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Vehicle 50083 / 53083


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:

50083 - original number
53083 - from Apr-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Images:

DMU

Date: 1984

Set number: B307

Set B307 is a Class 116 / 101 hybrid containing W53083 + W59550 + W53820. It's seen approaching Ashton Jct leading a Class 104 on a Bristol TM - Ashton Gate service in 1984. Robert Tarling.

DMU

Date: unknown

Set number: B307

B307 was a Class 116 with two DMBSs and a 101 centre car, W53083 + W59550 + W53820. It's seen at Stapleton Road, circa 1984. Robert Tarling.

DMU

Date: 1987

Class 116 DMBS W53083 at Cardiff in 1987. Shayne Lewis.

DMU

Date: 20th November 1988

Set number: L307

At South Tottenham on 20th November 1988 is class 116 set L307. Ian Buck.

DMU

Date: 27th March 1991

Set number: L210

Class 116/101 hybrid L210 with 53083 leading enters Reading on 27/3/91. 53083 lost it’s original working partner as long ago as 1961 when 50125 was written off by a runaway coal train in the Afan Valley, South Wales. Mac Winfield.

DMU

Date: 16th April 1991

Set number: L210

The hybrid L210 (Class 116 53083 / Class 101 DTC) is seen at Oxford on 16-4-91. Mike Cooper.

DMU

Date: 4th May 1993

Set number: L210

53083, 51220, 54371, 51443 & 51145 sit with 20199 at M.C. Metals, Springburn 4-5-93. Kevin Dowd.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 1987

Class 118 centre car W59472 seen at Cardiff in 1987. On it's left is 53083. Shayne Lewis.

DMU

Date: circa 1987

Set number: C307

W53820 of C307 displays its white roof dome and red buffer beam, a-la Buxton style. This was CFs only white dome unit and later became one of only two 116s to gain NSE livery the other being W53083 which is the other DMBS in this set at Cardiff Central circa 1987. Mac Winfield.

                                                                                                                                                                             

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