A pair of hybrid pairs! T032 (presumably 53073 + 53242) is a 116/101, behind is a 108/101. Taken at Albrighton, date unknown, circa early 1990s. Tom Clift.
A Class 101/116 set (E54071 + W53848) in Morecambe station on the 14th July 1988. Hamish Stevenson.
A 101/116 hybrid set is seen with a 108 and 104 as they speed through Abergele and Pensarm (at 12XX) on Wednesday 31st August 1988. Colin Brooks.
Hybrid DMU formations at Manchester Victoria on 17-10-88, a Class 116/101 2-car and a Class 101 3-car with a non-Met-Camm centre car. The unusual location of the BR logo on the 116 suggests this recently had Valleys Branding removed. On Tour With the Class 13 Army.
Short-lived hybrid C980 (53089 + 51513) passes Canton on 31/12/88. Mac Winfield.
Class 116/101 hybrid set T040 (presumably M53061 + M51505) arrives at Dolwyddelan station on the Conwy Valley line in 1990. John Law.
51505 leads Class 101/116 hybrid set T040 (the 116 is presumably 53061) into Llanrwst new station in 1990. John Law.
Class 116/101 hybrid set T037 at Nuneaton on September 4, 1990, 53853 closest, presumably with 51511. John Carter.
T040 (53090 + 53268) at Manchester Piccadilly working 13:41 to Chester via Northwich, 3rd October 1990. Gazza Prescott.
Class 116/101 hybrid set T038 is seen in a very snowy Stafford station in 1991. Mel Holley.
Class 116/101 hybrid L210 with 53083 leading enters Reading on 27/3/91. 53083 lost it’s original working partner as long ago as 1961 when 50125 was written off by a runaway coal train in the Afan Valley, South Wales. Mac Winfield.
The hybrid L210 (Class 116 53083 / Class 101 DTC) is seen at Oxford on 16-4-91. Mike Cooper.
T043 (53826 + 53171) on the blocks at Manchester Piccadilly, having arrived as the 08:47 ex-Chester via Northwich. (This diagram was booked a TS 2-car set for a year or two and produced some huge machines!). 20/4/91. Gazza Prescott.
T039 (53079 + 53746) at Manchester Oxford Rd, having arrived as the 14:00 ex-Warrington Central, 13th May 1991. Gazza Prescott.
Class 101/116 hybrid set LO633 53269 + 53849 at Manchester Piccadilly on May 17, 1991. Surface Stock.
Class 101/116 hybrid set T038 (presumably 51808 and 53838) at Llandudno Junction on the 3rd June 1991. Hamish Stevenson.
T039 (M53079 (with "341" under the number) + M51505) sits at Llandudno on the 6th June 1991 with the 17:53 to Blaenau. Hamish Stevenson.
M51505 + Class 116 M53061 depart platform 4 Llandudno Junction on the 13:17 to Blaenau Ffestoniog (A bit late at 1358!) 24/6/91. Kevin Dowd.
T052 (53060 + 53321) at Rugby having arrived on 17:12 ex-Stoke. This was a top DMU diagram via the WCML! 6/8/92. Gazza Prescott.
T037 (53853 + 51151) arrives into Shrewsbury working the 13:47 Wolverhampton - Chester, 2/1/92. Gazza Prescott.
T039 (51505 & 53079) at Wolverhampton, having arrived with the 13:51 from Chester, 2nd January 1992. Gazza Prescott.
One of the class 116/101 hybrids stabled at Tyseley Depot with some three car suburban units and the new order in the shape of 153 320, on 15/July/1992. Robert Chilton.
Class 101 53168 with class 116 51129 as Tyseley's hybrid set T056 stands at Derby station on the morning of 16/Jul/1992. The nearest vehicle is another which has recently been transferred, this time still retaining it's former Norwich depot set number (102) and RETB aerial from working on the East Suffolk line. Robert Chilton.
Tyseley's set T052 formed as a hybrid with class 101 53321 and out of sight class 116 53060, at Derby on 17/Jul/1992. 53321 still has it's former Norwich set number 104 and there is a patch between the centre and second man's cab windows where there was previously a mounting for an East Suffolk line RETB aerial. Robert Chilton.
Tyseley depot's set T052, formed as a hybrid unit with class 116 53060 and class 101 53321 waits at Derby on 17/Jul/1992 with a Crewe service, with 158 780 alongside on a Nottingham service. Robert Chilton.
Tyseley depot's set T052, formed as a hybrid unit with class 116 53060 and class 101 53321, seen by peering over one of the footbridge windowsills at Derby on 17/Jul/1992. 158 780 stands alongside with a Nottingham service. Robert Chilton.
Class 116/101 hybrid T036 M53054+53245 at Derby on the 20th October 1992 with a service for Skegness. Kevin Law.
51129 and 53168 (T056) at Rugby after arrival with 1720 ex- Stoke, 7/11/92. Gazza Prescott.
In need of a wash, T038 (53838 + 51808) leaves Derby working the 10:18 Nottingham - Crewe, 4/1/93. Gazza Prescott.
T036 (53054 + 53245) is a 116/101 hybrid set seen at Skegness with the 11:47 to Nottingham, 12th February 1993. Gazza Prescott.