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Vehicle 56480

Class 105

BR Diagram 549

Builder: Cravens
Type: Low Density
Length: 57ft
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: LMS
Lot Number: 30504
Diagram: 549


14/05/59 New to 61A (Kittybrewster)
w/e 06/06/59 Transferred to 66C (Hamilton)
Apr-66 Transferred to 61A (Kittybrewster)
3w/e 30/04/66 Transferred to 62B (Dundee)
May-68 Transferred to 66C (Hamilton)
4w/e 04/11/72 Transferred to 64B (Haymarket)
May-73Depot code changeHA (Haymarket)
12/06/77 Transferred to NR (Norwich)
31/05/81 Withdrawn

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:

51491 56480 As delivered to 61A - 14th May 1959
51 51491 56480 Listed at 66C - 1972
51484 56480 Transfer to NR - 12/06/77 - from ScR

No images of the vehicle available.

The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:


Date: 23rd May 1959

Sc51491 (and presumably Sc56480) at Eastfield depot on the 23rd May 1959. The pair were listed as new to Kittybrewster (61A) on the 14th of that month, then transferred soon afterwards to Hamilton (66C). Stuart Mackay Collection.


Date: 30th October 1980

The 10.26 Doncaster - Cambridge dmu service, one of three southbound passenger services still serving the joint line in 1980. The setting is Murrow West. This was at one time the site of a flat crossing with the M&GN Peterborough - Wisbech - Sutton Bridge line on which, until its closure in 1959, the hamlet of Murrow had the extravagant facilities of a further station named Murrow East. On 30th October 1980 motoring past are Lincoln based Class 114 Derby 'heavyweight' set E50046 + E56026 leading Norwich allocated Cravens Class 105 unit E56480 + E51261 (set 65). Gerard Fletcher.


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