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Vehicle 50825 / 53825

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


25th August 1981 - Seen still in all-blue livery

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50825 - original number
53825 - from Oct-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)



Date: 20th March 1987

Set number: 116389

Class 116 53825, set number 116 389, is seen at Tyseley on 20.03.1987 after being transferred down from Scotland. Not all of these ex-Scottish based Class 116's entered service at Tyseley, some were withdrawn for spares. 53825 still carries Trans Clyde branding. Andy Cole.


Date: 4th October 1987

Class 116 DMBS SC53825 seen at Tyseley during the open day on the 4th October 1987. Stuart Mackay Collection.


Date: 9th November 1989

Class 116 SC53825 at Vic Berrys on November 9, 1989. Surface Stock.

The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:


Date: 29th November 1957

A Derby suburban set headed by W50878 arrives at Birmingham Snow Hill on 29 November 1957 ready to work the 2.05pm to Stratford-on-Avon. In brand new condition, it was delivered that month and the set would also contain 59333 and 50825. Michael Mensing.


Date: 20th May 1989

Set number: T204

Class 108 DMBS 53974, set number T204, is seen at Tyseley on 20.05.1989. The road it is on leads to the wheel lathe, and its partner, 54503 was on the lathe. The adjacent Class 116 (either 53825 or 53873) is missing a drivers door. Andy Cole.


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