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Vehicle 51394

Class 117

BR Diagram 535

Builder: Pressed Steel
Type: High Density
Length: 64ft
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: None
Engines: Leyland 150hp
Transmission: Mechanical
Lot Number: 30548
Diagram: 535



Date: 23rd March 1984

Set number: B450

Local railway management discuss an issue at Worcester Shrub Hill as a local service arrives from Hereford, formed of a Pressed Steel class 117 three-car set 'B450', 23rd March 1984. Gordon Edgar.


Date: 10th August 1987

Set number: C450

Hybrid Class 117/101 set C450 (51394 + 59539 + probably 51352) is seen in Penarth station on August 10th, 1987. The centre car, which the photographer noted as carrying a data sticker claiming it was 19 metres long, would later become the green centre car in 'Daisy'. Michael Mensing.


Date: 13th August 1988

Set number: T315

A 6-car Pressed Steel Suburban Tyseley allocated class 117 formation, set T315 (M51394) closest, presumably on a cross country working from Birmingham is seen on arrival at Norwich, 13th August 1988. M51394 was one of the last of her class in service making it into Regional Railway colours and is now preserved. Andrew J Crowther.


Date: 3rd September 1994

Set number: 117314

Class 117 DMS 51394, set number 117 314, is seen at Springburn Works receiving attention to it's bogies on 03.09.1994. Andy Cole.

The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:


Date: 15th August 1984

Set number: B450

Erroneously displaying Avonmouth as its destination class 117 set B450 consisting of W51352 + W59539 + W51394 at Dawlish on the 15th August 1984. The centre car is a class 101 trailer. Kevin Law.


Date: 28th May 1988

Set number: T310

51373, 59486, 51415, 51352, 59677, 51394 at Ely North Junction with the 10.20 Yarmouth to Birmingham Nerw Street on 28th May 1988. Surface Stock.


Date: 12th July 1992

Set number: 117314

Taken at Doncaster Works during the open day on 12/7/92, 117314 (51352 + 59489 + 51394) has been overhauled and awaits release from the Works. Kevin Dowd.


Date: 10th September 1993

Set number: 117314

117314 - formed 51352 + 59489 + 51394 - is working the 17:27 Edinburgh - Perth when seen at Markinch on the 10th September 1993. Hamish Stevenson.



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