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Vehicle 50896 / 53896


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

2nd June 1988 - Hauled from Newton Heath depot to Humberstone Yard via Toton depot by 31 230

26th June 1988 - Seen in Vic Berry's yard

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50896 - original number
53896 - from Apr-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Images:

DMU

Date: unknown

Set number: C312

C312 contains W53896 / W59355 / W53843 at Lawrence Hill circa 1984, a Cardiff allocated set that was unusually working a Bristol TM - Severn Beach service. Robert Tarling.

DMU

Date: 18th May 1987

Set number: C312

The DMS in C312 is 53896, working a Ystrad Mynach service when seen at Cardiff on 18th May 1987. Shayne Lewis.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 8th May 1987

Set number: C312

W59355 is the centre car in set C312 seen leaving Cardiff Central on the 8th May 1987 on the 17:45 to Chepstow. On its left is 53896 and the DMBS on the right is 53843. Shayne Lewis.

DMU

Date: 18th May 1987

Set number: C312

W53843 of C312 (also containing 59355 / 53896) seen at Cardiff Central on 18/5/1987. Shayne Lewis.

DMU

Date: 18th May 1987

Set number: C312

The centre car from C312 is W59355, also seen is 53896 at Cardiff on 18/5/87. Shayne Lewis.

DMU

Date: unknown

W53133 on stands at Vic Berry's scrapyard. Also on stands on the left is W59037, and on the right is W53896. Undated. Ian Francis.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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