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Vehicle 50079 / 53079


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:

50079 - original number
53079 - from Jul-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Images:

DMU

Date: circa 1970

Set number: TY532

The commuters standing beside TY532 (presumably 50079 closest) in Tyseley station circa 1970 don't look too happy. Has their train been delayed? cancelled? Stuart Mackay Collection.

DMU

Date: circa 1970

Set number: TY532

TY532 (presumably 50079) appears to have just arrived at Birmingham Moor Street circa 1970. Are the passengers awaiting to board? They seem to have questions for the guard. Set TY527 can just be seen on the right to which it shall couple before departure. Stuart Mackay Collection.

DMU

Date: circa 1970

Set number: TY532

Set TY532 (presumably 50079 closest) after arrival into Birmingham Moor Street circa 1970. Stuart Mackay Collection.

DMU

Date: 13th May 1991

Set number: T039

T039 (53079 + 53746) at Manchester Oxford Rd, having arrived as the 14:00 ex-Warrington Central, 13th May 1991. Gazza Prescott.

DMU

Date: 6th June 1991

Set number: T039

T039 (M53079 (with "341" under the number) + M51505) sits at Llandudno on the 6th June 1991 with the 17:53 to Blaenau. Hamish Stevenson.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 27th October 1978

Set number: TY532

A Tyseley 116 unit (TY532, presumably 50121 59351 50079) has just arrived from Four Oaks at the developing station at Longbridge on 27/10/1978. It is running across the main lines to achieve its platform for return. Stephen Burdett.

DMU

Date: 2nd January 1992

Set number: T039

T039 (51505 & 53079) at Wolverhampton, having arrived with the 13:51 from Chester, 2nd January 1992. Gazza Prescott.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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