Set TS355 in Birmingham Moor Street on 25/4/87. Composed of 53920 + 59372 + 53867, which were recently ex-Stratford. It was the first all-over blue set noted in the Birmingham area for a while. Andy Leckenby.
Class 116 set TS357 - with a Met-Camm centre car and the DMS possibly 53895 - pass by at Stratford-upon-Avon in 1987. The passengers at the windows and people on the lineside ahead suggest there may be a(nother) train of interest about to pass. Graeme Phillips Collection.
Recently ex-works Tyseley Class 116 set TS500 (M50092 closest) seen in Birmingham Moor Street station on the 15th May 1976. Stephen Burdett.
TS501 (presumably 50097 + 59001 + 50057) is seen in a snowy Hatton station in January 1979. Michael Mensing.
Class 116 DMBS 50861 is seen at New Street, 31.07.1982. Andy Cole.
Tyseley set TS504 seen at Sutton Coldfield in mid-1975. Michael Mensing.
M59005 is the centre car in this refurbished Class 116 set arriving at Wood End on September 4th, 1976, with the 2.10pm Birmingham (Moor St) - Stratford-on-Avon. The power car appears to be M50094 which would make it set TS505, refurbished in June 1976. Michael Mensing.
M50065 leads refurbished set TS505 when seen at St Andrews in mid-1977. Michael Mensing.
M50099 leads set Class 116 set TS507 at Sutton Coldfield in Autumn 1976, with a Swindon Cross Country set on the rear. Michael Mensing.
Class 116 53098, set number TS509, is seen at Tyseley on 26.12.1986. This was one of the very few to carry it's set number on the front in big numerals. Andy Cole.
A wintry 1979 view of the staggered platform at Cradley Heath previously known as Cradley Heath & Cradley with a 6 car 116 dmu preparing for the climb to Old Hill with a service from Kidderminster to Birmingham New Street. A Saturday afternoon working perhaps strengthened to cope with football fans for Birmingham City. All the buildings on the left bar one (Dunns Photographic) have been swept away and the up platform re-sited behind the photographer. The poster advertises pantomime starring Tom O Connor! Stephen Burdett.
M53913 is the closest vehicle in set TS511 seen at Warwick on July 10, 1987. Malcolm Clements.
At Birmingham Moor Street 1987 on 24/9/87, 2 days before the closure of the terminal platforms, a class 116 DMU awaits departure with a Leamington Spa service. It carries set number TS511 in the window, by this date it would probably be known as set T511. Stephen Burdett.
A couple of Class 116 DMUs on an empty stock working from Tyseley to New Street have just passed Small Heath, January 1985. The rear vehicle is 53113 (set TS 512). Stephen Burdett.
Refurbished Class 116 set TS515 (presumably 51143 + 59015 + 50050) is seen on the on the Abbey St spur at Nuneaton Trent Valley in 1979. Michael Mensing.
At Birmingham Moor Street in April 1987 a class 116 dmu waits to leave for Stratford upon Avon. It seems to be set TS516 (the DMBS closest is presumably 53074). Stephen Burdett.
M50056 heads set TS518 through the snow at Hatton at January 1979. Michael Mensing.
Oval buffered set TS518 enters Hatton station in early 1979. Michael Mensing.
Refurbished Class 116 set TS520 is seen at Nuneaton on April 28, 1979. Michael Mensing.
M53905 leads set TS520 into Warwick station on July 10, 1987. Malcolm Clements.