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Vehicle 50873 / 53873


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: 30364
Diagram: 554

Notes

28th November 1986 - Seen with exhaust silencers

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50873 - original number
53873 - from Oct-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Images:

DMU

Date: 22nd June 1980

Set number: 165

Class 116 vehicles 50873 59345 50841 at Hamilton on 22nd June 1980. It has set number 165 on a board in the left cab window. Jerry Glover.

DMU

Date: 21st February 1987

Class 116 53873 is seen at Tyseley on 21.02.1987 having been transferred down from Scotland. It still carries Trans Clyde branding. Another ex-ScR vehicle 53822 is seen on the left. Andy Cole.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 20th May 1989

Set number: T204

Class 108 DMBS 53974, set number T204, is seen at Tyseley on 20.05.1989. The road it is on leads to the wheel lathe, and its partner, 54503 was on the lathe. The adjacent Class 116 (either 53825 or 53873) is missing a drivers door. Andy Cole.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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