Type: Low Density
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: LMS
Engines: AEC 150hp / Leyland 150hp
Lot Number: 30469
|03/09/58||New to||31A (Cambridge)|
|3w/e 04/07/59||Transferred to||34B (Hornsey)|
|Apr-60||Transferred to||34G (Finsbury Park)|
|May-73||Depot code change||FP (Finsbury Park)|
|30/01/77||On loan to||NH (Newton Heath)|
|14/04/77||Ex-loan back to||FP (Finsbury Park)|
|w/e 12/02/78||Transferred to||NR (Norwich)|
|Dec-83||Depot change||NC (Norwich Crown Point)|
|01/06/86||Transferred to||CA (Cambridge)|
|22/06/86||Withdrawn from||CA (Cambridge)|
|51272||56430||As delivered to 31A - 3rd September 1958|
|51272||56424||Transfer to FP - 14/04/77 - ex-loan LMR|
|42||51272||54443||Listed at Norwich - December 1985|
|42||51272||54443||Listed at Norwich - Summer 1986|
|51272||54443||Transfer to CA - Jun-86 - from CA|
|51272||54443||Transfer to NC - Jun-86 - from CA|
Before the introduction of the RETB signalling on the East Suffolk line, a pair of Cravens Class 105 units leave a smokescreen over Lowestoft as they depart on the 12.55 to Ipswich on Thursday August 18th 1983. Set 42 has E51272 & E56443 leading with set 46 E56434 + E51273 trailing. Both units were reallocated to Norwich from Finsbury Park in February 1978. Gerard Fletcher.
DMBS E51272 is nearest to the camera in this classic Eastern Region scene at Cambridge on 27/8/84. Graeme Phillips Collection.
Norwich set 42 - 51272 54443 - with a late morning Nottingham - Skegness via Grantham service contrast with a 114 set recently arrived from Peterborough as it awaits departure at Sleaford on Saturday 14th September 1985. Colin Brooks.
Class 105 DMBS 51272, set number 42, had worked up to Birmingham from Norwich. These were soon to be replaced by Class 156's. It is seen stabled at Tyseley painted all over blue livery on 22.02.1986. Andy Cole.
Class 105 DTC 54443 (set 42, presumably with 51272) is seen stabled in Tyseley on February 22, 1986. Andy Cole.