Builder: BR Derby Works
Type: High Density
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: None
Engines: Leyland 150hp
Lot Number: 30446
The 1.35pm Stourport-on-Severn Junction - Birmingham Snow Hill service on October 15th, 1966 is formed of two 3-car Class 116 sets led by M51129 with DMPV 55996 on the rear. Seen at Galton Bridge, Smethwick. Michael Mensing.
M51129, M59756, M51149 and M53822 seen at Ely North Junction with the 09.55 SO Birmingham New Street to Yarmouth on 9th July 1988. Surface Stock.
Class 116 suburban DMU set no. T319 formed 51129 - 59439 - 51142, with 51129 trailing out of Birmingham New Street on a wet 14/Oct/1989. Robert Chilton.
51129 and 53168 (T056) at Rugby after arrival with 1720 ex- Stoke, 7/11/92. Gazza Prescott.
53019 leads 54027 as set T227 with T319 (51129, 59756, 51149) and T303 (51406, 59516, 51364) on The Institution of Mining Engineers Notts & North Derbyshire Railtour near Welbeck Colliery on a wet and overcast 23/Apr/1989. Robert Chilton.
51149 + 59756 + 51129 (T319) arrive at Smethwick West with the 12:41 New St - Stourbridge on 8th June 1991. Gazza Prescott.
Tyseley's 3-car suburban set T319 formed class 116 DMS 51149 (nearest), 59756 (class 115 TCL) & 51129 (class 116 DMBS) just protruding from the undercover part of Birmingham New Street. 47851 is stabled in the adjacent line awaiting it's next turn of duty on 26/Jul/1991. Robert Chilton.
Class 101 53168 with class 116 51129 as Tyseley's hybrid set T056 stands at Derby station on the morning of 16/Jul/1992. The nearest vehicle is another which has recently been transferred, this time still retaining it's former Norwich depot set number (102) and RETB aerial from working on the East Suffolk line. Robert Chilton.