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Vehicle 51293 / 55944


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

06/12/58 New to 40A (Lincoln)
2w/e 31/05/59 Transferred to 34B (Hornsey)
Apr-60 Transferred to 34G (Finsbury Park)
May-73Depot code changeFP (Finsbury Park)
w/e 12/02/78 Transferred to NR (Norwich)
Dec-83Depot changeNC (Norwich Crown Point)
01/06/86 To Parcels Sector at CA (Cambridge)
16/11/86 Stored U.
Mar-87 Withdrawn from CA(U) - also noted as 03/05/87

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

51293 - original number
55944 - from 03/03/87 (parcels conversion) - allocated but never carried

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


51293 56451 As delivered to 40A - 6th December 1958
40 51293 54131 Noted 25/05/84
40 51293 54131 Listed at Norwich - December 1985
51293 53362 Listed at Cambridge - Summer 1986 - Parcels

Images:

DMU

Date: circa 1980

Set number: 40

DMBS E51293 is nearest to the camera (and seems to be carrying set number 40) leaving Beccles station, which is between Lowestoft and Ipswich in Suffolk, circa 1980. Graeme Phillips Collection.

DMU

Date: 1983

A Cravens vehicle (51293?) at Grassmoor circa 1983. Photo by Roger Bell. Surface Stock.

DMU

Date: 1983

A Cravens vehicle (51293?) at Grassmoor circa 1983. Photo by Roger Bell. Surface Stock.

DMU

Date: 25th May 1984

Set number: 40

Set 40 (E51293 + E54131) with the 08.55 Ipswich to Peterborough service at Stuntney on May 25th, 1984. Surface Stock.

DMU

Date: August 1988

Withdrawn E51293 in Whitemoor Yard in August 1988. Surface Stock.

DMU

Date: 1989

E51293 in Whitemoor circa 1989. E51293 was renumbered to 55944 but the number never carried. It was moved to Snailwell in December 1991. Surface Stock.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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