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Vehicle 50051 / 53051


Class 116

BR Diagram 553

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: 30211
Diagram: 553

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50051 - original number
53051 - from Jun-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Images:

DMU

Date: 1960

In 1960 W50051 is the DMBS in this Class 116 set see at Priestfield. Michael Mensing.

DMU

Date: circa 1970

Set number: TY512

Class 116 set TY512 (presumably 50051 + 59012 + 50113) in Birmingham New Street circa 1970 with a Stratford-Upon-Avon service. Stuart Mackay Collection.

DMU

Date: 1st March 1981

Set number: TS512

Set TS512 (M50051 + M59358 + M50113) is an unusual visitor at Thornaby on March 1st, 1981, for tyre turning John Carter.

DMU

Date: 4th January 1986

Set number: TS100

Class 116 DMBS 53051, set number T100, is seen at Tyseley in BR blue and grey livery on 4/1/86. Andy Cole.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 22nd March 1986

The modified vehicles made ideal parcels vehicles in later life! 51786 is paired with Class 116 53051 heading for the Red Star Parcels depot at Manchester Victoria, 22/3/86. Paul Moxon.

DMU

Date: 14th October 1988

53832 (front), 53051 (rear, top, with red star branding) and 53129 (rear, bottom) at Vic Berry's on 14/10/88. Ian Francis.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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