Builder: Pressed Steel
Type: High Density
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: None
Engines: Leyland 150hp
Lot Number: 30548
Class 117 L417 in a rather chilly Reading station on the 16th January 1985. 54A South Dock.
Class set L417 passes the former Southall depot in April 1985. Stuart Mackay Collection.
Class 117 DMS 51396, set number L417, is seen after overhaul and repaint into Network South East livery by Doncaster Works at Tyseley on 13.09.1986. It was being delivered back to Reading. Andy Cole.
NSE-liveried L417 at Oxford on the 16th April 1991. DMS 51396 has had a replacement cab roof dome. Mike Cooper.
51396 is receiving some attention at Reading after arriving from Redhill in 1993. John Law.
Class 117 car 51396 at the rear of the three car "school train" at Bedford on 13th February 1995. Ian Buck.
117702 passes Shepherds Bush on the West London line on 28th April 1995. There is now a station near this spot which has changed out of all recognition after the construction of the Westfield Shopping Centre. Ian Buck.
At Bow Brickhill, one of many minor halts on the Bedford to Bletchley line sees the arrival of class 117 51396 on the front of set 117702 on 15th October 1998. Ian Buck.
On the Gospel Oak to Barking line 51396 leads set 117702 into Wanstead Park on the 12th March 1999. Ian Buck.