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Vehicle 50823 / 53823


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: 30363
Diagram: 553

Notes

12th October 1982 - Seen with oval buffers

4th November 1983 - Seen in ex works condition and branded 'TransClyde GG'

5th December 1985 - Seen with 'Trans-Clyde' to right of driver's door and 'GG' to right of first passenger door

3rd June 1986 - Seen with silencers on end exhaust pipes

3rd June 1986 - Seen without gangway connection

28th February 1987 - Seen without gangway connections

28th February 1987 - Seen with Trans-Clyde GG logos

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50823 - original number
53823 - from Jan-84 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Images:

DMU

Date: 7th April 1984

Set number: 116388

Class 116 DMBS Sc53823 (with 59354 and presumably 53876) leads the 1317 Glasgow Central to Barrhead service away from Central station on 7th April 1984 as a class 311 emu on the late running 1312 to Newtown follows. On the left is 86035. Bruce Galloway.

DMU

Date: 1986

Set number: 116388

With full (early) Trans-Clyde GG branding still surviving, 116 388 is seen at Falkirk Grahamston led by SC53823 (formerly 50823). Circa 1986. Andrew McConnell.

DMU

Date: 26th July 1986

Set number: 116388

The 18:40 shuttle to Edinburgh Waverley waits to depart from Meadowbank Stadium on July 26th 1986. It is formed of 116 388, the DMBS closest is presumably 53823. Hamish Stevenson.

DMU

Date: February 1995

Withdrawn class 116 car 53823 at tyesley Depot in February 1995. Ian Buck.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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