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Vehicle 50854 / 53854


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:

50854 - original number
53854 - from Mar-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Images:

DMU

Date: 20th May 1972

Set number: P355

Set P355 at St. Ives with a St. Erth train on the 20th May 1972. According to the Hugh Longworth book the vehicles would be 50854, 59346 and 50907. Hamish Stevenson.

DMU

Date: 10th June 1985

Set number: TS619

Class 116/127 hybrid set TS619 (presumably 53854 + 59592 + 53907) with the 13:10 Birmingham Moor St - Stratford Upon Avon approaching Stratford Upon Avon at 13:50 on Monday 10th June 1985. Colin Brooks.

DMU

Date: 18th July 1987

Set number: T321

T321 (53854 closest, 53907 furthest) heads for Canton Sidings from Cardiff Central after working the 15:30 ex-Hereford on Saturday 18th July 1987. PJ Evans.

DMU

Date: 29th June 1990

Set number: T321

T321 (53854 + 59723 + 53907) “Dusty Bin” (a nickname the set received after the catchphrase from a TV show) leaves King’s Norton with the 08:32 Lichfield TV - Longbridge, 29th June 1990. Gazza Prescott.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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