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Vehicle 50822 / 53822

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: 30363
Diagram: 553


19th November 1986 - Seen with roof ventilators removed

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50822 - original number
53822 - from Oct-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)



Date: 7th November 1982

Set number: 387

A Class 116 d.m.u. northbound on the Troon avoiding line, Lochgreen Jn. on 07-11-82. Image by A.Wilson. This view shows a train probably an empty stock working avoiding Troon on the loop line. Lochgreen Junction with its signal box is in the background. This was the original main line and was superseded in 1892 when the loop was built, bringing the passenger station into the town. This avoiding line closed shortly after this, on 28-11-1982, in preparation for re-signalling and electrification. Gordon Thomson.


Date: 26th July 1986

Set number: 116387

116387 arrives into Meadowbank Stadium station with a shuttle from Edinburgh Waverley on July 26th, 1986. Hamish Stevenson.


Date: September 1986

Set number: 116387

116387 (presumably with 53822 leading) and 120521 at Glasgow Central in September 1986. Andrew McConnell.


Date: 12th December 1992

Set number: T061

T061 (53822 + 53645) arrives into Lichfield TV on the 14:35 Coventry - Stoke, 12/12/92. Gazza Prescott.

The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:


Date: July 1986

Set number: 116387

116387 (presumably 53881 + 59330 + 53822) departs from Edinburgh Waverley with a Commonwealth Games shuttle to Meadowbank in July 1986. S Saunders.


Date: 21st February 1987

Class 116 53873 is seen at Tyseley on 21.02.1987 having been transferred down from Scotland. It still carries Trans Clyde branding. Another ex-ScR vehicle 53822 is seen on the left. Andy Cole.


Date: 9th July 1988

Set number: T319

M51129, M59756, M51149 and M53822 seen at Ely North Junction with the 09.55 SO Birmingham New Street to Yarmouth on 9th July 1988. Surface Stock.


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