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Vehicle 50920 / 53920

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


October 1987 - Seen in Rail Blue livery

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50920 - original number
53920 - from May-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)



Date: 8th June 1986

Set number: TS702

TS702 (53867 + 59372 + 53920) at Tyseley, Sunday 8 June 1986. Mel Holley.


Date: 12th July 1986

Set number: TS702

Class 116 53920, set number T702, is seen at Tyseley on 12.07.1986 in all over blue livery. This had been transferred from down south and was unusually still in all over blue. Andy Cole.


Date: 3rd September 1986

Set number: TS702

TS702 - 53920 + 59372 + 53867 - seen in the sunshine under dark skies in Leamington Spa station on Wednesday 3/9/86. Mel Holley.


Date: 25th April 1987

Set number: TS355

Set TS355 in Birmingham Moor Street on 25/4/87. Composed of 53920 + 59372 + 53867, which were recently ex-Stratford. It was the first all-over blue set noted in the Birmingham area for a while. Andy Leckenby.


Date: 17th October 1987

Set number: T702

Derby built Class 116 high density set, ex Tyseley set T702 comprising of 53920, 59372, 53867 is seen in all over blue livery, at Manchester Victoria. These high density sets were certainly not common to Manchester and was probably drafted in to cover the Pacer shortage at the time before withdrawal, this was one of the last Class 116 sets to carry all over blue livery and was withdrawn in this livery. 17th October 1987. Andrew J Crowther.


Date: 30th October 1988

Set number: N358

Class 116 M53920 (M53867 in background) at Vic Berrys, Leicester 30-10-88. Kevin Dowd.


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