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Vehicle 59520


Class 117

BR Diagram 601

Builder: Pressed Steel
Type: High Density
Length: 64ft
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: None
Lot Number: 30547
Diagram: 601

Notes

23rd April 1988 - Seen in chocolate & cream livery

Images:

DMU

Date: 2nd May 1988

Set number: T305

The Brickfield Rambler railtour at Quainton Road, 2/5/88 with 59520 and 51368. Robert Frise.

DMU

Date: 9th December 1989

Class 117 59520 (set number T305) is seen inside the factory at Tyseley on 09.12.1989r eceiving another coat of GWR chocolate and cream paint. Andy Cole.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 2nd June 1985

Set number: B430

To commemorate GWR 150 in 1985 a Class 117 set 51410 + 59520 + 51368 was epainted into GWR colours. Looking good on 2/6/1985 the unit is seen approaching Newlands East signal box on a Worcester Foregate Street to Hereford working. At the time allocated to Bristol it eventually moved to Tyseley. Stephen Burdett.

DMU

Date: 1st September 1985

Set number: B430

GWR-liveried Class 117 set B430 (W51368 + W59520 + W51410) in Bristol Temple Meads on September 1st, 1985. Hamish Stevenson.

DMU

Date: 15th September 1985

Set number: 120

GWR liveried 55020 and Class 117 B430 (51368 / 59520 / 51410) at an Old Oak Common open day on Sunday 15th September 1985. Richard Himson.

DMU

Date: 5th May 1986

Set number: B430

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.

DMU

Date: 7th June 1986

Set number: B430

GWR liveried Class 117 set B430 (51368 + 59520 + 51410) at Ashford Chart Leacon open day on June 7th, 1986. Stuart Pearce.

DMU

Date: 12th August 1986

Set number: B430

GWR-liveried Class 117 set B430 (51368 + 59520 + 51410) in Bristol Temple Meads station on August 12th, 1986 with the 11:10 departure to Severn Beach. Hamish Stevenson.

DMU

Date: 12th August 1986

Set number: B430

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.

DMU

Date: 25th July 1987

Set number: B430

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.

DMU

Date: 4th October 1987

Set number: T305

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.

DMU

Date: 24th April 1988

Set number: T305

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.

DMU

Date: 2nd May 1988

Set number: T305

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.

DMU

Date: 2nd May 1988

Set number: T305

Set T305 (51410, 59520, 51368) is seen at Quainton Road while working "The Birchfield Rambler" tour on 2nd May 1988. Robert Frise.

DMU

Date: 2nd May 1988

Set number: T305

Set T305 (51368, 59520, 51410) is seen at Quainton Road while working "The Birchfield Rambler" tour on 2nd May 1988. Robert Frise.

DMU

Date: 2nd May 1988

Set number: T305

Set T305 (51410, 59520, 51368) is seen at Quainton Road while working "The Birchfield Rambler" tour on 2nd May 1988. Robert Frise.

DMU

Date: 5th June 1988

Set number: T305

A 1960 built 3-car class 117 Pressed Steel Suburban unit, Tyseley allocated set T305 (W51410), is our transport from Leicester to Coalville for the open day that was taking place there on the 5th June 1988. In 1985 when allocated to Bristol this set B430 (W51410, W59520, W51368) was repainted into GWR colours as part of the GWR 150 celebrations. Andrew J Crowther.

DMU

Date: 18th June 1988

Set number: T306

51411, 59521, 51369, 51410, 59520 and 51368 with the 10.20 SO Yarmouth to Birmingham near Ely West Junction on June 18, 1988. Surface Stock.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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