Builder: BR Derby Works
Type: High Density
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: None
Engines: Leyland 150hp
Lot Number: 30363
25th August 1981 - Seen still in all-blue livery
50825 - original number
53825 - from Oct-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)
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 Not all of these ex-Scottish based Class 116's entered service at Tyseley, some were withdrawn for spares. 53825 still carries Trans Clyde branding.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.
Class 116 DMBS SC53825 seen at Tyseley during the open day on the 4th October 1987. Stuart Mackay Collection.
Class 116 SC53825 at Vic Berrys on November 9, 1989. Surface Stock.
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.
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.