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Vehicle 51398


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: March 1989

Set number: L419

Class 117 set L419 passes Southall circa March 1989. It carries the NSE flash under the centre cab window, and NSE markings on the centre car. Stuart Mackay Collection.

DMU

Date: 13th February 1995

Set number: 117702

Class 117 car 51398 at the rear of the three car "school train" at Bedford on 13th February 1995. Ian Buck.

DMU

Date: 28th April 1995

Set number: 117702

117702 passes Shepherds Bush on the West London line on 28th April 1995. There is now a station near this spot which has changed out of all recognition after the construction of the Westfield Shopping Centre. Ian Buck.

DMU

Date: 15th October 1998

Set number: 117702

At Bow Brickhill, one of many minor halts on the Bedford to Bletchley line sees the arrival of class 117 51398 on the front of set 117702 on 15th October 1998. Ian Buck.

DMU

Date: unknown

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

DMU

Date: 12th March 1999

Set number: 117702

On the Gospel Oak to Barking line 51398 leads set 117702 into Wanstead Park on the 12th March 1999. Ian Buck.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 1st August 1981

Set number: L419

With 'cut' buffers on the DMBS, Class 117 set L419 (presumably 51356 + 59508 + 51398) arrives into Langley station on August 1, 1981. Steve Davies Collection.

DMU

Date: 31st July 1983

Set number: L419

Class 117 DMBS W51356 leads W59508 & W51398 (set L419) as they approach Reading's country end bay platform completing a stopping service from Oxford, Sunday 31st July 1983 Iain Reid.

DMU

Date: circa May 1985

Set number: L419

Class 117 set L419 (presumably 51356 + 59508 + 51398) at Southall circa May 1985. Stuart Mackay Collection.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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