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Class 114 Derby 2-car DMUs


Class 114 DMUs in Parcels Use


Unknown Vehicle

114 DMU

January 1990

A Royal Mail Class 114 set seen at Southall in January 1990. Stuart Mackay Collection.


114 DMU

Unknown Date

An out of use Parcels Sector Class 114 DMBS coupled to 54026 at Cambridge, circa 1990. Possibly 53035. Malcolm Clements.


114 DMU

1990

Several parcels Class 114 and 128s seen at Derby Etches Park late in 1990. They had been withdrawn from Cambridge on October 15. Ian Francis.

50004

114 DMU

Unknown Date

Parcels Class 114 53004 receives some mechanical attention at Norwich (Thorpe). Date unknown, circa 1988/9. Malcolm Clements.


114 DMU

circa 1990

Class 114 E53004 seen at Cambridge after withdrawal. Date unknown, circa 1990. Malcolm Clements.

50010

114 DMU

1989

Class 114/1 DPU 55930 + 54900 at Leeds. Undated, but they seem freshly painted into red making it 1989. Malcolm Clements.


114 DMU

1989

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.


114 DMU

5th May 1989

55930 Class 114 is seen passing Saltley on 05.05.1989 in Royal Mail Pacels red livery. 55930 was converted from 53010. Andy Cole.


114 DMU

6th May 1989

A Derby class 114 DMU that has found a new lease of life converted for parcels use - 55930 (53010) + 54900 (54034) at Manchester Piccadilly, 6th May 1989. Andrew J Crowther.


114 DMU

6th September 1989

55930 on 4G15, the 16:08 Manchester Piccadilly to Birmingham New Street departs platform 10 Piccadilly, 6-9-89. Kevin Dowd.


114 DMU

Unknown Date

A Class 114 Royal Mail liveries parcel set at Cambridge. 55930 (ex-53010) is the power car. Date unknown. Robert Frise Collection.

50015

114 DMU

Unknown Date

A parcels trains formation seen at Newport, with Class 114 55929 nearest. John Stewart.


114 DMU

26th December 1989

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.

50017

114 DMU

11th July 1987

E53017 faces E54041 at Cambridge on the 11th July 1987. Malcolm Clements.

50018

114 DMU

Unknown Date

55928 (formerly 53018) at Cambridge. Date unknown, circa 1990. Malcolm Clements.


114 DMU

Unknown Date

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.


114 DMU

Unknown Date

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.


114 DMU

Unknown Date

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.

50027

114 DMU

12th August 1987

Class 114 E53027 + E54041 and Class 101 54050 + 53231 leave Ely with the 10.13 Cambridge to Peterborough, 12.08.87. Surface Stock.


114 DMU

26th December 1987

Set: T022

Class 114 53027 is seen at Tyseley carriage sidings on 26.12.1987, presumably with 54041. Carrying set number T022, the Tyseley set numbers beginning with '0' were at this time were for the Parcels units. It had been transferred here from Cambridge that month. Andy Cole.

50032

114 DMU

19th March 1988

Class 114 55932 is seen at Tyseley on 19.03.1988 having just been converted from 53032. It had been fitted with roller doors and repainted into Parcels red. Andy Cole.


114 DMU

1990

Royal Mail Class 114 vehicles 55932 and 54902 in London Paddington, probably in late 1990. Stuart Mackay Collection.


114 DMU

1990

Royal Mail Class 114 vehicles 55932 and 54902 in London Paddington station, probably in late 1990. Stuart Mackay Collection.

50038

114 DMU

26th December 1987

Set: T021

Class 114 DMBS 53038, part of set T021 (presumably with 54042), is seen with Red Star parcels branding on the side at Tyseley on 26.12.1987. Andy Cole.


114 DMU

10th May 1988

Set: T021

A Class 114 set led by 53038, carrying Tyseley set number T021 (and presumably with 54042), branded "Red Star" and displaying "Bingham" in the destination blind passes the remains of Burton Latimer & Isham station with an up service. The up slow has already been lifted and the last remains of the down slow are being dealt with. A quarter of a century later, a third track was re-instated. Mike Dean.

50040

114 DMU

25th March 1988

55931 + 54028 + 84436 on Ely West Curve on a Peterborough to Norwich parcels, 25.03.88. Surface Stock.


114 DMU

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.


114 DMU

1989

Class 114/1 55931 sandwiched between 55991 and 54901 in Leeds station. The former 53040 had the roller shutter doors added at Ilford in late 1987, initially running in the plain blue parcels livery with yellow stripe. It visited Doncaster Works in early 1989 for fitting of Leyland TL11 engines and repaint into red. Malcolm Clements.


114 DMU

19th March 1989

Class 114 55931 + 54901 and van 92208 at Ely North Junction, 19.03.89. Surface Stock.


114 DMU

Unknown Date

55931 and 54901 stabled at Cambridge. Date unknown, circa 1990. Stuart Mackay Collection.


114 DMU

Unknown Date

Class 114 parcels conversion 55931. Undated, unknown location. Peter Harris.


114 DMU

12th May 1990

55931 + 54901 on the very last DPU diagrammed 3E26 17:57 Man Piccadilly to Leeds mail at New Mills South Junction, 12-5-90. Kevin Dowd.

50046

114 DMU

31st January 1988

E53046 + E53020 + 93096 with Peterborough to Cambridge parcels at Ely, 31.01.88. Surface Stock.

56009

114 DMU

1st September 1989

A Royal Mail liveried Class 114 parcels set (54903 and presumably 55928) at Reading on the 1st September 1989. Hamish Stevenson.


114 DMU

Unknown Date

54903 - the former 54009 - at Cambridge circa 1990. Malcolm Clements.


114 DMU

Unknown Date

54903 at Cambridge circa 1990. All the Class 114 roller shutter conversions had the top marker light removed. Malcolm Clements.

56015

114 DMU

4th July 1989

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.

56016

114 DMU

10th August 1988

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.


114 DMU

Unknown Date

Royal Mail Class 114 vehicles 54901 and 55931 stabled at Cambridge. Circa late 1980s. Stuart Mackay Collection.


114 DMU

1989

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.


114 DMU

25th March 1989

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.

56026

114 DMU

1st September 1988

54026 Class 114 is seen passing Saltley working for the Parcels sector on 01.09.1988. Note the Royal Mail branding on the side. Andy Cole.


114 DMU

Unknown Date

Class 114 parcels vehicle E54026 in Leeds station. Undated, circa 1989. The passenger seats have been removed from all but the front saloon. Malcolm Clements.


114 DMU

Unknown Date

54026 at Cambridge. Undated, but the missing windows suggests the vehicle is out of use so circa 1990, possibly with 53035. Malcolm Clements.

56034

114 DMU

11th July 1987

Class 114 Newspaper vehicle 55933 at Cambridge on the 11th July 1987. Formerly 56034, it would later appear in Royal Mail red livery renumbered again as 54900. Malcolm Clements.


114 DMU

11th July 1987

Class 114 Newspaper vehicle 55933 at Cambridge on the 11th July 1987. Formerly 56034, it would later appear in Royal Mail red livery renumbered again as 54900. Malcolm Clements.


114 DMU

12th July 1988

Class 114 parcels set 54900 + 55930 at Ely on July 12, 1988. Surface Stock.


114 DMU

1989

Class 114/1 54900 faces a 128 in Leeds station, probably in 1989. The two types were the only first generation DMUs to receive the Royal Mail livery. Malcolm Clements.


114 DMU

5th May 1989

Class 114 54900 is seen passing Saltley on 05.05.1989 in Royal Mail Parcels livery. This was converted from 54034. Andy Cole.


114 DMU

4th July 1989

54900 sits on the rear of this Royal Mail 114 set attached to a Class 108 / Met-Camm hybrid at Leeds on July 4th, 1989. Rex Holt.


114 DMU

18th November 1989

Class 114 DTPMV 54900 outside Tyseley Shed on Saturday 18th November 1989. This was ex-56034. Elliot Spencer.

56036

114 DMU

2nd April 1988

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.


114 DMU

23rd March 1989

54902 at the end of a rake of Class 114 parcels cars at Leeds on 23/03/89. Wilson Adams.


114 DMU

1990

54902 and 55932 at Paddington. Date unknown, but I'm guessing this was late 1990. Stuart Mackay Collection.

56042

114 DMU

5th December 1987

Set: T021

Class 114 54042, set number T021, is seen at Tyseley on 05.12.1987 with Red Star branding having been taken over by the Parcels sector. Andy Cole.

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