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Vehicle 50865 / 53865

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


Aug-83 - 50865 was noted being refurbished at Doncaster Works. It would emerge as 53865.

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50865 - original number
53865 - from May-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)



Date: 11th October 1986

Set number: TS631

Class 116 53865, set number T631, is seen at Tyseley carriage sidings on 11.10.1986 with a Heartswop Special headboard in the cab window. Andy Cole.


Date: 7th March 1987

53865 leads a Tyseley 116 set at Blunt's Green with a Stratford to Moor Street service on March 7, 1987. Mike Dean.

The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:


Date: 12th June 1988

Set number: T332

Class 116/127 hybrid T332 (M53073, M59598 and M53865) seen on the 12.50 Birmingham New Street to Norwich north of Ely on Sunday 12th June 1988. Surface Stock.


Date: 26th July 1991

Set number: T326

Tyseley's hybrid 3-car suburban set T326 formed class 116 DMS 53881 (nearest), 59668 (class 115 TCL) & 53865 (class 116 DMBS) arrives at Longbridge en-route from Redditch to Lichfield City on 26/Jul/1991. Robert Chilton.


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