Builder: BR Derby Works
Type: High Density
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: None
Engines: Leyland 150hp
Lot Number: 30363
50843 - original number
53843 - from Apr-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)
Class 116 set C312 at Mountain Ash on a railtour in October 1979. This trip included a tour of the NCB Mountain Ash system behind steam. Ian Buck.
Set C312 arrives at Cardiff Central headed by W53843 on the 8th May 1987. Shayne Lewis.
W53843 of C312 (also containing 59355 / 53896) seen at Cardiff Central on 18/5/1987. Shayne Lewis.
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.
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.