Class 114 54901 is seen at Leeds on 10.08.1988 after conversion to a Parcels car from 54016. It had been fitted with roller doors and had been painted into BR blue and grey. It was soon repainted into Royal Mail red. Andy Cole.
Royal Mail Class 114 vehicles 54901 and 55931 stabled at Cambridge. Circa late 1980s. Stuart Mackay Collection.
Class 114 parcels conversion 54901 in Leeds station, it appears recently painted into red, making it 1989. The conversion was done at Ilford the previous year, it initially ran with roller shutters in regular blue / grey livery (no yellow stripe) until repainted at Doncaster in early 1989. Malcolm Clements.
54901 Class 114 is seen in Royal Mail Parcels livery at Leeds on 25.03.1989. It had been converted from 54016 and was originally released in blue and grey livery. Andy Cole.
Class 114 54902 is seen at Tyseley on 02.04.1988 not long after conversion to a Parcels unit from 54036. It had been fitted with roller doors, and painted into Royal Mail red livery. Andy Cole.
54902 at the end of a rake of Class 114 parcels cars at Leeds on 23/03/89. Wilson Adams.
54902 and 55932 at Paddington. Date unknown, but I'm guessing this was late 1990. Stuart Mackay Collection.
A Royal Mail liveried Class 114 parcels set (54903 and presumably 55928) at Reading on the 1st September 1989. Hamish Stevenson.
54903 - the former 54009 - at Cambridge circa 1990. Malcolm Clements.
54903 at Cambridge circa 1990. All the Class 114 roller shutter conversions had the top marker light removed. Malcolm Clements.
A Royal Mail liveried parcels Class 114 set is working with a Met-Camm set as it enters Skipton station on a Morecambe - Leeds service on the 4th July 1989. Rex Holt.
55928 (formerly 53018) at Cambridge. Date unknown, circa 1990. Malcolm Clements.
55928 at Cambridge circa 1990. The seats were left in the front saloons of the five red powers, and the windows in the saloon left unpainted. Malcolm Clements.
The centre section of 55928 showing the TL11 engine, the extra bodyside air intake grille for the replacement engine and the roller shutter door. At Cambridge circa 1990. Malcolm Clements.
Details of the lettering on Class 114 55928. Three of the five red sets had "Royal Mail" and two had "Royal Mail Letters". The grille is the air intake for the heater. At Cambridge circa 1990. Malcolm Clements.
A parcels trains formation seen at Newport, with Class 114 55929 nearest. John Stewart.
Class 114 55929 is seen stabled at Tyseley on 26.12.1989 in Royal Mail Parcels red livery. 55929 was converted from 53015. Andy Cole.
Class 114/1 DPU 55930 + 54900 at Leeds. Undated, but they seem freshly painted into red making it 1989. Malcolm Clements.
55930 in Leeds station, probably in 1989. It was one of only two red 114 power cars to carry "Royal Mail Letters", the other three simply had "Royal Mail". Malcolm Clements.
55930 Class 114 is seen passing Saltley on 05.05.1989 in Royal Mail Pacels red livery. 55930 was converted from 53010. Andy Cole.