Builder: BR Derby Works
Type: High Density
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: None
Engines: Leyland 150hp
Lot Number: 30363
50858 - original number
53858 - from Apr-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)
W53858 is at the front of set C317 seen at Newport in early 1987. Michael Mensing.
Class 116 set C317 (53858 presumably closest) is seen at Tongpandy station on March 30th, 1987. Michael Mensing.
W53858 at Cardiff on 16th May 1987 working the 12:04 to Treherbert. Shayne Lewis.
C317 at Cardiff on 16th May 1987 working the 12:04 to Treherbert, W53858 closest. Shayne Lewis.
Class 116 set C317 (W53858 + W59034 + W53911) approaches Barry Island station where it will terminate with the 14:13 ex-Treherbert on August 6th, 1987. Hamish Stevenson.
Set C377 arrives into Chippenham station early in 1988. The Class 116 power cars are presumably 53911 and 53858, and the Class 101 centre car is probably 59539. Michael Mensing.
C377 (W53911 + W53858) arrives at Cardiff Bute Road where it will terminate with the 15:45 from Caerphilly on August 31st, 1988. Hamish Stevenson.
C377 (53911 + 53858) leaves Treforest working the 12:42 Treherbert - Barry Island on the 19th April 1989. Gazza Prescott.