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Vehicle 50123 / 53123


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: 30213
Diagram: 554

Notes

22nd March 1988 - Condemned cars 51308, 51324, 51309, 59171, 53123, 53819, 53108, 59119, 54177, 53456, 59541, 59568, 59374, 59560, 59552 & 59524 hauled from Newton Heath to Vic Berry's yard by Class 31

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50123 - original number
53123 - from Apr-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Images:

DMU

Date: unknown

A 3-car Class 116 set having just left Reddish North for Brinnington. Date unknown, probably mid-1970s and possibly 50123 leading, which was allocated to Newton Heath between 5/76 and 12/77. Peter Heppenstall.

DMU

Date: 10th August 1978

Set number: TS552

On August 10, 1978, hybrid Class 116/101 set TS552 (presumably 50123 + 59543 + 50081) leads another Class 116 set south of Erdington Station with the 5.59pm Longbridge - Lichfield City service. Michael Mensing.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: September 1984

A 116/101/116 hybrid set, 53081/59543 and presumably 50123, at Chester circa September 1984. Stuart Mackay Collection.

DMU

Date: 1986

Set number: TS601

53081 59543 53123 are unusual visitors to Doncaster station in 1986... an arrival from the Midlands would have been more likely to be a Class 114. Graeme Phillips Collection.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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