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British Rail Class 116
Set T326 (51131 and 51321) at Arley.JPG
Set T326, formed of vehicles 51131 and 51321, at Arley on the Severn Valley Railway on 15 October 2004, whilst taking part in the Railcar 50 event. This unit is painted in BR Blue/Grey livery, and is preserved on the Battlefield Line Railway.
In service 1961-1990
Manufacturer BR Derby
Constructed 1957–1961
Number built DMBS: 108,

DMS: 108, TS: 10,

TC: 94
Formation 2 cars per trainset
Operator(s) British Rail
Car length 64 ft 0 in
Width 9 ft 3 in
Height 12 ft 4 1/2 in
Maximum speed 70 mph (112 km/h)
Weight 38 tons 10 cwt

The British Rail Class 116 diesel multiple units were built by BR Derby from 1957 to 1961.

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