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Vehicle 56018 / 54018


Class 114

BR Diagram 641

Builder: BR Derby Works
Type: Low Density
Length: 64ft
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: LMS
Lot Number: 30210
Diagram: 641

Allocations

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-73Depot code changeLN (Lincoln)
04/10/87 Stored U. LN (Lincoln)
29/06/88 Withdrawn from LN (Lincoln)

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

56018 - original number
54018 - from Apr-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


50018 56018 As delivered to 40A - 1st January 1957
53008 54018 Noted 19/02/84
53024 54018 Noted 17/08/85
53047 54018 Noted 16/08/86
53047 54018 Noted 25/11/86
53047 54018 Noted 04/04/87
53047 54018 Noted 06/07/87

Images:

DMU

Date: 4th April 1987

Class 114 E54018 + 53047 and class 101 54379+53293 with the 08.49 Lincoln to Cambridge seen between Chettisham and Ely West Junction, 04.04.87. Surface Stock.

DMU

Date: 6th July 1987

Class 114 DMU E54018 + E53047 at York, July 6, 1987. Surface Stock.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 15th May 1982

Set number: 53

The 12.38 Doncaster - Cambridge via the GN/GE joint line leaves March on 15th May 1982 formed of Cravens Class 105 set no. 53 E51277 + E56463. In the rear is Lincoln based Class 114 unit E50016 + E56018 which was in a hybrid livery of old and new refurbished paint schemes. E51277 was to last another three years being withdrawn in May 1985. Gerard Fletcher.

DMU

Date: 17th August 1985

Class 114 53024 and 54018 are seen with the 07:28 Sudbury - Colchester departing Mark Tey (at 08:26) on Saturday 17th August 1985. Viewed from the 07:50 Clacton - Liverpool St. Colin Brooks.

DMU

Date: 16th August 1986

Passing March East Junc signal box on 16th August 1986 is a Lincoln based Derby Heavyweight class 114 dmu, made up of cars E53047 & E54018 whilst on the left, probably stabled for the weekend is class 45/0 locomotive 45051 (D74). Andrew J Crowther.

DMU

Date: 25th November 1986

On railtour duty are 2+2 Derby built class 114 dmu's comprising of cars E53047 + E54018 / E54044 + E53013, pause for a photo stop at Rotherham Masborough's platform 4. I have no real recollection of this tour, where it started or finished, who ran it, I've no paperwork for it, Six Bells Junction has drawn a blank, all I know it also visited Wakefield and went through Tinsley Yard, I've a few naff photo's to tell me that, so has anybody out there got any idea's? Rotherham Masborough closed on the 3rd October 1988, replaced by Rotherham Central, although the line is still in use. Andrew J Crowther.

DMU

Date: 25th November 1986

On railtour duty are 2+2 Derby built class 114 dmu's comprising of cars E53047 + E54018 / E54044 + E53013, pause for a photo stop at Rotherham Masborough's platform 4, 25th November 1986. I have no real recollection of this tour, where it started or finished, who ran it, i've no paperwork for it, Six Bells Junction has drawn a blank, all i know it also visited Wakefield and went through Tinsley Yard, i've a few naff photo's to tell me that, so has anybody out there got any idea's? Rotherham Masborough closed on the 3rd October 1988, replaced by Rotherham Central, although the line is still in use. Andrew J Crowther.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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