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Vehicle 50907 / 53907


Class 116

BR Diagram 554

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: 30364
Diagram: 554

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50907 - original number
53907 - from Mar-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Images:

DMU

Date: May 1989

Set number: T321

Two suburban sets in Butterley station (Midland Railway Centre) in May 1989, probably on a railtour. Ian Francis.

DMU

Date: May 1989

Set number: T321

Set T321 sits in Butterley station on the Midland Railway Centre as a steam service arrives. Ian Francis.

DMU

Date: 26th July 1991

Set number: T321

Class 116 DMS no. 53907 at the head of Tyseley's 3-car suburban set T321, formed with 59753 & 51854 out of sight in the gloom of Birmingham New Street. This was a hybrid set, the other two cars being class 115, a common practice at Tyseley. Waiting to leave for Longbridge on 26/Jul/1991. Robert Chilton.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following 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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