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Vehicle 50052 / 53052


Class 116

BR Diagram 553

Builder: BR Derby Works
Type: High Density
Length: 64ft
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: None
Engines: Leyland 150hp
Transmission: Mechanical
Lot Number: 30211
Diagram: 553

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50052 - original number
53052 - from Apr-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Images:

DMU

Date: May 1957

50052 (and presumably 59002 and 50094) are seen in Birmingham Snow Hill in Mid-May 1957. Michael Mensing.

DMU

Date: 26th May 1957

This is likely a crew training run, led by W50052 (and presumably followed by 59002 and 59094) seen near the summit of Hatton Bank (Leamington - Birmingham line) on the 26th May 1957. Michael Mensing.

DMU

Date: 11th October 1966

M50052 leads a three-car Derby suburban set (centre car is 59002) with an extra vehicle added to the rear approaching Swan Village. They form the 4.23pm Wellington - Birmingham Snow Hill service on October 11, 1966. Michael Mensing.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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