Sign In

  Remember Me

Not registered?

<- 50129 | 50130 | 50131 ->

Vehicle 50130 / 53130

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: 30213
Diagram: 554

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50130 - original number
53130 - from Apr-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)



Date: 28th February 1984

Set number: C304

A 2-car C304 (53130 + 53088) stabled overnight at Treherbert, 28/02/84 (or late '80s?). This was during the time of various reviews and saw the Rhymney line worked by a bubble car in the off peak between Rhymney and Bargoed and the Sunday Merthyr service was also bubble car worked with the vehicle working the 04xxish ex-Treherbert Monday to Saturday. PJ Evans.


Date: 28th September 1985

Set number: C304

C304 at the rear of a 6-car formation at Barry Island, 28/9/85. Chris Lings.



© 1998 - 2018