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Vehicle 50870 / 53870


Class 116

BR Diagram 553

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: 30363
Diagram: 553

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50870 - original number
53870 - from Sep-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Images:

DMU

Date: 1st October 1966

A member of the station staff has a chat with the driver of W50870 at Milverton before departure on October 1, 1966. Steve Davies Collection.

DMU

Date: 1st October 1966

W50870 heads a 2-car Class 116 set departing from Milverton on the 1st October 1966. Steve Davies Collection.

DMU

Date: 1st October 1966

A two-car 116 set at Milverton on October 1st 1966. The DMBS is W50870. Steve Davies Collection.

DMU

Date: 1st October 1966

W50870 heading out of Milverton on October 1st, 1966. This was the last day of service on the line. Steve Davies Collection.

DMU

Date: 7th May 1988

Set number: N652

Class 116 53870, set number N652, is seen on the siding down the side of the factory at Tyseley on 07.05.1988. It was based at Newton heath at the time. Andy Cole.

DMU

Date: 18th December 1988

Set number: N652

M53870, M53059, M53923 and M50117 awaiting their fate at Vic Berrys, Leicester 18-12-88. Kevin Dowd.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 1st October 1966

A two-car Class 116 set heads away from Milverton station on October 1, 1966. The DMBS (furthest vehicle) is W50870. Steve Davies Collection.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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