Builder: BR Derby Works
Type: High Density
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: None
Engines: Leyland 150hp
Lot Number: 30363
50820 - original number
53820 - from Jul-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)
Set C307 is seen at Porth station on March 30, 1987, with 53820 closest. Michael Mensing.
On March 30, 1987, Class 116 set C307 is seen at Tongpandy station, with 53820 closest. Michael Mensing.
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.
A Class 116 / 117 hybrid set at Slough on 30/10/87, formed of Class 116 DMBS 53820 and Class 117 TC / DMS 59484 / 51374. Malcolm Clements.
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.
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.