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Vehicle 51375 / 977992


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

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

51375 - original number
977992 - from Aug-04 (departmental stock)

Department Use as 977992

Water Jetting Train From 8/04 to ?. Carried set number 960301

Images:

DMU

Date: 8th May 1976

Set number: L401

Class 117 set L401 (presumably 51375 + 59485 + 51333) seen at Paddington on May 8, 1976. Steve Davies Collection.

DMU

Date: 26th September 1995

DMS 51375 is part of a Class 117 set seen being hauled past Washwood Heath by 47 481 on 26.09.1995. Andy Cole.

DMU

Date: 23rd September 2004

Set number: 960301

Water-jet conversion 977992 at Birmingham Railway Museum beside 977723 on the 23rd September 2004. It was collected that day by 977858 and taken to Aylesbury. Stuart Mackay.

DMU

Date: 23rd September 2004

Set number: 960301

977992 at Birmingham Railway Museum before being moved to Aylesbury on 23/9/04. Work is going on underneath, note the cardan shaft beside the first bogie. This connects the gearbox to the final drive. Stuart Mackay.

DMU

Date: 23rd September 2004

Set number: 960301

The new end of 977992, seen at Birmingham Railway Museum on 23/9/04. When converted from 51375 the cab was removed from here and this end built from scratch. The water tanks can be seen inside. Stuart Mackay.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 12th August 1995

Class 117 vehicles 51333 and 51375 are seen stabled at Penzance in Network South East livery on 12.08.1995. 51375 was later converted to a Chiltern sandite DMU and renumbered 977992. Andy Cole.

DMU

Date: 23rd September 2004

Set number: 960021

977723 at Birmingham Railway Museum (Tyseley) on the morning of the 23rd September 2004. It's in the company of 977858 and the newly converted water jetting train centre car 977992. Stuart Mackay.

DMU

Date: January 2007

Set number: 960301

The water jetting train 977987 / 977992 / 977988 in the sidings at Aylesbury, January 2007. The (make-up?) factory has gone and housing being built. Fred Clark.

DMU

Date: January 2007

Set number: 960301

Chitern's water jetting train (977988 / 977992 / 977987) sits in front of a row of first generation vehicles at Aylesbury in January 2007. Fred Clark.

                                                                                                                                                                             

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