Builder: BR Derby Works
Type: High Density
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: None
Engines: Leyland 150hp
Lot Number: 30363
50844 - original number
53844 - from Feb-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)
Derby three-car unit 53844 - 59335 - 53897 passing the unique Stratford Southern signalbox forming a service to North Woolwich, just prior to energisation of the third rail, 1st May 1985. Gordon Edgar.
T335 (53844 + M59674 + 53827) is seen at Tyseley with the 12:52 Birmingham Snow Hill - Dorridge service on January 27th, 1990. Hamish Stevenson.
Class 116 M53844 (T032) at Snailwell on May 12, 1991. Surface Stock.
Class 101 no. 53242, recently transferred from Eastfield and still displaying set number 101364, is seen at Sheffield on a gloomy afternoon temporarily paired with class 110 DMBS no. 52066. 53242 would shortly go on to Tyseley depot and become part of set T032 paired with class 116 DMBS no. 53090 and later DMBS no. 53844. Robert Chilton.