Builder: BR Derby Works
Type: Low Density
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: LMS
Engines: Leyland 150hp / Albion 238hp
Lot Number: 30209
|04/12/56||New to||40A (Lincoln)|
|May-73||Depot code change||LN (Lincoln)|
|28/09/86||Stored S.||LN (Lincoln)|
|23/11/86||To Parcels Sector at||LN (Lincoln)|
|21/06/87||Transferred to||CA (Cambridge)|
|circa Dec-88||Sector Change to||RPXN|
|p/e 08/12/90||Transferred to||CH (Chester) PCHX|
|24/05/91||Withdrawn from||CH (Chester) PXXZ|
50010 - original number
53010 - from Feb-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)
55930 - from 09/08/87 (parcels conversion)
|50010||56010||As delivered to 40A - 4th December 1956|
|53010||54041||Noted 25th February 1987|
Dec-79 - AWS fitted
circa Apr-83 - Refurbished
p/e 18/10/88 - TL11 engines fitted
Barrow Hill station on the 22nd September 1974, with a DMU shuttle to Chesterfield in connection with the depot open day. From right to left is a 114 (DMBS is 50010), a 2-car 101 and a 3-car 104. Ian Francis.
E50010 leads the 5.16pm to Sheffield away from Retford on July 6, 1978. Michael Mensing.
The 3.02pm Matlock - Derby service draws into Belper station on March 8th, 1979. DMBS E50010 is at the front of the Class 114 set. Michael Mensing.
E50010 pulls the 3.02pm Matlock - Derby service out of Belper station on March 8th, 1979. Michael Mensing.
Plain blue E50010 is partnered with refurbished E56033, sitting next to blue grey E56015 at Sheffield Midland on 08-03-83. The HST is 43168, Cravens 56472 is on the right. Vincent Haworth.
For a time in around 1982 the 17.10 Cambridge - Peterborough local was booked for a Lincoln based dmu set, rather than a Norwich one. Here a hybrid liveried Lincoln Class 114 set with E50010 nearest the camera trailing and E56033 passes Norwood Road on its way to Whittlesea and Peterborough on a rather overcast 17th May 1982. Gerard Fletcher.
Class 114/1 DPU 55930 + 54900 at Leeds. Undated, but they seem freshly painted into red making it 1989. Malcolm Clements.
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.
55930 Class 114 is seen passing Saltley on 05.05.1989 in Royal Mail Pacels red livery. 55930 was converted from 53010. Andy Cole.
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.
55930 on 4G15, the 16:08 Manchester Piccadilly to Birmingham New Street departs platform 10 Piccadilly, 6-9-89. Kevin Dowd.
55930 on display at Bury (East Lancs Railway) in 1990 in the company of a Class 128. Bill Read.
Parcels Class 114 55930 + 54900 is seen passing Washwood Heath with Class 128 55995 in the fading light on 06.07.1990. Andy Cole.
A Class 114 Royal Mail liveries parcel set at Cambridge. 55930 (ex-53010) is the power car. Date unknown. Robert Frise Collection.
Class 114 parcels set 54900 + 55930 at Ely on July 12, 1988. Surface Stock.
Class 105 parcels set 53367 + 53365 at Leeds on August 18, 1988. Behind is the blue Class 114 roller shutter door set 55930 + 55933, and behind is another Class 114 set. Rex Holt.
54900 + 55930 Leeds 3/5/89. Sparegang.
Class 114 parcels unit 54900 + 55930 and Class 128 55993, in the south-west bay at Crewe on the 4th August 1990. Paul Bettany.
55994 after withdrawal, seen stored at Derby Etches Park with 54900 55930 behind, 3-2-91. Kevin Dowd.