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Vehicle 51400


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

Images:

DMU

Date: 2nd April 1977

Set number: L420

Class 117 set L420 accelerates out of Slough station with a Paddington to Reading service on April 2nd, 1977. Rex Holt.

DMU

Date: 18th February 1980

Set number: L420

Most of the Pressed Steel built Class 117 three car DMUs spent most of their lives working suburban services out of Paddington. In a short-lived livery, set L420 (W51400 leading) is seen at Banbury North, running round before returning to Oxford. 18/2/80. Mike Dean.

DMU

Date: 23rd July 1985

Set number: L420

L420 (51400 + 59510 + 51358) arrives at Southall on 23 July 85. Stuart Mackay Collection.

DMU

Date: 30th November 1986

Set number: L420

Class 117 vehicles 51400 and 59510 at Doncaster Works 30/11/86. Jerry Glover.

DMU

Date: 21st February 1987

Set number: L420

L420 at Ealing Broadway on 21st February 1987, composed of 51400, 59510 and 51358. Malcolm Clements.

DMU

Date: 21st February 1987

Set number: L420

L420 at Ealing Broadway on 21st February 1987, with 51400 in front of 59510. Malcolm Clements.

DMU

Date: 21st February 1987

Set number: L420

L420 (51400 + 59510 + 51358) at Ealing Broadway station on 21st February 1987. Malcolm Clements.

DMU

Date: 3rd February 2000

At about this time the rundown of North London Railway dmus was in full swing and we started to couple anything that would move in random sets. Class 117 51400 was at this time withdrawn and is seen in the sidings at Bletchley depot. Ian Buck.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 22nd June 1985

Set number: L420

The BLS "The Cotswold Lion" railtour at Long Marston, formed 51358, 59510 51400 and bubble 55028. 22/6/85. Chris Lings.

DMU

Date: 21st February 1987

Set number: L420

Class 117 set L420 (51358 + 59510 + 51400) departs from Ealing Broadway station on February 21, 1987. Malcolm Clements.

DMU

Date: 25th March 1987

Set number: L420

L420 (51358, 59510, 51400) at Great Malvern, 25-03-87. Vincent Haworth.

DMU

Date: 25th March 1987

Set number: L420

L420 (51358, 59510, 51400) at Hereford on 25-03-87. Vincent Haworth.

DMU

Date: 9th January 1988

Set number: L420

Class 117 L420 (51358 / 59510 / 51400) passes by at Waltham St Lawrence on the 9th January 1988. Ian McDonald.

DMU

Date: unknown

51400 and 51398 stored at Bletchley TMD, circa 1999. Graham Baker.

                                                                                                                                                                             

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