Builder: BR Derby Works
Type: High Density
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: None
Engines: Leyland 150hp
Lot Number: 30446
Number allocated but conversion never happened From 11/93 to 12/95.
M51138 is at the front of set TS546 when seen at East Whiteacre in 1978. Michael Mensing.
Tyseley 116 unit TS546 is bound for Birmingham Moor Street at Hall Green on 31/1/81. Stephen Burdett.
Class 116 DMBS M51138 leads Tyseley set TS622 at Birmingham Moor Street on 21st January 1984 Kevin Law.
Tyseley Class 116 3-car DMU set TS617 arriving into Birmingham Moor Street in Autumn 1985. 51138 is presumably closest. On Tour With the Class 13 Army.
Set T320 (51138 + 59611 + 53101) at Five Ways with the 16:14 New St. - Longbridge on the 6th August 1992. Gazza Prescott.
"Eddie Knorn and I travelled to Birmingham for the last advertised day of first generation DMU services on the Cross City Line, where great things were expected. Unfortunately on the day, many of the services were in the hands of 'Centro' liveried 150s. Here Class 116 DMBS 51138, set T405, and Class 117 DMS 51412, set T307, are seen at Birmingham New Street on the final day, Sunday 29 November 1992 - only it wasn't the final day as it turned out, with another 'Finale' taking place in 1993." Robert Chilton.
Class 116 DMBS 51138 leading set T405, formed as a three-car with TSL 59611 (Cl.127) and DMS 53897, seen at Birmingham New Street on the last advertised day of first generation DMU services on the Cross City Line. Robert Chilton.
T320 53890 + 59720 + 51138 makes a very rare appearance covering for a 156 on 1L65 10:20 Liverpool Lime St to Ipswich at New Mills South Junction, 24-4-90. Kevin Dowd.
T320 (53881 + 59611 + 51138) at Birmingham New St with the 12:58 Longbridge - Lichfield City, 15th May 1992. Gazza Prescott.