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Vehicle 59372

Class 116

BR Diagram 555

Builder: BR Derby Works
Type: High Density
Length: 64ft
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: None
Lot Number: 30365
Diagram: 555


October 1987 - Seen in Rail Blue livery

2nd June 1988 - Hauled from Newton Heath depot to Humberstone Yard via Toton depot by 31 230

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The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:


Date: 8th June 1986

Set number: TS702

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


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shortage at the time before withdrawal, this was one of the last Class 116 sets to carry all over blue livery and was withdrawn in this livery. 17th October 1987.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.


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