jan-72 Transferred to 32A (Norwich)
May-73Depot code changeNO (Norwich)
Sep-73Depot code changeNR (Norwich)
w/e 16/11/74 Transferred to FP (Finsbury Park)
w/e 12/02/78 Transferred to BG (Hull Botanic Gardens)
2w/e 11/06/78 Transferred to LN (Lincoln)
28/09/86 Withdrawn from LN (Lincoln)

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

56454 - original number
54454 - from Jun-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


51296 56454 As delivered to 31A - 31st December 1958
51296 56454 Transfer to 40A - 4w/e 29/06/63
51296 56454 Transfer to 31A - Sep-64
51296 56454 Transfer to 31A - 4w/e 02/10/65
51296 56454 Transfer to 34G - Nov-69
51296 56454 Transfer to 34G - 2w/e 10/10/70
51279 56454 Transfer to FP - w/e 16/11/74
51259 56454 Noted 13/11/76
51278 54454 Noted 30/12/85

Images:

DMU

Date: 3rd December 1980

The low winter sun highlights the puddles at March as the 10.26 Doncaster - Cambridge service pulls in off the joint line from Spalding. Cravens Class 105 E56454 + E51284 was one of nine sets of its type allocated to Lincoln depot often used on these long distance stopping trains. Scan of a print taken with a pocket camera. 3rd December 1980. Gerard Fletcher.

DMU

Date: 2nd May 1985

54454 at Sheffield on the 2nd May 1985. Malcolm Clements.

DMU

Date: July 1988

E54454 at Snailwell in July 1988. Surface Stock.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 30th December 1985

A Cravens set formed of 51278 and 54454 and a Met-Camm set are seen in Nottingham Midland station on the 30th December 1985. Chris Lings.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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