51408 at Reading, 29/6/87. Malcolm Clements.
Class 117 DMS 51408, set number L428, is seen stabled at Reading in Network South East livery on 22.08.1987. Andy Cole.
NSE class 117 set no. L706 formed 51408 & 51366 leads L721 (51405 & 51363) out of Bletchley station. The destination from the last working is still shown: Barking - Gospel Oak; the units are in fact bound for Bletchley carriage sidings. Robert Chilton.
NSE class 117 set no. L706 formed 51408 & 51366 and L721 (51405 & 51363) have arrived ECS at Bletchley station. The driver has completed checking his train and now heads to the cab to take the units to Bletchley carriage sidings. Robert Chilton.
In May 1995 class 117 set 117706 arrives at Blackhorse Road. Ian Buck.
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.
Class 117 set L430 (presumably with 51410 closest) at Ealing Broadway in 1976. John Carter.
Class 117 set in Ealing Broadway in 1976, presumably with 51410 closest. John Law.
B430 and another set passing Clink Road on the 10th September 1982. Steve Davies Collection.
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.
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.