At Walthamstow Queens Road class 117 set 117706 on 26th January 1999. Ian Buck.
Class 117 set 117706 with car 51408 leading at South Tottenham on 18th March 1999. Ian Buck.
At Gospel Oak on 14th April 1999 class 117 set 117706. Ian Buck.
51408 in CF Booths scrapyard (Rotherham) on the 6th June 2009. The engine at this side has been dropped onto a pallet under the vehicle. Andrew J Crowther.
Class 117 set B429 in Swindon station, the DMS closest is presumably 51409. Date unknown, it was a Bristol vehicle from May 1982 to May 1986 when it moved to Reading. John Law.
Class 117 B429 (presumably 51409 + 59519 + 51367) arrives at Cradley Heath 6/10/1984 with a Kidderminster to Birmingham New Street service. The down platform came into use in January 1984. A new bus station was also being established adjacent to the station. Stephen Burdett.
51409 is at the rear of Class 117 set L429 arriving into Southall station in April 1987. Stuart Mackay Collection.
B430 and another set passing Clink Road on the 10th September 1982. Steve Davies Collection.
GWR liveried B430 seen at Exeter St David's with the 11:17 to Exmouth on Wednesday 7th August 1985. Mel Holley.
Class 117 set B430 is seen arriving at New Street on 18.01.1986 in GWR Chocolate and Cream livery led by DMS 51410. It was based at Bristol Bath Road at the time but would eventually be transferred to Tyseley. Andy Cole.
Celebrity GWR liveried Class 117 set B430 has just arrived at Kidderminster from Birmingham New Street, 5/5/86. On the rear is a Class 128 DMPV. Stephen Burdett.
To commemorate GWR 150 in 1985 class 117 B430 (51410 + 59520 + 51368)was repainted into chocolate and cream. Here it is at Kidderminster on a working to Birmingham New Street during a Midline festival on 5/5/86. I understand that there were problems with one of the power cars and to ensure that the unit put in an appearance a class 128 power car was added to assist with the ascent of Old Hill bank. Stephen Burdett.
GWR-liveried Class 117 set B430 (51410 + 59520 + 51368) is seen in Keynsham station with the 16:30 Taunton - Westbury service on August 12th, 1986. Hamish Stevenson.
Set B430 W51368, W59520 and W51410 nearest on a Norwich to Birmingham at Padnal on July 25th 1987. This DMU set had been reallocated from Bristol to Tyseley. Surface Stock.
51410 and 59520 from the chocolate and cream liveried Class 117 are seen at Tyseley on 4/10/87 in amongst other high density vehicles. Malcolm Clements.
The GWR liveried B430 at Gloucester in January 1988. Mike Cooper.
GWR liveried Class 117 set B430 waits to depart from Swindon station in January 1988. It has 'Swindon Junction' on its destination blind. This was the station's original name, which was shortened when Swindon Town closed in 1961 (thanks to 'Mad Mac' for that info). Mike Cooper.
Class 117 DMS 51410, set number T305, is seen in GWR Chocolate and Cream livery inside the factory at Tyseley on 27.02.1988. Andy Cole.
Class 117 set T305 (51410 + 59520 + 51368) is seen in GWR Chocolate and Cream livery at Tyseley on 24.04.1988. This had been repainted for the GWR 150 celebrations and was based at Bristol Bath Road. It had recently been transferred to Tyseley. Andy Cole.
Black Eight Railtours' Brickfields Rambler' from Birmingham New St to Marylebone and Didcot via Quainton Road is seen in London Marylebone on 2/5/88. It utilised celebrity class 117 dmu T305 (51410 + 59520 + 51368). Stephen Burdett.