Builder: BR Derby Works
Type: High Density
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: None
Engines: Leyland 150hp
Lot Number: 30211
15th September 1983 - Seen in ex works condition, still carrying roof marker light
50090 - original number
53090 - from Mar-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)
T040 (53090 + 53268) at Manchester Piccadilly working 13:41 to Chester via Northwich, 3rd October 1990. Gazza Prescott.
Class 116 centre car 59374 in Glasgow Central station in 1986. It is between a Class 116 DMBS and Class 120 DMS - presumably 53090 and 53673. Andrew McConnell.
The Branch Line Society "The Clyde Forth" tour at South Leith on 23 August 1986. It is formed 53651 / 59124 / 53736 + 53673 / 59374 / 53090, the train running about an hour late at this time. Alan Rintoul.
Class 101 no. 53242, recently transferred from Eastfield and still displaying set number 101364, is seen at Sheffield on a gloomy afternoon temporarily paired with class 110 DMBS no. 52066. 53242 would shortly go on to Tyseley depot and become part of set T032 paired with class 116 DMBS no. 53090 and later DMBS no. 53844. Robert Chilton.
T411 (53863 + 59753 + 51142 + 53090) at Sutton Coldfield on the 11:23 Redditch - Lichfield City, 14/11/92. Gazza Prescott.