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Vehicle 56019 / 54019

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


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 Transferred to TS (Tyseley)
20/03/89 Withdrawn from TS (Tyseley) PTSX

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

56019 - original number
54019 - from 1984 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:

50019 56019 As delivered to 40A - 1st January 1957
50019 56019 Noted 15/09/62
50007 56019 Noted May 1968
50008 56019 Noted 02/01/71
53022 54019 Noted 27/12/85
53022 54019 Noted 25th February 1987
T232 53037 54019 Listed at Tyseley - 7th April 1988



Date: 15th September 1962

E56019 and E50019 are seen in Birmingham New Street on September 15th, 1962, forming the 4.23pm service to Derby. The DTC has an unusual shape of whiskers, the DMBS has two exhaust pipes, not the joined box Derby vehicles normally had in this era. Both vehicles carry electrification flashes. Michael Mensing.


Date: 5th February 1977

E56019 heads a Class 114 set in Bingley station on 5th February 1977. Rex Holt.

The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:


Date: 15th September 1962

E50019 receives some attention from fitters at Birmingham New Street on September 15th, 1962. It is seen at around 3.50pm after arriving from the Leicester direction with E56019 and a three-car Cravens set. Michael Mensing.


Date: August 1971

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.


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