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Vehicle 50843 / 53843


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

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50843 - original number
53843 - from Apr-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Images:

DMU

Date: 20th October 1979

Set number: C312

Class 116 set C312 at Mountain Ash on a railtour in October 1979. This trip included a tour of the NCB Mountain Ash system behind steam. Ian Buck.

DMU

Date: 8th May 1987

Set number: C312

Set C312 arrives at Cardiff Central headed by W53843 on the 8th May 1987. Shayne Lewis.

DMU

Date: 18th May 1987

Set number: C312

W53843 of C312 (also containing 59355 / 53896) seen at Cardiff Central on 18/5/1987. Shayne Lewis.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: unknown

Set number: C312

C312 contains W53896 / W59355 / W53843 at Lawrence Hill circa 1984, a Cardiff allocated set that was unusually working a Bristol TM - Severn Beach service. Robert Tarling.

DMU

Date: 8th May 1987

Set number: C312

W59355 is the centre car in set C312 seen leaving Cardiff Central on the 8th May 1987 on the 17:45 to Chepstow. On its left is 53896 and the DMBS on the right is 53843. Shayne Lewis.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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