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Vehicle 51144

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: 30447
Diagram: 554



Date: circa 1970

Freightliner DMU. M51144 probably has had a smashed window and a large sticker has been used as a makeshift repair until it can return to Tyseley for repair. Taken in the Birmingham area circa 1970. Stuart Mackay Collection.


Date: 26th June 1990

Set number: T414

51144 - 59613 - 59661 - 51869 (T414) at Stourbridge Jct, having arrived with the 12:16 ex New St., 26th June 1990. Gazza Prescott.


Date: 15th July 1992

Set number: T420

Class 116 DMS 51144 on the rear of Tyseley set T420 formed with class 116 TS 59032, class 115 TCL 59721 and class 115 DMBS 51897 leaving Birmingham New Street on 15/Jul/1992. Robert Chilton.

The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:


Date: 4th January 1986

Set number: B586

Class 119 51077, set number B586, is seen stabled at Tyseley in BR blue and grey livery on 04-01-1988. Note it still retained First class. Class 116 M51144 is on the right. Andy Cole.


Date: unknown

Set number: T414

T414 is seen at Redditch. Thanks to Mac Winfield for the following information: between 1988 and at least 1991 T414 was formed Class 115 DMBS M51869 (nearest the camera) / 115 TS M59661 / 127 TS(L) M59613 / 116 DMS M51144. Tom Clift.


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