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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:

DMU

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.

DMU

Date: 21st July 1983

Set number: 116396

116 396 (presumably 50899 + 59349 + 50859) waits at Dunblane on 21/7/83. David Christie.

DMU

Date: 1984

Set number: 116396

Derby suburban Set 116396 (presumably 53859 + 59349 + 53899) stabled on Haymarket depot in 1984. S Saunders.

DMU

Date: 1984

Set number: 101396

Derby suburban Set 116396 (presumably 53899 + 59349 + 53859) stabled on Haymarket depot in 1984. S Saunders.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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