Builder: BR Derby Works
Type: High Density
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: None
Engines: Leyland 150hp
Lot Number: 30364
19th November 1986 - Seen with roof ventilators removed
50881 - original number
53881 - from Oct-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)
977825 - from Oct-92 (departmental stock)
Sandite From 10/92 to 2/94. Carried set number T005
116387 (presumably 53881 + 59330 + 53822) departs from Edinburgh Waverley with a Commonwealth Games shuttle to Meadowbank in July 1986. S Saunders.
Tyseley's hybrid 3-car suburban set T326 formed class 116 DMS 53881 (nearest), 59668 (class 115 TCL) & 53865 (class 116 DMBS) arrives at Longbridge en-route from Redditch to Lichfield City on 26/Jul/1991. Robert Chilton.
T320 (53881 + 59611 + 51138) at Birmingham New St with the 12:58 Longbridge - Lichfield City, 15th May 1992. Gazza Prescott.
53881 from set T320 sits in the withdrawn siding at Tyseley Depot on 15/Jul/1992. Robert Chilton.