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Vehicle 51272


Class 105

BR Diagram 532

Builder: Cravens
Type: Low Density
Length: 57ft
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: LMS
Engines: AEC 150hp / Leyland 150hp
Transmission: Mechanical
Lot Number: 30469
Diagram: 532

Allocations

03/09/58 New to 31A (Cambridge)
3w/e 04/07/59 Transferred to 34B (Hornsey)
Apr-60 Transferred to 34G (Finsbury Park)
May-73Depot code changeFP (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-83Depot changeNC (Norwich Crown Point)
01/06/86 Transferred to CA (Cambridge)
22/06/86 Withdrawn from CA (Cambridge)

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


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

Images:

DMU

Date: 18th August 1983

Set number: 42

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.

DMU

Date: 27th August 1984

Set number: 42

DMBS E51272 is nearest to the camera in this classic Eastern Region scene at Cambridge on 27/8/84. Graeme Phillips Collection.

DMU

Date: 14th September 1985

Set number: 42

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.

DMU

Date: 22nd February 1986

Set number: 42

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.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 22nd February 1986

Set number: 42

Class 105 DTC 54443 (set 42, presumably with 51272) is seen stabled in Tyseley on February 22, 1986. Andy Cole.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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