Builder: Pressed Steel
Type: High Density
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: None
Engines: Leyland 150hp
Lot Number: 30546
Class 117 set L417 is seen at Tyseley on 13.09.1986 after overhaul and repainting into Network South East livery at Doncaster works. It was on it's way back to Reading. DMBS 51354 is next to blue grey Class 104 centre car M59153. Andy Cole.
In NSE colours class 117 set L417 is seen leaving Worcester Shrub Hill with an Oxford-Great Malvern service on 18/4/87. Stephen Burdett.
Class 117 DMBS 51354, set number L720, is seen departing Kensington Olympia heading for Willesden Junction on 04.04.1995. Andy Cole.
Class 117 set L720 (51354 + 51396) in Bedford Midland in November 1996. Stuart Mackay Collection.
Set L417 has one of Reading depot's spare vehicles, Class 118 W51319, in place of its regular DMS when seen at West Drayton on October 1, 1987. The two NSE vehicles are 59506 and 51354. Malcolm Clements.
Set L720. With a Class 116 roof dome (or a complete Class 116 cab?), this is Class 117 DMS 51396. It is partnered with 51354 (see image 7845), and taken at Bedford Midland in November 1996. Stuart Mackay Collection.