Builder: BR Derby Works
Type: High Density
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: None
Engines: Leyland 150hp
Lot Number: 30363
12th October 1982 - Seen with oval buffers
4th November 1983 - Seen in ex works condition and branded 'TransClyde GG'
5th December 1985 - Seen with 'Trans-Clyde' to right of driver's door and 'GG' to right of first passenger door
3rd June 1986 - Seen with silencers on end exhaust pipes
3rd June 1986 - Seen without gangway connection
28th February 1987 - Seen without gangway connections
28th February 1987 - Seen with Trans-Clyde GG logos
50823 - original number
53823 - from Jan-84 (53xxx / 54xxx change)
Class 116 DMBS Sc53823 (with 59354 and presumably 53876) leads the 1317 Glasgow Central to Barrhead service away from Central station on 7th April 1984 as a class 311 emu on the late running 1312 to Newtown follows. On the left is 86035. Bruce Galloway.
With full (early) Trans-Clyde GG branding still surviving, 116 388 is seen at Falkirk Grahamston led by SC53823 (formerly 50823). Circa 1986. Andrew McConnell.
The 18:40 shuttle to Edinburgh Waverley waits to depart from Meadowbank Stadium on July 26th 1986. It is formed of 116 388, the DMBS closest is presumably 53823. Hamish Stevenson.
Withdrawn class 116 car 53823 at tyesley Depot in February 1995. Ian Buck.