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Vehicle 50876 / 53876

Class 116

BR Diagram 554

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: 30364
Diagram: 554


21st June 1984 - Seen with 'Trans-Clyde GG' branding and unit no. 388

3rd June 1986 - Seen with silencers on end exhaust pipes

3rd June 1986 - Seen without gangway connection

28th February 1987 - Seen without gangway connections

28th February 1987 - Seen with Trans-Clyde GG logos

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50876 - original number
53876 - from Jan-84 (53xxx / 54xxx change)



Date: July 1986

Set number: 388

SC53876 is on the rear of a six-car Class 116 formation forming a Commonwealth Games shuttle departing Edinburgh Waverley for Meadowbank in July 1986. S Saunders.


Date: 28th March 1987

Set number: T533

53876 Class 116, set number T533, is at Tyseley on 28.03.1987, has just been transferred down from Scotland and still carries the Trans Clyde branding as well as Greater Glasgow symbols. Andy Cole.

The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:


Date: 7th April 1984

Set number: 116388

Class 116 DMBS Sc53823 (with 59354 and presumably 53876) leads the 1317 Glasgow Central to Barrhead service away from Central station on 7th April 1984 as a class 311 emu on the late running 1312 to Newtown follows. On the left is 86035. Bruce Galloway.


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