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Vehicle 51147


Class 116

BR Diagram 554

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: 30447
Diagram: 554

Images:

DMU

Date: 6th October 1958

51147 + 59444 + 51134 in Bristol Temple Meads station on the 6th October 1958. It's working an Avonmouth service, this is the first day of diesel services on the line. Stuart Mackay Collection.

DMU

Date: 18th July 1987

Set number: C332

Class 116 C332 formed of 51147, TS and 51132 seen at Cardiff working the 11:27 Barry Island – Rhymney, 18/7/87. PJ Evans.

DMU

Date: 2nd September 1988

Set number: C392

The 15:45 Caerphilly - Cardiff Bute Road service is seen at Cardiff Queen Street station on September 2nd, 1988, formed of C392 (W51147 + W51134). Hamish Stevenson.

DMU

Date: 8th June 1991

Set number: C392

Saturday morning on June 8 1991 at Handborough station on the Cotswold Line delivers C392 (51147 + 51134) working the 07:52 Hereford-Oxford. The provision of a Welsh 116 was a somewhat interim offering, at the time of this picture, it was anticipated that as Class 158s were delivered, they would release 150/156s onto the route, pending delivery of the Networker Turbos. In January 1965 Handborough was the destination of Winston Churchill’s funeral train. Mel Holley.

DMU

Date: 21st August 1991

Set number: C392

Class 116 set C392 (W51147 + W51134) at Cardiff on 21.08.91. Surface Stock.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 6th August 1979

Set number: C332

The 11.48 Barry Island to Treherbert service calls at Cardiff Central 6/8/79. Class 116 dmu set C332, W51134 + W59444 + W51147. Note the cab end has one cut and one oval buffer. Gerard Fletcher.

DMU

Date: 30th August 1988

Set number: C392

Two two-car Class 116 sets C392 and C393 (51134 + 51147 and 51128 + 51141)are seen in Cardiff Central with a Penarth service on August 30th, 1988. Hamish Stevenson.

DMU

Date: 3rd January 1989

Set number: C392

51134 leads 51147 2-car C392 into Cardiff Central on 3/1/89. Norman Cross.

                                                                                                                                                                             

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