Builder: BR Derby Works
Type: Low Density
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: LMS
Lot Number: 30210
|22/02/57||New to||40A (Lincoln)|
|4w/e 28/11/59||Transferred to||41A (Darnall)|
|4w/e 28/04/62||Transferred to||40A (Lincoln)|
|May-73||Depot code change||LN (Lincoln)|
|09/08/87||To Parcels Sector at||CA (Cambridge)|
|08/03/88||Transferred to||TS (Tyseley)|
|27/11/88||Transferred to||CA (Cambridge) RPXN|
|p/e 08/12/90||Transferred to||CH (Chester) PCHX|
|24/05/91||Withdrawn from||CH (Chester) PXXZ|
Jan-88 - 54036 was allocated the number 55932 during roller shutter door conversion, the number was never carried and it emerged from Derby RTC as 54902.
23rd April 1988 - Seen in Royal Mail red livery
56036 - original number
54036 - from Apr-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)
54902 - from Jan-88 (parcels conversion)
|50036||56036||As delivered to 40A - 22nd February 1957|
|50036||56036||Transfer to 41A - 4w/e 28/11/59|
|50036||56036||Noted 17/06/61 - working the North Derbyshire Rail Tour.|
|50036||56036||Transfer to 40A - 4w/e 28/04/62|
|50036||56036||Noted May 1968|
|T001||55932||54902||Listed at Tyseley - 7th April 1988|
|T001||55932||54902||Noted 23rd April 1988|
|T001||55932||54902||Formed at TS circa May-88|
|55932||54902||Noted 06/02/89 - parcels|
|53032||54902||Noted 2nd September 1989 - towing a GUV|
circa Dec-86 - AWS fitted
Mar-88 - Roller Shutter Doors Fitted
Two Class 114 sets arrive into Retford with the 5.32pm Lincoln - Sheffield on July 6th, 1978. E56036 is at the front, it would later become one of the Royal Mail red parcel cars. Michael Mensing.
Class 114 54902 is seen at Tyseley on 02.04.1988 not long after conversion to a Parcels unit from 54036. It had been fitted with roller doors, and painted into Royal Mail red livery. Andy Cole.
Royal Mail Class 114 54902 at Leeds, date unknown. Andrew Pilkington.
54902 at the end of a rake of Class 114 parcels cars at Leeds on 23/03/89. Wilson Adams.
54902 + 55932 with a Peterborough to Norwich Parcels working seen at Ely North Junction on 02/05/89. Surface Stock.
54902 and 55932 at Paddington. Date unknown, but I'm guessing this was late 1990. Stuart Mackay Collection.
Class 114 DMBS no. 50023 leading DTCL no. 56036 at Skegness, having just been parted from another set - if you look closely you can see all the hoses dangling rather than stowed away and the MW jumper cables are just lying on the track! Robert Chilton.
It is 10.10pm by the station clock and the fume-filled York station is captured during a brief period of inactivity as Lincoln-allocated and Derby 1956-built class 114 unit No.50006-56036 gurgles away in the bay platform 11 forming a late-evening stopping service to Sheffield on 26th November 1981. My overnight on the station was just unfolding with much action to be witnessed over the next 10 hours! Gordon Edgar.
Saturday May 8th 1982 was a much busier day than usual on the old joint line from Spalding to March, due to it being Spalding tulip parade which saw numerous special trains and associated stock and loco movements along the line. Here one of the regular service trains, the 10.29 Doncaster - Cambridge approaches the site of the flat crossing with the M & GN at Murrow formed by Derby Heavyweight set E50046 + E56036. Gerard Fletcher.
On 18/07/1984, a mixed DMU formation consisting of Class 111 cars 78958 + 78708, Class 114 cars 53046 + 54036 and Class 101 cars 51210 + 54398 are seen departing from Settle with 0959 York-Carlisle. Graeme Phillips Collection.
Class 128/114/BG 55993 / 55994 / 55932 + 54902 / 84114 on a Peterborough to Norwich parcels at Queen Adelaide (Ely), 20/06/89. Surface Stock.
Royal Mail Class 114 vehicles 55932 and 54902 in London Paddington, probably in late 1990. Stuart Mackay Collection.
Royal Mail Class 114 vehicles 55932 and 54902 in London Paddington station, probably in late 1990. Stuart Mackay Collection.