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Vehicle 52076 / 977614

Class 110

BR Diagram 563

Builder: BRC&W
Type: Low Density
Length: 57ft
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: LMS
Engines: Rolls Royce 180hp
Transmission: Mechanical
Lot Number: 30692
Diagram: 563


25/11/61 New to 26A (Newton Heath)
Sep-63Depot code change9D (Newton Heath)
2w/e 06/05/67 On loan to 56G (Bradford Hammerton St)
2w/e 03/06/67 Transferred to 56G (Bradford Hammerton St)
Dec-67Depot code change55F (Bradford Hammerton St)
May-73Depot code changeHS (Bradford Hammerton St)
13/05/84 Transferred to NL (Neville Hill) - Hammerton Street closed
p/e 03/12/88 To departmental stock NL (Neville Hill)
Sep-90 Withdrawn

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

52076 - original number
977614 - from Dec-88 (departmental stock)

Department Use as ADB977614

Sandite From 12/88 to 9/90.

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:

52066 59808 52076 As delivered to 26A - 25th November 1961
51828 52076 Noted 18/05/84
spare 52076 Listed at NL - 22/11/87
408 51826 52076 Formed at NL w/e 07/02/88 - renumbered from 508 after removing centre car
51823 52076 Listed at NL - early Apr-88
908 977613 977614 Listed at NL - Feb-89 - sector DMEX, sandite
977613 977614 Noted 18th May 1989 - at Manchester Picc. on route learning special



Date: unknown

Class 110 DMC E52076 in Sheffield station, date unknown. Stuart Mackay Collection.


Date: unknown

Class 110 DMC 52076 sits beside a Cravens set in Sheffield Midland in the 1970s. Stuart Mackay Collection.


Date: 18th May 1984

52076 + 51828 with the 18:02 to Leeds at Knottingley, 18 May 1984. Hamish Stevenson.


Date: unknown

52076 is at the head of this Class 110 at York. Undated. Tom Clift.


Date: 12th August 1989

Sandite Class 110 vehicle ADB 977614 (ex-52076) at Neville Hill on August 12th, 1989, still with it's MetroTrain markings. Hamish Stevenson.


Date: September 1990

ADB977614 at Snailwell with firing tunnel chimney behind. September 1990. Surface Stock.

The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:


Date: unknown

Class 110 centre car E59814, with E52076 on the left, 52071 on the right. At Sheffield, date unknown, colour cast is due to the ageing transparency. Stuart Mackay Collection.


Date: 2nd July 1981

One of the aesthetically pleasing Class 110 BRCW 'Calder Valley' dmu sets is seen at York on 2nd July 1981. The leading car , E51809, was ex shops on 5/6/81 explaining its pristine condition. It lasted in service until 1989 before being cut up at Vic Berry's yard in Leicester. Here E51809 is leading E59814 and E52076. The redundant four character headcode panel has been plated over, this modification happened from around 1977 onwards following the abandonment of the codes. Gerard Fletcher.


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