Builder: Pressed Steel
Type: High Density
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: None
Engines: Leyland 150hp
Lot Number: 30548
L418 (W51397 + W59507 + W51355) at Windsor Central on 15/6/80. Robert Frise.
Class 117 DMS W51397 leads 3 car set L418 at Slough forming the 10:52 Reading to Paddington service on 2nd July 1984. Bruce Galloway.
L418 appears to be ex-works when seen at Southall in early 1985. Stuart Mackay Collection.
The Sharpness Shunter railtour at Sharpness, 26/10/85. Chris Lings.
The 'Sharpness Shunter' railtour seen in Gloucester Docks on the 26th October 1985. Chris Lings.
NSE liveried Class 117 set 418 passes Southall shed in October 1987. Stuart Mackay Collection.
Network South East liveried Pressed Steel Class 117; Set L418 with 51397 leading, approaching Southall station on the Up Relief line with a service for Paddington. Since the Heathrow electrification work took place this view is completely impossible with a large signal gantry erected very close to the road bridge where this was taken from. 27n May 1988. Alistair Fyffe.