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Vehicle 50848 / 53848


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

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50848 - original number
53848 - from Apr-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Images:

DMU

Date: 6th March 1981

Set number: C314

Two Class 116 sets at Taff Wells on May 6, 1981. The closest is C314, presumably 50848 59033 50901. Steve Davies Collection.

DMU

Date: 30th December 1981

Set number: C314

50848 at the head of C314 at Treherbert, 30/12/81. Chris Lings.

DMU

Date: 19th August 1990

Set number: C374

The cutting of W53848 (C374) is nearly complete when seen at Vic Berry's on August 19, 1990. Surface Stock.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 20th June 1987

Set number: C314

The Guard of C314 (53901 + 59365 + 53848) is in a jolly good mood at Rhymney, having arrived as the 06:06 ex-Penarth. 20/6/87. Gazza Prescott.

DMU

Date: 14th July 1988

A Class 101/116 set (E54071 + W53848) in Morecambe station on the 14th July 1988. Hamish Stevenson.

DMU

Date: 19th April 1989

Set number: C374

53887 + 53848 (C374) at Penarth on the 15:02 to Llandaff, 19/4/89. Gazza Prescott.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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