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Vehicle 59445

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: 30448
Diagram: 555

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The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:


Date: 6th August 1979

Set number: B468

Cardiff Central on my day trip of Monday 6th August 1979. On the right is Class 116 BR Derby Suburban set C333, W51148 + W59445 + W51135 which had arrived on the 09.17 Penarth - Cardiff and was about to leave as the 09.45 to Merthyr. On the left, still in all over blue is Class 118 BRCW set B468 W51310 + W59471 + W51325 which had come in on the 08.25 from Gloucester. It was attached to Met Cam Class 101 set B801 (W51446 + W 59547 + W51517) after this shot was taken and then worked the 09.55 to Weston-Super-Mare. Gerard Fletcher.


Date: 20th March 1980

Set number: C333

C333 (presumably 51148 + 59445 + 51135) fresh out of the works class 116 leaves the large station at Pontypridd on a Merthyr to Barry Island service on 20/5/1980. Stephen Burdett.


Date: 26th July 1991

Set number: T404

Tyseley's hybrid 4-car suburban set T404 formed class 115 DMBS 51857 (nearest), 59607 (class 127 TSL), 59445 (class 116 TC) & 53919 (class 116 DMS) departs Longbridge under signal Saltley 26, as ECS following working in from Lichfield City on 26/Jul/1991. Robert Chilton.


Date: 22nd November 1992

Set number: T003

Class 121 977826, set number T003, is seen at Tyseley on 22.11.1992 after it had been converted to Sandite use. W59445 is on the right. Andy Cole.



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