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Vehicle 51374


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: 12th November 1977

Set number: L400

Class 117 set L400 speeds by at Migham on 12 November 1977. Banbury Central is showing on the destination blind. Steve Davies Collection.

DMU

Date: 11th December 1979

Set number: L400

Class 117 set L400 with 51374 leading is stabled at Maidenhead on 11th December 1979. Ian Buck.

DMU

Date: 22nd October 1983

Set number: L400

Set L400 (51374, 59484 and 51332) on the BLS Double Dragon railtour arriving at Maerdy, 22/10/83. PJ Evans.

DMU

Date: 11th February 1987

Set number: L400

Class 117 set L400 at Paddington on 11th February 1987. Ian Buck.

DMU

Date: 5th November 1988

Set number: L400

Class 117 L400 at Oxford on 5th November 1988. Ian Buck.

DMU

Date: 27th March 1991

Set number: L400

Class 117 L400 car 51374 displays it’s 118 type domed roof indicator box. Reading, 27/3/91. Mac Winfield.

DMU

Date: 15th April 1995

Set number: L700

Set L700 consisting of the first built class 117 DMS 51374 and the first built class 117 DMBS 51332, still together as they would have been in 1959, pauses at Wanstead Park returning from Barking and heading for Gospel Oak, 15/Apr/1995. Robert Chilton.

DMU

Date: October 1995

Set number: 117700

51374 of set 117700 leads into Leytonstone High Road in October 1995 on a Gospel Oak to Barking train. The service required three class 117 diagrams to operate half hourly. Ian Buck.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 29th January 1984

Set number: L400

L400 (51332 / 59484 / 51374) seen at Southall on the 29th January 1984, working the 09:42 Reading - Paddington. Hamish Stevenson.

DMU

Date: 30th October 1987

A Class 116 / 117 hybrid set at Slough on 30/10/87, formed of Class 116 DMBS 53820 and Class 117 TC / DMS 59484 / 51374. Malcolm Clements.

DMU

Date: 1st September 1989

Set number: L400

With 51332 & 51374 at either end L400 is at Oxford awaiting departure with the 15:26 to Paddington on the 1st September 1989. Hamish Stevenson.

DMU

Date: 8th July 1994

Set number: L700

A 2-car Class 117 set L700 (cars 51332 + 51374) at Kensington Olympia on a Willesden Junction-Clapham Junction service on 8 July 1994. This service was re-introduced that year after a gap of 54 years. Lewis Bevan.

DMU

Date: 1995

Set number: L700

Two-car Class 117 DMU L700 (presumably 51332 + 51374) at Kensington Olympia in 1995. John Law.

DMU

Date: 15th April 1995

Set number: L700

Set L700 consisting of the first built class 117 DMBS 51332 and the first built class 117 DMS 51374, still together as they would have been in 1959, pauses at Wanstead Park on it's way to Barking from Gospel Oak, 15/Apr/1995. Resignalling is underway on this line and the old searchlight signal at the end of the platform is still hanging on, but it's replacement is already standing, as yet out of use, in front of it. Robert Chilton.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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