Builder: BR Derby Works
Type: High Density
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: None
Engines: Leyland 150hp
Lot Number: 30213
50123 - original number
53123 - from Apr-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)
A 3-car Class 116 set, probably 50123 + 59486 (117) + 50081, have just left Reddish North for Brinnington. Date unknown, the vehicles were allocated to Newton Heath between 5/76 and 12/77. Peter Heppenstall.
A 116/101/116 hybrid set, 53081/59543 and presumably 50123, at Chester circa September 1984. Stuart Mackay Collection.
53081 59543 53123 are unusual visitors to Doncaster station in 1986... an arrival from the Midlands would have been more likely to be a Class 114. Graeme Phillips Collection.