Builder: BR Derby Works
Type: High Density
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: None
Engines: Leyland 150hp
Lot Number: 30211
50051 - original number
53051 - from Jun-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)
In 1960 W50051 is the DMBS in this Class 116 set see at Priestfield. Michael Mensing.
Class 116 set TY512 (presumably 50051 + 59012 + 50113) in Birmingham New Street circa 1970 with a Stratford-Upon-Avon service. Stuart Mackay Collection.
Set TS512 (M50051 + M59358 + M50113) is an unusual visitor at Thornaby on March 1st, 1981, for tyre turning John Carter.
Class 116 DMBS 53051, set number T100, is seen at Tyseley in BR blue and grey livery on 4/1/86. Andy Cole.
The modified vehicles made ideal parcels vehicles in later life! 51786 is paired with Class 116 53051 heading for the Red Star Parcels depot at Manchester Victoria, 22/3/86. Paul Moxon.
53832 (front), 53051 (rear, top, with red star branding) and 53129 (rear, bottom) at Vic Berry's on 14/10/88. Ian Francis.