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
|01/01/57||New to||40A (Lincoln)|
|2w/e 02/05/59||Transferred to||41A (Darnall)|
|2w/e 30/04/61||Transferred to||40A (Lincoln)|
|May-73||Depot code change||LN (Lincoln)|
|04/10/87||Transferred to||TS (Tyseley)|
|22/01/89||To Parcels Sector at||CA (Cambridge) RPXN|
|p/e 08/12/90||Transferred to||CH (Chester) PCHX|
|24/05/91||Withdrawn from||CH (Chester) PXXZ|
50018 - original number
53018 - from Nov-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)
55928 - from Jun-89 (parcels conversion)
|50018||56018||As delivered to 40A - 1st January 1957|
|53018||54041||Noted 19th August 1986|
|T226||53018||54010||Listed at Tyseley - 7th April 1988|
A hybrid set at Grantham in August 1971 - E50018 + E59542 + E50003. The Met-Camm centre car was a Lincoln vehicle from June 1970 to February 1972. Mel Smith.
Class 114 53018 is seen stabled at Tyseley on 07.11.1987. Andy Cole.
55928 (formerly 53018) at Cambridge. Date unknown, circa 1990. Malcolm Clements.
55928 at Cambridge circa 1990. The seats were left in the front saloons of the five red powers, and the windows in the saloon left unpainted. Malcolm Clements.
The centre section of 55928 showing the TL11 engine, the extra bodyside air intake grille for the replacement engine and the roller shutter door. At Cambridge circa 1990. Malcolm Clements.
Details of the lettering on Class 114 55928. Three of the five red sets had "Royal Mail" and two had "Royal Mail Letters". The grille is the air intake for the heater. At Cambridge circa 1990. Malcolm Clements.
A couple of slightly unusual Derby Heavyweight units at Grantham in August 1971. On the left E56019 carries an early version of the rail blue livery with just a yellow panel and the BR logo on the cab door. On the right the set of formed of two DMBSs with a Met-Camm centre car inbetween (E50018 + E59542 + E50003). Mel Smith.
A Royal Mail liveried Class 114 parcels set (54903 and presumably 55928) at Reading on the 1st September 1989. Hamish Stevenson.