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Vehicle 50859 / 53859

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:

50859 - original number
53859 - from Oct-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

No images of the vehicle available.

The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:


Date: 1969

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.



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