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Vehicle 50088 / 53088

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: 30211
Diagram: 553

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50088 - original number
53088 - from Apr-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)



Date: 14th October 1987

Set number: C304

A topless W53088 from C304 at Vic Berry's yard on 14/10/87. Malcolm Clements.

The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:


Date: 28th February 1984

Set number: C304

A 2-car C304 (53130 + 53088) stabled overnight at Treherbert, 28/02/84 (or late '80s?). This was during the time of various reviews and saw the Rhymney line worked by a bubble car in the off peak between Rhymney and Bargoed and the Sunday Merthyr service was also bubble car worked with the vehicle working the 04xxish ex-Treherbert Monday to Saturday. PJ Evans.


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