Builder: BR Derby Works
Type: Low Density
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: LMS
Lot Number: 30210
|27/02/57||New to||40A (Lincoln)|
|May-73||Depot code change||LN (Lincoln)|
|10/05/87||Stored U.||LN (Lincoln)|
|29/06/88||Withdrawn from||LN (Lincoln)|
1957 - Stored at Blankney and Metheringham while power car used as extra power in other unit
56040 - original number
54040 - from Oct-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)
|50040||56040||As delivered to 40A - 27th February 1957|
27/11/81 - Derby
Collision involving Class 114 / Class 451
Info from Rail Enthusiast 4/82 p57
E56040 was involved in side-on collision with a Class 451 in Derby station. It derailed and hit a footbridge pillar.
A Class 114 Derby Heavyweight set arrives into Bingham station on October 1971. It appears to be E56040 leading. Mel Smith.
Class 114 DTCL E56040 is the rear car in a set at Grantham, with a tail load consisting of a CCT, 15/May/1975. Robert Chilton.
A Class 114 set (formed E53003 + E54040) and a Met-Camm with the 12:58 Yarmouth - Norwich arrive at Norwich on Saturday 21st September 1985. Colin Brooks.