Derby Works Class 116 M50050 seen in New Street on 04-03-82. Met-Camm centre car 59130 can be seen on the left. Vincent Haworth.
Class 116 M53050 leads the 09.55 SO Birmingham to Yarmouth at Queen Adelaide on July 2, 1988. Surface Stock.
53050 in Lichfield City, September 4, 1990. John Carter.
T069 M53050 + M52049, 2H03 13:20 Buxton to Piccadilly, deputising for a 150 at New Mills Newtown, 18-3-91. Kevin Dowd.
In 1960 W50051 is the DMBS in this Class 116 set see at Priestfield. Michael Mensing.
Class 116 set TY512 (presumably 50051 + 59012 + 50113) in Birmingham New Street circa 1970 with a Stratford-Upon-Avon service. Stuart Mackay Collection.
Class 116 set TY512 (presumably 50051 + 59012 + 50113) at Four Oaks in the summer of 1974. Michael Mensing.
Set TS512 (M50051 + M59358 + M50113) is an unusual visitor at Thornaby on March 1st, 1981, for tyre turning John Carter.
Class 116 DMBS 53051, set number T100, is seen at Tyseley in BR blue and grey livery on 4/1/86. Andy Cole.
50052 (and presumably 59002 and 50094) are seen in Birmingham Snow Hill in Mid-May 1957. Michael Mensing.
This is likely a crew training run, led by W50052 (and presumably followed by 59002 and 59094) seen near the summit of Hatton Bank (Leamington - Birmingham line) on the 26th May 1957. Michael Mensing.
M50052 leads a three-car Derby suburban set (centre car is 59002) with an extra vehicle added to the rear approaching Swan Village. They form the 4.23pm Wellington - Birmingham Snow Hill service on October 11, 1966. Michael Mensing.
This appears to be Class 116 set TY502 (which should be 50052 + 59002 + 50107), heading for Birmingham Moor Street circa 1969 from Hall Green station. Stuart Mackay Collection.
A Derby suburban DMU at Knowle & Dorridge with a Birmingham - Lapworth service, 27/04/1963. DMBS W50053 leads. Nigel Walls.
Two Tyseley 116 dmus (TS543 in plain blue (with 50053 presumably closest) and a refurbished set) waits their next working from platform 3 at Stratford upon Avon. Date unknown. Stephen Burdett.
Class 116 DMBS 53053 leading set T324, with 59672 and 53101 on the Lickey Incline near Bromsgrove on 4/Mar/1990. The centre trailer is a class 115 TCL. The leading vehicle still retains it's top marker light - originally the earliest batches of class 116s had four marker lights, one above the destination box and three across the cab front. Later the lower centre marker light was removed leaving just the two standard marker lights on the cab front; in most cases the top light was removed at the same time. Robert Chilton.
T324 (53053 + 59672 + 53101) with T027 (53019 + 54006) at Hereford, having arrived as the 17:30 ex-Birmingham New Street on the 2nd January 1992. Gazza Prescott.
An interesting formation (116 DMBS, 116 DMS, 116 DMS, 115 DMBS (smaller brake compartment) and 116 DMS), seen at Small Heath, Birmingham. Emitting a great plume of smoke as it passes... destination blind reads Longbridge, but it's not clear if this is a passenger service or an ECS move. The leading car is M53053, and set T333, which dates it around late 1993. Graeme Phillips Collection.
Derby suburban set 325 passes over the water troughs at Rowington in May 1966. Michael Mensing.
M53054, M59596 and M51136 with 09.55 SO Birmingham to Yarmouth near Ely West Junction on June 18, 1988. Surface Stock.