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Vehicle 51296 / 977124


Class 105

BR Diagram 532

Builder: Cravens
Type: Low Density
Length: 57ft
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: LMS
Engines: AEC 150hp / Leyland 150hp
Transmission: Mechanical
Lot Number: 30469
Diagram: 532

Allocations

31/12/58 New to 31A (Cambridge)
3w/e 04/07/59 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)
Mar-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)
4w/e 29/04/72 Transferred to 34G (Finsbury Park)
Jul-72 Transferred to 32A (Norwich)
May-73Depot code changeNO (Norwich)
Sep-73Depot code changeNR (Norwich)
w/e 12/02/78 Transferred to LN (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May-90 Withdrawn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:

51296 - original number
977124 - from 4w/e 28/11/82 (departmental stock)

Department Use as TDB977124

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

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
61 51296 56141 Listed at NR - 19/07/75
51296 56431 Transfer to LN - w/e 12/02/78

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: August 1990

TDB977124 (ex-51296) at Snailwell on August 1990. Surface Stock.

DMU

Date: August 1990

TDB977124 (E51296) at Snailwell in August 1990. Surface Stock.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following 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: 14th September 1988

Class 114 55931, converted to a Parcels unit (with converted 54016 behind) and Cravens Ex-Class 105 TDB977124 which is in Departmental use as a route-learning vehicle await their respective next turns in the bay platforms at York on 14th September 1988. Syd Young.

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.

DMU

Date: 7th August 1989

"Wish me luck as you wave me goodbye" - semtiment over the withdrawal of Class 105 parcels vehicle 53367? Seen at Cambridge on 7/8/89, classmate 977124 is in the adjacent siding. Mike Cooper.

DMU

Date: 7th August 1989

977123 at Cambridge on 7/8/89. Behind are 977125 and 977124. Mike Cooper.

                                                                                                                                                                             

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