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Vehicle 50080 / 53080


Class 116

BR Diagram 553

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: 30211
Diagram: 553

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50080 - original number
53080 - from Apr-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Images:

DMU

Date: 22nd May 1980

Set number: C300

With Cardiff Central showing on the destination blind, C300 (presumably 50080 + 59030 + 50122) has a well deserved rest after grinding its way up the Rhymney Valley into Rhymney station on 22/5/80. Stephen Burdett.

DMU

Date: 12th August 1984

Set number: C300

Class 116 set C300 stabled at Treherbert on the 12th August 1984. Steve Davies Collection.

DMU

Date: 8th May 1987

Set number: C300

W53080 as part of set C300, seen at Cardiff Central on the 8th May 1987. Shayne Lewis.

DMU

Date: Late 1980s

Set number: C300

C300 in Barry station. Late 1980s. Steve Davies Collection.

DMU

Date: 19th April 1989

Set number: C360

C360 (53080 + 53122) at Merthyr Tydfil on the 18:04 to Penarth, 19/4/89. Gazza Prescott.

DMU

Date: 21st August 1989

Set number: C360

W53080 heads C360 into Abercynon with a Cardiff to Merthyr train, on the 21st August 1989. Mac Winfield.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 30th September 1985

Set number: C300

W53122 + W59030 + W53080 form set C300 at Coryton after arrival with the 12:22 from Penarth on September 30, 1985. Hamish Stevenson.

DMU

Date: 8th May 1987

Set number: C300

C300 (53122 + 59030 + 50080) at Cardiff Central on the 8th May 1987. Shayne Lewis.

DMU

Date: 22nd April 1989

Set number: C360

C360 (53122 + 53080) and C362 (53128 + 53086) arrive at Radyr on the 18:42 Treherbert-Penarth, 22nd April 1989. Gazza Prescott.

DMU

Date: 22nd April 1989

Set number: C360

On the 22nd April 1989 C360 (53122 + 53080) and C362 (53128 + 53086) are seen at Treherbert, having arrived on the 19:55 ex-Penarth. Gazza Prescott.

DMU

Date: 21st August 1989

Set number: C360

C360 (53122 + 53080) At Abercynon on a return trip to Barry Island from Merthyr Tydfil 21/8/89. Mac Winfield.

                                                                                                                                                                             

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