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Vehicle 50060 / 53060


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: 30211
Diagram: 553

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50060 - original number
53060 - from Jun-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Images:

DMU

Date: 13th May 1986

Set number: 612

Class 116 hybrid with a class 127 trailer car M53060 + M59593 + M53902 forming set 612 at Stratford-upon-Avon on the 13th May 1986. Kevin Law.

DMU

Date: 29th March 1987

53060 is seen on the fuel line at Tyseley on 29.03.1987. It had just worked back from Doncaster following overhaul and repaint. Andy Cole.

DMU

Date: 29th May 1988

Set number: T325

Class 116/115 hybrid T325 M53060, 59757 and M51142 north of Ely with the 12.50 Birmingham to Norwich on Sunday 29th May 1988. Surface Stock.

DMU

Date: 6th August 1992

Set number: T052

T052 (53060 + 53321) at Rugby having arrived on 17:12 ex-Stoke. This was a top DMU diagram via the WCML! 6/8/92. Gazza Prescott.

DMU

Date: 17th July 1992

Set number: T052

Tyseley depot's set T052, formed as a hybrid unit with class 116 53060 and class 101 53321 waits at Derby on 17/Jul/1992 with a Crewe service, with 158 780 alongside on a Nottingham service. Robert Chilton.

DMU

Date: 17th July 1992

Set number: T052

Tyseley depot's set T052, formed as a hybrid unit with class 116 53060 and class 101 53321, seen by peering over one of the footbridge windowsills at Derby on 17/Jul/1992. 158 780 stands alongside with a Nottingham service. Robert Chilton.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 11th February 1991

Set number: T325

51142 - 59757 - 53060 (T325) at Rose Hill, it arrived as the 18:21 ex-Piccadilly (the set used to cover a Class 108 failure). 11th February 1991. Gazza Prescott.

DMU

Date: 17th July 1992

Set number: T052

Tyseley's set T052 formed as a hybrid with class 101 53321 and out of sight class 116 53060, at Derby on 17/Jul/1992. 53321 still has it's former Norwich set number 104 and there is a patch between the centre and second man's cab windows where there was previously a mounting for an East Suffolk line RETB aerial. Robert Chilton.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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