Builder: BR Derby Works
Type: High Density
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: None
Engines: Leyland 150hp
Lot Number: 30363
50859 - original number
53859 - from Oct-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)
DMU staff at work: the driver gets ready to start his Class 116 power car (his hand is on the stop solenoid. AEC engines on 116s were unusual, I believe only 50859-61 and 50912-4 had them from new. Taken somewhere in the Birmingham area, circa 1969. Stuart Mackay Collection.
116 396 (presumably 50899 + 59349 + 50859) waits at Dunblane on 21/7/83. David Christie.
Derby suburban Set 116396 (presumably 53859 + 59349 + 53899) stabled on Haymarket depot in 1984. S Saunders.
Derby suburban Set 116396 (presumably 53899 + 59349 + 53859) stabled on Haymarket depot in 1984. S Saunders.