Builder: BR Derby Works
Type: High Density
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: None
Engines: Leyland 150hp
Lot Number: 30211
50051 - original number
53051 - from Jun-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)
In 1960 W50051 is the DMBS in this Class 116 set see at Priestfield. Michael Mensing.
Class 116 set TY512 (presumably 50051 + 59012 + 50113) in Birmingham New Street circa 1970 with a Stratford-Upon-Avon service. Stuart Mackay Collection.
Class 116 DMBS 53051, set number T100, is seen at Tyseley in BR blue and grey livery on 4/1/86. Andy Cole.
The modified vehicles made ideal parcels vehicles in later life! 51786 is paired with Class 116 53051 heading for the Red Star Parcels depot at Manchester Victoria, 22/3/86. Paul Moxon.
53832 (front), 53051 (rear, top, with red star branding) and 53129 (rear, bottom) at Vic Berry's on 14/10/88. Ian Francis.