Builder: BR Derby Works
Type: High Density
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: None
Engines: Leyland 150hp
Lot Number: 30364
19/05/84 - Tyseley formation 53055 / 59611 / 53116 + 53890 / 59603 / 53867 was an unusual visitor to the Hastings area on 19 May 1984 on a working from Bicester.
50890 - original number
53890 - from Apr-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)
A rainy evening (13th October 1974) in the gloom of New Street station as Tyseley Class 116 set TY542 (presumably with 50890 closest) - prepares to depart on a train back to Lichfield - I had just arrived on it from there. This service was electrified and became part of the cross-city route to Redditch. Another dmu is just arriving in the adjacent platform. Pete LG99.
T320 53890 + 59720 + 51138 makes a very rare appearance covering for a 156 on 1L65 10:20 Liverpool Lime St to Ipswich at New Mills South Junction, 24-4-90. Kevin Dowd.
T320 (53890 + 59720 + 53890) arrives at Blake St. with the 12:04 Lichfield City - Longbridge, 23rd February 1991. Gazza Prescott.
Class 116 DMS M53890 at Snailwell on March 24, 1992. Surface Stock.