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Vehicle 50909 / 53909


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:

50909 - original number
53909 - from Apr-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Images:

DMU

Date: 1986

Set number: C316

The driver exits the cab of W53909 at Bargoed in 1986. Michael Mensing.

DMU

Date: 1986

Set number: C316

Class 116 set C316 (53909 leading, presumably with 59364 + 53856) arrives into Gilfach Fargoed station in 1986. Michael Mensing.

DMU

Date: 24th September 1987

Set number: C316

Class 116 DMS 53909, formerly of Cardiff division set formation C316, complete with Welsh dragon symbol on cab front, is seen in what was then platform 11 (now platform 9) of Newcastle station on 24/09/1987. The destination blind reads Ystrad Mynach, shortly after a member of railway staff had turned it to a blank position to avoid the confusion of the travelling public. Graeme Phillips Collection.

DMU

Date: 24th September 1987

Set number: C316

Class 116 DMS 53909, formerly of Cardiff division set formation C316, complete with Welsh dragon symbol on cab front, is seen in what was then platform 11 (now platform 9) of Newcastle station on 24/09/1987. Graeme Phillips Collection.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 23rd March 1983

Set number: C316

C316 comprises W50856, W59364 and W50909 when seen at Cogan on the 13:25 Treherbert to Barry Island, Wednesday 23 March 1983. PJ Evans.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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