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Control And Maintenance of Diesel Multiple Units (LMR 1969)


In February 1969 the London Midland Region added set numbers as a means of controlling and maintaining the DMU fleet efficiently.

February 1969 LMR set numbers page 1 February 1969 LMR set numbers page 2 February 1969 LMR set numbers page 3 February 1969 LMR set numbers page 4 February 1969 LMR set numbers page 5 February 1969 LMR set numbers page 6 February 1969 LMR set numbers page 7 February 1969 LMR set numbers page 8 February 1969 LMR set numbers page 9 February 1969 LMR set numbers page 10
108 DMU set LT330

Carrying set number LT330 is a later Derby Lightweight (M56484 closest) seen in New Mills Central Station in August 1969 with a Cravens unit. Pete LG99.

The initial set numbers issued to the London Midland Region DMUs were:

Depot Prefix D.P.U. Single Cars 2 Car MC + MC 2 Car MC + DT 3 Car Low Density 3 Car High Density 4 Car Sets
Tyseley TY 001-006 050-065 400-415 500-550
Chester CR 010-015 100-115 200-265 416-425 551-560
Allerton AN 116-125 266-290 600-610
Longsight LT 291-335
Newton Heath NH 016-020 126-160 426-465
Buxton BN 466-479
Accrington AC 176-199 336-360
Carlisle CE 021 361-380
Derby EP 381-384 480-499
Cricklewood CD 161-176 561-576 611-649
Bletchley BY 385-390
Marylebone ME 650-699

Note that the number 176 was issued twice, to Accrington and Cricklewood (as per the document page 7 / Appendix A).

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