Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: LMS
Lot Number: 30445
|2w/e 31/01/58||New to||64A (St Margarets)|
|Aug-59||Transferred to||66C (Hamilton)|
|4w/e 12/03/60||Transferred to||64H (Leith Central)|
|Jul-60||On loan to||66C (Hamilton)|
|2w/e 28/01/61||Transferred to||64H (Leith Central)|
|3w/e 30/04/66||Transferred to||66C (Hamilton)|
|4w/e 30/06/67||Transferred to||64H (Leith Central)|
|19/05/68||Transferred to||31A (Cambridge)|
|4w/e 30/05/70||Transferred to||32A (Norwich)|
|May-73||Depot code change||NO (Norwich)|
|Sep-73||Depot code change||NR (Norwich)|
|11/10/73||Withdrawn from||NR (Norwich)|
|p/e 29/12/73||Reinstated||NR (Norwich)||- (store)|
56315 - original number
FA99900 - from Mar-75 (to private ownership)
Private Owner - Fisons Weedkiller train From 3/75 to 1988.
|51123||56315||As delivered to 64A - January 1958|
|51123||56315||Transfer to 66C - 4w/e 07/05/66|
A GRC&W twin awaits departure from Platform 7 of Stirling station on its next trip to Larbert. DTC Sc56315 is closest, it was allocated to Leith Central at the time, and later became part of the Fisons weedkiller train. corriebob.
Views of the experimental liveries applied to E56315 (white-orange) and E56317 (blue) at Wolverton on 7th April 1974. Keith Gunner.
Experimental liveries applied to E56315 (yellow) and E56317 (red), seen at Wolverton on 7th April 1974. Neither vehicle seems to have returned to passenger traffic, 56315 became part of the Fisons weedkiller train in July '74 and 56317 was in preservation by 1975 at the Gwilli Railway. Keith Gunner.
56315 during conversion at St Rollox to 99900. The car was still in it's experimental livery. A replacement front window has been fitted in the front saloon. March 1975. Ken Barnes.
56315 at St Rollox for it's conversion to 99900. The car was still in it's experimental livery, but this shows that a blue stripe was also tried as well as the earlier orange stripe, this one having the BR Logo below rather than on the stripe. March 1975. Ken Barnes.
99900 on the Keighley & Worth Valley line in June 1979. It was converted to blue star for remote control of the loco at the other end. Ken Barnes.
99900 on the Fisons weedkilling train coming into Exeter from the Crediton direction at Cowley B Jct, with a Class 25 at the other end. 14th June 1979. Neil Cannon.
FA99900 at Southport on 19/8/80. Robert Frise.
The Fisons weedkiller train at Southport on 19/8/80. Robert Frise.
No longer having the two digit headcode box, 99900 is on the rear of the Fisons weedkilling train passing Clay Cross, 28/6/85. Paul Moxon.
FA99900 - the former 56315 - on the rear of the Fisons weedkilling train seen at Machynlleth on the 12th September 1985. Hamish Stevenson.
FA99900 is now in green when seen passing through Leeds on 8/5/87. Malcolm Clements.
56315 is seen as FA99900, part of the Fison's weedkilling train, at Huddersfield on the 9th May 1987. Malcolm Clements.