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Class 117 Pressed Steel 3-car DMUs


Class 117 DMU images identified by Vehicle No.


51332

117 DMU

1st August 1981

Set: L400

Pressed Steel Class 117 set L400 (presumably 51332 + 59484 + 51374) at Langley on August 1, 1981. Steve Davies Collection.


117 DMU

29th January 1984

Set: L400

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


117 DMU

Unknown Date

Set: L400

Class 117 DMU L400 standing at Oxford with 51332 at the front. Date unknown. Stuart Pearce.


117 DMU

1st September 1989

Set: 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.


117 DMU

8th July 1994

Set: 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.


117 DMU

20th November 1994

Set: 117700

Class 117 set 117700 arriving at Kensington Olympia on 20th November 1994 on a train to Clapham Junction. The West London line had only just been re-opened and the half hourly service was worked by two class 117 diagrams. Ian Buck.


117 DMU

1995

Set: L700

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


117 DMU

15th April 1995

Set: 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.


117 DMU

31st August 1996

Set: 117700

Owing to electrification works the line between Willesden Junction and Richmond was worked on 31st August 1996 by class 117. Here 51332 of set 117700 enters Acton Central. Ian Buck.


117 DMU

31st August 1996

Set: 117700

Crossing the Grand Junction Canal near Old Oak Common depot set 117700 heading for Richmond on the 31st August 1996. Ian Buck.

51333

117 DMU

11th August 1979

Set: L401

Passing West Drayton class 117 set L401 heads westwards on 11th August 1979. Ian Buck.


117 DMU

26th July 1980

Set: L401

L401 with 51333 trailing calls at Hanwell and Elthorne on 26th July 1980. Probably more through neglect than design the station here retained most of its original features and has now been restored. Ian Buck.


117 DMU

31st July 1980

Set: L401

W51333 sits at the head of L401 at Reading on the 31st July 1980. Chris Lings.


117 DMU

9th November 1988

Set: L401

In the original Network South East livery class 117 set L401 stands at Paddington on 9th November 1988. Ian Buck.


117 DMU

28th August 1989

Set: L401

Class 117 set L401 (presumably 51333 + 59485 + 51375) is seen at Didcot with the 15:26 Oxford - Paddington service aftet having just passed a three-car Met-Camm set. Hamish Stevenson.


117 DMU

26th December 1994

Set: 025

Class 117 DMBS 51333, set number 025, is seen at Tyseley in Network South East livery on 26.12.1994. Andy Cole.


117 DMU

12th August 1995

Class 117 vehicles 51333 and 51375 are seen stabled at Penzance in Network South East livery on 12.08.1995. 51375 was later converted to a Chiltern sandite DMU and renumbered 977992. Andy Cole.


117 DMU

Unknown Date

Set: 117724

51333 is at the end of a row of stored Class 117s at Bletchley TMD circa 1999. Graham Baker.

51334

117 DMU

Unknown Date

Set: C450

Set C450 heads out of Barry Island. The curved top to the headcode box indicates that the vehicles should be 51334, 59031, and 51376. Undated. Ian Francis.


117 DMU

Unknown Date

Set: B436

Class 117 set B436 on the North Fulton works train. Undated. Tom Clift.


117 DMU

24th August 1993

A long line of 117 and 115 vehicles at Nottingham, including 51334 - the Regional Railways DMBS. Thought to be taken on the 24th August 1993. Stuart Mackay Collection.


117 DMU

11th September 1993

Set: 117311

Cross-City DMU Farewell, 11th September 1993: 117311 51334+59500+51376 on the 14:15 to New St at Longbridge. Kevin Dowd.


117 DMU

11th September 1993

Set: 117311

Cross-City DMU Farewell, 11th September 1993: 117311 with 51334 leading arrives at New St on the 12:45 ex-Longbridge. Kevin Dowd.


117 DMU

12th October 1994

Set: 117311

51334 is at the front of set number 117 311 in Edinburgh Waverley station on 12.10.1994. Andy Cole.

51335

117 DMU

2nd April 1977

Set: L402

Class 117 set L402 approaches Slough station on the 2nd April 1977. Rex Holt.


117 DMU

30th July 1978

Set: L402

A tour was arrange on this day taking class 117 sets L402 and L405 around all of the many branches that then existed in the London Division of the Western Region. Here the tour is seen at Brentford Town on 30th July 1978. The tour was organised by RPPR, a popular railtour company at the time. Ian Buck.


117 DMU

4th October 1990

Set: L402

Class 117 DMU set L402 (51335 + 59487 + 51377) makes its way into Paddington on October 4th, 1990. Rex Holt.


117 DMU

6th September 1991

Set: L402

51335 closest in Class 117 set L402 (presumably with 59487 + 51377) at Ealing Broadway on September 6, 1991. John Carter.


117 DMU

October 1996

Set: L707

Class 117 set L707 in Bletchley station in October 1996 with 51335 closest. Stuart Mackay Collection.

51336

117 DMU

May 1970

Set: 452

Class 117 set 452 entering Loudwater station in May 1970. The set number being above 450 shows that this a gangwayed set. Steve Davies Collection.


117 DMU

19th February 1983

Set: L403

Class 117 set L403, W51336 (nearest) + W59488 + W51378, heads away from Slough towards Maidenhead, Saturday 19th February 1983 Iain Reid.


117 DMU

4th August 1995

Set: L708

At, in my opinion, the most beautiful places one could find a railcar 51336 of set 117708 leads a class 117 and 101 combination on the St. Ives branch near Carbis Bay on 4th August 1995. Ian Buck.

51337

117 DMU

30th July 1978

Set: L404

On a railtour around London area branchlines 51337 on the front of class 117 set L404 has arrived at Staines West on 30th July 1978. The blue vehicle is bubble 55020. Ian Buck.


117 DMU

30th July 1978

Set: L402

At the long gone Reading Goods the railtour on this day paused for a while with 51337 of L402 leading. 30th July 1978. Ian Buck.


117 DMU

30th July 1978

Set: L402

At Reading Goods again on 30th July 1978 L402 pauses in the rain. Ian Buck.


117 DMU

30th July 1978

Set: L402

The London branches railtour made it to ist final extremity, the branch to Morris Cowley, which is the only branch visited that is still open today. L402 with 51337 leading. Ian Buck.


117 DMU

30th July 1978

Set: L402

At Wallingford on 30th July 1978 L402 and L405 traversed the line that has now become the Cholesey and Wallingford Railway. Ian Buck.


117 DMU

30th July 1978

Set: L402

L402 and L405 have now made it to Abingdon on 30th July 1978. Ian Buck.


117 DMU

30th July 1978

Set: L402

The freight branch to the Didcot Trading Centre was opened with high hopes but eventually came to nothing. L402 and L405 cleaned the rust from the rails on 30th July 1978. Ian Buck.


117 DMU

Unknown Date

Set: L402

On an unknown date L402 is deep in Southern territory on the North Downs Line at Dorking West working towards Reading. Ian Buck.


117 DMU

June 1983

Set: L404

L404 approaches Southall station in June 1983. 51337 leads, the other two vehicles are presumably 59489 and 51379. Stuart Mackay Collection.

51338

117 DMU

6th August 1979

Set: C451

The 10.48 Barry Island - Treherbert service arrives at Cardiff on 6th August 1979 formed of set C451 (W51338 + W59371 + W51380). Gerard Fletcher.


117 DMU

June 1984

Set: B437

DMBS 51338 heads set B437 at Cheltenham in June 1984. A Class 25 loco can be seen in the background. Graeme Phillips Collection.


117 DMU

1985

Set: B437

Class 117 set B437 (presumably 51338 + 59504 + 51380) at Hereford in 1985. John Law.


117 DMU

Unknown Date

Set: T312

Class 117 set T312 seen in Derby station with DMBS 51338 closest. Undated. Ian Francis.

51339

117 DMU

1994

Set: 117213

Haymarket depot DMU sidings in 1994. There are three Pressed Steel sets (including 117213 - presumably 51339 + 59492 + 51382 - and 117301 - presumably 51353 + 59505 + 51395) all idling. There are at least two Regional Railways liveried Met-Camm centre cars to their right - probably left behind from the three-car sets that moved to Corkerhill as two-cars. To their right are Strathclyde liveried 107s. S Saunders.


117 DMU

25th April 1994

Set: 117213

In the fading light of the 25th April 1994, 117213 (51339 + 59492 + 51382) are seen leaving Haymarket station with the 17:03 Edinburgh - Thornton. Hamish Stevenson.

51340

117 DMU

April 1979

Set: L405

Passing through Reading in April 1979 is class 117 set L405. Ian Buck.


117 DMU

April 1987

Set: R405

W51340 at the head of a set 405 leaving Southall station circa April 1987, the set prefix seems to be an 'R'. Stuart Mackay Collection.


117 DMU

28th August 1991

Set: L405

Class 117 set L405 (51340 + 59491 + 51381) is seen at Redhill on August 28th, 1991. Rex Holt.


117 DMU

16th July 1994

Set: L405

Just before full electrification, Tyseley was forced to produce some weird combinations on the Lichfield to Redditch service. Here at Longbridge NSE-liveried North Downs-branded Class 117 DMBS 51340 leads a 3-power car DMU that also contained a 119 DMS and Class 117 DMS. 16th July 1994. Mike Dean.

51341

117 DMU

1st October 1987

Set: L406

Class 117 set L406 (51341 + 59483 + 51383) heads away from West Drayton station on October 1, 1987. Malcolm Clements.


117 DMU

23rd December 1994

Set: 117704

Class 117 set 117704 with 51341 is arriving at Crouch Hill in the fog on 23rd December 1994. Ian Buck.


117 DMU

16th May 1995

Set: 117704

Set 117704 is berthed at Bletchley Depot on the 16th May 1995. Ian Buck.


117 DMU

1997

Set: 117704

The photographer at the controls of a Class 117 in 1997. Graham Baker.


117 DMU

15th October 1998

Set: 117704

51341 leads set 117704 into Leyton Midland Road on 15th October 1998. Ian Buck.

51342

117 DMU

26th January 1980

Set: L407

Class 117 set L407 arrives into Taplow station on January 26, 1980. Steve Davies Collection.


117 DMU

June 1983

Set: L407

W51342 at the head of L407, presumably with 59494 + 51384, at Southall in June 1983. Stuart Mackay Collection.

51343

117 DMU

24th October 1960

W51343 was six months old when seen in Reading depot, 24th October 1960. Adrian Vaughan.

51344

117 DMU

2nd April 1977

Set: L409

Class 117 set L409 at Slough on April 2, 1977. The DMBS is W51344, the other two vehicles should be 59496 and 51386. Rex Holt.


117 DMU

7th December 1985

Set: L409

Class 117 DMBS 51344, set number L409, is seen at Tyseley on 07.12.1985 having received a fresh coat of BR blue and grey livery. Andy Cole.


117 DMU

circa 1999

Set: 709

Labelled set 709 - thought to be 51344 - and L705/51358 stored at Bletchley TMD circa 1999. Graham Baker.

51345

117 DMU

16th May 1981

Set: L410

Class 117 set L410 (presumably 51345 + 59497 + 51387) is seen at Ranelagh Bridge on May 16, 1981. Steve Davies Collection.


117 DMU

Unknown Date

Set: L410

A class 117 DMU is a very unusual visitor to Gillingham (Kent). Set L410 ran there in connection with an Oxford v Gillingham football match. Circa 1982/3. Stuart Pearce.


117 DMU

23rd February 1983

Set: L410

Set L410 at Wargrave on 23/02/1983, with DMBS W51345 leading a service heading for Twyford. Graeme Phillips Collection.


117 DMU

31st August 1996

Set: L722

Class 117 DMBS 51345, set number L722, is seen at Springburn works on 31.08.1996 waiting to be taken into MC Metals for scrapping. Andy Cole.

51346

117 DMU

23rd November 1985

Set: L411

L411 at Wisbech on The Anglian Vibrator railtour, 23/11/85. Chris Lings.


117 DMU

23rd November 1985

Set: L411

51346 and 59498 at North Elmham while working the 'Anglian Vibrator' railtour on the 23rd November 1985. Chris Lings.


117 DMU

16th May 1987

Class 117 DMBS 51346 is seen passing Saltley on 16.05.1987 after overhaul and repaint into Network South East livery at Doncaster works. It would lay over at Tyseley before continuing on to Reading. Andy Cole.


117 DMU

5th June 1988

Set: L411

Class 117 set L411 (presumably 51346 + 59498 + 51388) at Didcot on June 5, 1988. John Carter.


117 DMU

30th August 1988

Set: L411

Class 117 set L411 is seen at Didcot North Junction with the 16:36 Reading - Oxford service on August 30th 1988. Hamish Stevenson.


117 DMU

3rd October 1990

Set: L411

Class 117 set L411 (51346 + 59498 + 51388) is seen near Gatwick on October 3rd, 1988. Rex Holt.


117 DMU

Unknown Date

Set: L411

Back in the early 90's there was prolonged heavy rain in the South East, which resulted in Higham Tunnel being flooded. The water reached the height of the conductor rail which discharged the current, so electric trains could not be run. Some very unusual motive power was drafted in and a Rochester - Gravesend shuttle was instigated; this is a WR Class 117 unit leaving Higham. Stuart Pearce.


117 DMU

Unknown Date

Set: L411

Back in the early 90's there was prolonged heavy rain in the South East, which resulted in Higham Tunnel being flooded. The water reached the height of the conductor rail which discharged the current, so electric trains could not be run. Some very unusual motive power was drafted in and a Rochester - Gravesend shuttle was instigated; here a Class 117 DMU borrowed from West London stands at Rochester. Stuart Pearce.

51347

117 DMU

2nd April 1977

Set: L412

W51347 is at the head of Class 117 set L412 approaching Slough station with a Paddington service on April 2nd, 1977. Rex Holt.

51348

117 DMU

27th July 1983

Set: B439

Class 117 set B439 has a HST for company at Weston-super-Mare on 27 July 1983. Jerry Glover.


117 DMU

5th November 1983

Set: B439

The Glamorgan Freighter railtour seen at Pantyffynon, 51348 leading set B439 with 59479 behind. Chris Lings.


117 DMU

5th November 1983

Set: B439

The 'Glamorgan Freighter' railtour at Gwaun-cae-Gurwen on 5 November 1983. Chris Lings.


117 DMU

5th November 1983

Set: B439

The 'Glamorgan Freighter' railtour during its stop at Swansea East Depot on 5 November 1983. It was formed of B439 (51348 / 59479 / 51390), L406 (51341 / 59493 / 51383) & L120 (55020) Chris Lings.


117 DMU

5th November 1983

Set: B439

Stopped at Onllwyn on 5 November 1983 is the 'Glamorgan Freighter' railtour. Chris Lings.


117 DMU

5th November 1983

Set: B439

The 'Glamorgan Freighter' railtour during its stop at Onllwyn on 5 November 1983. The vehicles visible are 51348, 59479 and 51390. Chris Lings.


117 DMU

26th December 1985

Set: B439

Class 117 DMBS 51348, set number B439, is seen stabled at Tyseley on 26.12.1985. Andy Cole.


117 DMU

25th April 1987

Set: B439

The set number on this 117 appears to read B439, which makes the leading car 51348. Seen at Stroud on the 25th April 1987. 54A South Dock.

51349

117 DMU

20th April 1985

The participants of 'The Maerdy Gras' railtour stream out of the train to get their photos at Blaenganu. Chris Lings.


117 DMU

20th April 1985

'The Maerdy Gras' railtour at Aberpergwm on 20/4/85. Chris Lings.


117 DMU

20th April 1985

Llanelli station contains 'The Maerdy Gras' railtour on 20/4/85, comprised of two Class 117s and a bubble car in the middle. Chris Lings.


117 DMU

22nd August 1987

Set: L413

Class 117 DMBS 51349, set number L413, is seen stabled at Reading depot on 22.08.1987 in BR blue and grey livery. Andy Cole.


117 DMU

22nd February 1988

Set: 413

A Class 117 led by 51349, set number L413, is seen passing Washwood Heath on 22.02.1988 after overhaul and repainting into Network South East livery at Doncaster. A Class 114 is on the rear. Andy Cole.


117 DMU

24th February 1988

Set: L413

Set L413 (51349 / 59501 / 51391) in NSE livery at Reading on 24 February 1988. Hamish Stevenson.

51350

117 DMU

1972

Set: L458

Class 117 set formation L458 with vehicle W51350 in front is seen at Oxford in 1972. Graeme Phillips Collection.


117 DMU

10th May 1975

Set: L458

Class 117 set no. L458 formed W51350, W59502 and W51392 leaving Paddington in 1975. Robert Chilton.


117 DMU

31st March 1995

Undergoing its last works attention at Doncaster on 31st March 1995 is class 117 car 51350. Ian Buck.


117 DMU

27th August 1998

Set: 117701

Arriving at Crouch Hill is class 117 51350 of set 117701 on 27th August 1998. Ian Buck.


117 DMU

12th March 1999

Set: 117701

On the long viaduct section of the Gospel Oak - Barking line car 51350 of set 117701 approaches Leytonstone High Road on 12th March 1999. Ian Buck.


117 DMU

16th April 1999

Set: 117701

On the rear of a Bedford bound train class 117 car 51350 of set 117701 leaves Ridgmont on 16th April 1999. Ian Buck.


117 DMU

6th June 2009

Set: 117701

51350 seen in CF Booths scrapyard (Rotherham) on the 6th June 2009. Andrew J Crowther.

51351

117 DMU

21st February 1987

Set: L415

L415 (51351 / 59503 / 51393) is seen at Ealing Broadway on 21/2/87. Malcolm Clements.


117 DMU

21st February 1987

Set: L415

L415 (51351 + 59503 + 51393) is seen in Ealing Broadway station on February 21, 1987. Malcolm Clements.


117 DMU

4th May 1992

Set: L415

Class 117 set L415 (51351 + 59503 + 51393) arrives into Maidenhead with the 14:22 Paddington - Maidenhead service on 4/5/92. Stuart Mackay Collection.

51352

117 DMU

15th August 1984

Set: B450

Erroneously displaying Avonmouth as its destination class 117 set B450 consisting of W51352 + W59539 + W51394 at Dawlish on the 15th August 1984. The centre car is a class 101 trailer. Kevin Law.


117 DMU

1991

Set: T315

Tyseley's dmu set T315 (51352 presumably closest) ticking over at the south end of Walsall station sometime in 1991. At this time passenger services north of the station ran only to Hednesford on what is now called the Chase Line. By 1991 the original South Staffordshire Railway buildings had been demolished on the left and the later interesting round booking hall behind right had been replaced by new department store over the tracks. Pete LG99.


117 DMU

12th July 1992

Set: 117314

Taken at Doncaster Works during the open day on 12/7/92, 117314 (51352 + 59489 + 51394) has been overhauled and awaits release from the Works. Kevin Dowd.


117 DMU

10th September 1993

Set: 117314

117314 - formed 51352 + 59489 + 51394 - is working the 17:27 Edinburgh - Perth when seen at Markinch on the 10th September 1993. Hamish Stevenson.

51353

117 DMU

21st July 1979

Set: L416

Class 117 set L416 (W51353 + W59505 + W51395) in London Waterloo station with the RCTS/SEG Marchwood Volunteer No.2 railtour on July 21, 1979. Hamish Stevenson.


117 DMU

13th September 1979

Set: L416

The DMBS from L416 (presumably 51353) is seen freshly painted in Crewe Works on the 13th September 1979. The other vehicles on the right include 51313. Steve Davies Collection.


117 DMU

5th April 1986

Set: L416

The Risca Cuckoo railtour at Newport Dock Street, 5th April 1986. Shayne Lewis.


117 DMU

18th July 1987

Set: L416

51353 of set L416 is seen at Cardiff having arrived with the 10:50 ex-Hereford, 18/7/87. PJ Evans.


117 DMU

9th September 1987

Set: C416

Class 117 set C416 in Cardiff Central station on September 9th, 1987. DMBS W51353 is closest, presumably with W59505 and W51395. Hamish Stevenson.


117 DMU

29th April 1999

Set: 117301

With the Forth Bridge in the background set 117301 with car 51353 trailing leaves North Queensferry on 29th April 1999. Ian Buck.

51354

117 DMU

27th April 1982

Set: L417

Class 117 Set L417 (presumably 51354 closest) with a 12XX Twyford - Henley On Thames service after arrival at Henley On Thames on Tuesday 27th April 1982. Colin Brooks.


117 DMU

13th September 1986

Set: L417

Class 117 set L417 is seen at Tyseley on 13.09.1986 after overhaul and repainting into Network South East livery at Doncaster works. It was on it's way back to Reading. DMBS 51354 is next to blue grey Class 104 centre car M59153. Andy Cole.


117 DMU

18th April 1987

Set: L417

In NSE colours class 117 set L417 is seen leaving Worcester Shrub Hill with an Oxford-Great Malvern service on 18/4/87. Stephen Burdett.


117 DMU

4th April 1995

Set: L720

Class 117 DMBS 51354, set number L720, is seen departing Kensington Olympia heading for Willesden Junction on 04.04.1995. Andy Cole.


117 DMU

November 1996

Set: L720

Class 117 set L720 (51354 + 51396) in Bedford Midland in November 1996. Stuart Mackay Collection.

51355

117 DMU

April 1983

Set: L418

L418 runs into Hayes and Harlington station in April 1983 with a Reading service. Stuart Mackay Collection.


117 DMU

April 1985

Set: L418

Class 117 set L418 leaves Southall in April 1985. Stuart Mackay Collection.

51356

117 DMU

1st August 1981

Set: 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.


117 DMU

25th June 1983

Set: L419

W51356 is the DMBS in L419 when seen at Oxford on 25/6/83. Ian McDonald.


117 DMU

31st July 1983

Set: 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.


117 DMU

circa May 1985

Set: L419

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


117 DMU

Unknown Date

Set: 117702

On an unknown date 51356 leads class 117 set 117702 into Harringey Green Lanes on a Barking service. Ian Buck.


117 DMU

1993

Set: L702

Class 117 two-car set L702 at Gospel Oak in 1993. John Law.


117 DMU

Unknown Date

Set: L702

Set L702 gets a wash inside Bletchey TMD. Undated. Graham Baker.


117 DMU

23rd December 1994

Set: 117702

On a foggy 23rd December 1994 set 117702 at Clapham Junction on the West London line service. Ian Buck.


117 DMU

28th April 1995

Set: 117702

Class 117 car 51356 on the rear of a Willesden Junction bound West London line service at Kensington Olympia on 28th April 1995. Ian Buck.


117 DMU

20th September 1996

Set: L702

Class 117 DMBS 51356, set number L702, is seen at Kensington Olympia with a working from Clapham Junction to Willesden Junction on 20.09.1996. Today these services are incredibly busy, especially during the peak times. Andy Cole.


117 DMU

15th October 1998

Set: 117702

Arriving at Apsley Guise class 117 set 117702 on 15th October 1998. Ian Buck.


117 DMU

15th October 1998

Set: 117702

Class 117 car 51356 leads set 117702 into Bow Brickhill on 15th October 1998. Ian Buck.


117 DMU

13th August 1999

Set: 117702

51356 at Upper Holloway on 13th August 1999. Ian Buck.


117 DMU

3rd February 2000

Set: 117702

Out of service at Bletchley Depot 51356 on 3rd October 2000. Ian Buck.

51358

117 DMU

22nd June 1985

Set: L420

The BLS "The Cotswold Lion" railtour at Long Marston, formed 51358, 59510 51400 and bubble 55028. 22/6/85. Chris Lings.


117 DMU

Unknown Date

Set: L420

Class 117 set L420 (presumably 51358 + 59510 + 51400) at Southall. Date unknown. Stuart Mackay Collection.


117 DMU

21st February 1987

Set: L420

Class 117 set L420 (51358 + 59510 + 51400) departs from Ealing Broadway station on February 21, 1987. Malcolm Clements.


117 DMU

25th March 1987

Set: L420

L420 (51358, 59510, 51400) at Great Malvern, 25-03-87. Vincent Haworth.


117 DMU

25th March 1987

Set: L420

L420 (51358, 59510, 51400) at Hereford on 25-03-87. Vincent Haworth.


117 DMU

9th January 1988

Set: L420

Class 117 L420 (51358 / 59510 / 51400) passes by at Waltham St Lawrence on the 9th January 1988. Ian McDonald.


117 DMU

August 1989

Set: L420

Class 117 set L420 passes Southall shed on its approach to Southall station in August 1989. Stuart Mackay Collection.


117 DMU

October 1995

Set: 117705

Arriving at Leytonstone High Road in October 1995 117705 with 51358 leading. Ian Buck.

51359

117 DMU

21st May 1983

Set: L421

Class 117 set L421 with DMBS W51359 (nearest) tailing TC W59511 & DMS W51401 as they depart Paddington, Saturday 21st May 1983 Iain Reid.


117 DMU

16th September 1986

Set: L421

Class 117 set L421 (presumably 51359 + 59511 + 51401) shelters in the remains of an old steam shed at Worcester before its next duty on the Cotswold line on 16/9/1986. Stephen Burdett.


117 DMU

1989

Set: L421

Class 117 set L421 (presumably 51359 + 59511 + 51401) arrives into Marlow station in 1989. John Law.


117 DMU

30th November 1994

Set: 117703

Class 117 set 117703 rolls to a halt at South Tottenham on 30th November 1994. Ian Buck.


117 DMU

23rd December 1994

Set: 117703

At Crouch Hill on a foggy day is 117703 with 51359 leading on 23rd December 1994. Ian Buck.


117 DMU

5th October 1995

Set: L703

Class 117 DMBS 51359, set number L703, is seen arriving at Clapham Junction with a working from Willesden Junction on 05.10.1995. Andy Cole.


117 DMU

14th April 1999

Set: 117305

Moved up from Cornwall for spares chocolate & cream class 117 car 51359 is stabled at Bletchley Depot on 14th April 1999. Ian Buck.


117 DMU

14th April 1999

Showing signs of its withdrawal class 117 car 51359 at Bletchley Depot on 14th April 1999. Ian Buck.

51360

117 DMU

Unknown Date

Set: T302

T302 (presumably 51360 + 59512 + 51402) heads this 9-car formation on a special over Galton Bridge. Tom Clift.


117 DMU

23rd December 1986

Set: L422

Reading set L422 formed 51360, 59512 and 51402 leave Oxford for Didcot on 23/Dec/1986. Robert Chilton.


117 DMU

18th July 1987

Set: C422

Set C422 is towed through Cardiff with 51360's closest bogie on a wheel skate. The C in the set number looks as if it's just been applied on top of an L. PJ Evans.


117 DMU

23rd October 1987

Set: 302

T302 (which was C422 a couple of months before) seen entering Birmingham's Moor St on 23/10/87 (cars 51360 + 59512 + 51402). Mac Winfield.


117 DMU

8th September 1988

Set: T302

Class 117 set T302 (presumably 51360 + 59512 + 51402) at Blaenau Ffestiniog on September 8, 1988 with the 12:10 service to Llandudno. Hamish Stevenson.


117 DMU

15th July 1992

Set: T302

Tyseley set T302 formed of class 117s 51360 - 59512 - 51402 at Four Oaks on 15/Jul/1992. Robert Chilton.


117 DMU

15th July 1992

Set: T302

51360 heading set T302 with 59512 and 51402 waits at Lichfield City on 15/Jul/1992. Robert Chilton.


117 DMU

21st August 1994

51360 is seen at the Crewe Basford Hall open day on 21/8/94. Robert Frise.

51361

117 DMU

Unknown Date

Set: L423

51361 heads L423 through Iver. Date unknown. Robert Frise Collection.


117 DMU

1989

Set: L423

Class 117 set L423 at Southall early in 1989. Stuart Mackay Collection.

51363

117 DMU

August 1995

Set: L721

Unusually in the South Central side of Clapham Junction (Platform 16) class 117 set L721 (51363 & 51405) are working on the West London service to Willesden Junction in August 1995. Ian Buck.


117 DMU

14th April 1999

Set: 117704

Set 117704 at Gospel Oak 14th April 1999. Ian Buck.

51364

117 DMU

5th May 1996

Class 117 vehicle 51364 seen at Old Oak depot after withdrawal. Ian Buck.

51365

117 DMU

Unknown Date

Set: L427

Refurbished Class 117 DMU set L427 (presumably 51365 + 59517 + 51407) at Reading in the late 1970s. John Law.


117 DMU

3rd September 1993

Set: T304

Class 117 set T304 at Newquay after arriving with the 14:40 from Par on September 3, 1993. DMBS 51365 is closest, the DMS is presumably 51407. They had been transferred to Laira in May and the set would soon be renumbered as 117204. John Carter.


117 DMU

13th April 1995

Set: 117304

Following derailment damage set 117404, 51365 leading, is seen withdrawn at St Blazey depot on 13th April 1995. Ian Buck.

51366

117 DMU

July 1978

Set: L428

Class 117 DMU set L428 and Class 33 (possibly 037) at Reading in July 1978. Graeme Phillips Collection.


117 DMU

11th September 1984

Set: B428

Class 117 set B428 (51366 + 59518 + 51408) heads away from Chepstow on 11/9/84. Steve Davies Collection.


117 DMU

5th May 1995

Set: 117706

Class 117 set (51366 & 51408) at Clapham Junction on the West London line 5th May 1995. Ian Buck.


117 DMU

23rd January 1999

Set: 117706

Set 117706 (51366 & 51406) at Bedford on 23rd January 1999. Ian Buck.


117 DMU

23rd January 1999

Set: 117706

Class 117 set at Bletchley on 23rd January 1999. Ian Buck.

51367

117 DMU

16th June 1984

Set: B429

Bristol allocated Class 117 set B429 (51367 leading) at Droitwich Junction, having travelled from Birmingham via Kidderminster (from the left of the picture). To the right is the route to Birmingham via Bromsgrove and Underwood's coal yard (unfortunately their Ruston is not visible in this photo!). June 16, 1984. Mike Dean.


117 DMU

26th December 1985

Set: B429

Class 117 DMBS 51367, set number B429, is seen stabled at Tyseley on 26.12.1985. It was allocated to Bristol Bath Road at the time. Andy Cole.


117 DMU

1992

Set: L205

Class 117 / 101 hybrid L205 (51367 / 54385). London Paddington, circa 1992. Malcolm Clements.


117 DMU

4th May 1992

Set: L205

Hybrid NSE-liveried set L205, formed of Class 117 51367 and Class 101 54385, sits in Marlow station on May 4th, 1992. Stuart Mackay Collection.


117 DMU

4th May 1992

Set: L205

On May 4th, 1992, Class 117 53167 and Class 101 54385 sit in Bourne End station working the 15:56 Marlow - Maidenhead service. Stuart Mackay Collection.

51368

117 DMU

1st September 1985

Set: B430

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


117 DMU

18th January 1986

Set: B430

Class 117 DMBS 51368, set number B430, is seen arriving at New Street in GWR Chocolate and Cream livery on 18.01.1986. It was allocated to Bristol Bath Road at the time. Andy Cole.


117 DMU

7th June 1986

Set: B430

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


117 DMU

12th August 1986

Set: 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.


117 DMU

January 1988

Set: B430

Passengers boarding GWR-liveried Class 117 set B430 in Swindon station in January 1988. Mike Cooper.


117 DMU

2nd May 1988

Set: T305

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


117 DMU

27th June 1992

Set: 117305

The GWR (ish) chocolate and cream liveried class 117, by now sporting the number 117305, moved to Tyseley late in life to add even more colour to the Cross City service whilst the class 323s were awaited. Taken on June 27, 1992 with 51368 leading the Longbridge service at Northfield. Mike Dean.


117 DMU

2nd May 1993

Set: T305

Class 37 no. 37114 "City of Worcester" stands at Worcester Shrub Hill on 2 May 1993 hauling GWR-liveried Class 117 set T305 on a shuttle service run in conjunction with the Open Day at Worcester. The shuttle (which had "Castle" 4-6-0 5029 on the other end) made 3 return trips from Shrub Hill to Henwick. Lewis Bevan.


117 DMU

15th April 1995

Set: 117305

117305 running as a 2-car set (51368/51410), emerges from Penzance station on 15th April 1995. Robert Chilton.


117 DMU

16th April 1995

Set: 117305

51368 and 51410 (117305) awaiting their next turn of duty at Penzance on 16th April 1995. Robert Chilton.


117 DMU

28th April 1995

Set: 117305

Set 117305 is seen berthed at Penzance depot on 28th April 1995. Ian Buck.


117 DMU

1998

51368 outside the rear of Bletchley No.4 road, 1998. Graham Baker.


117 DMU

Unknown Date

Set: 117305

51368 stored at Bletchley TMD circa 1999. Graham Baker.

51369

117 DMU

1st September 1968

Set: 421

Set 421 has a Met-Camm centre car in it as it passes through Worthing (Central) station on Sunday September 1st, 1967. This was a ten-car formation working a circular mystery tour from Paddington on the bank holiday weekend. Steve Davies Collection.


117 DMU

12th April 1971

Set: 421

Class 117 set 421 in pre-marker light days as a 4-car set including Class 101 trailer W59528. At Wylye, 12th April 1971. David Mant.


117 DMU

Unknown Date

Set: L431

Oops! Class 117 set L431 off the rails at Southall depot. Undated. Richard Himson.


117 DMU

19th March 1983

Set: B431

Class 117 unit B431 with DMBS W51369 in view at Weymouth, Saturday 19th March 1983 Iain Reid.


117 DMU

24th January 1987

Set: B431

Class 117 DMBS 51369, set number B431, is seen stabled outside the Factory at Tyseley on 24.01.1987. Andy Cole.


117 DMU

29th June 1987

51369 & 51366 face-to-face at Reading, 29/6/87. Malcolm Clements.


117 DMU

26th March 1988

Set: T306

The BLS Usk & Severn Rambler railtour on the Uskmouth Branch, 26/3/88. Chris Lings.

51370

117 DMU

July 1982

Set: B432

Class 117 set B432 (presumably 51370 + 59522 + 51412) at Severn Beach station in July 1982. Note the oval buffers. Stuart Pearce.


117 DMU

28th February 1987

Set: B432

Class 117 set B432 in the bay platform at Bristol Temple Meads on the 28th February 1978. Ian Buck.


117 DMU

2nd September 1993

Set: T307

51370 at Carbis Bay with the 16:20 St.Ives - St.Erth on September 2nd, 1993. John Carter.

51371

117 DMU

17th April 1981

Set: L433

Class 117 set L433 (presumably 51371 + 51413) is seen at Coombe Junction on April 17, 1981. Steve Davies Collection.


117 DMU

17th April 1981

Set: L433

Class 117 set L433 (presumably 51371 + 51413) is seen at Coombe Junction on April 17, 1981. Steve Davies Collection.


117 DMU

17th April 1981

Set: L433

Class 117 set L433 (presumably 51371 + 51413) is seen at Coombe Junction on April 17, 1981. Steve Davies Collection.


117 DMU

11th July 1993

Set: 107308

117308 with 51371 at the front on the 18:50 ex Birmingham New Street at Longbridge on July 11, 1993. John Carter.


117 DMU

11th September 1993

Set: 117308

117308 (51371+59509+51413) on the 15:50 New St to Redditch, taken from T354 M51853 on the 14:45 Longbridge to New St at Barnt Green. Kevin Dowd.


117 DMU

11th September 1993

Set: 117308

117308 (51371+59509+51413) at New St on the 11:20 to Longbridge. Kevin Dowd.

51372

117 DMU

25th June 1988

Class 117 DMU's 51372, 59490, 51414, 51402, 59512 and 51360 with the 10.20 Yarmouth to Birmingham New Street seen at Queen Adelaide on June 25, 1988. Surface Stock.


117 DMU

29th August 1992

Set: T309

Set T309 (with presumably 51372 closest) is seen in Derby station on August 29, 1992 with the 09:25 Derby - Skegness service. Stuart Mackay Collection.

51373

117 DMU

22nd November 1975

Set: L424

Class 117 and 101 DMU's at Moor street on the 22nd November 1975. The 117 appears to be L424 making the DMBS closest 51373. The mk11 and mk1 coaches were part of an exhibition train as l remember. Inside were examples of the latest upgrades to track, signaling etc via films and photographs. 54A South Dock.


117 DMU

9th April 1981

Set: P435

W51373 is the DMBS in set P435 when seen at Newquay on the 9th April 1981. Chris Lings.


117 DMU

28th February 1987

Set: B435

Under the large and impressive roof at Bristol Temple Meads on 28th February 1987 waits class 117 set B435. Ian Buck.


117 DMU

28th May 1988

Set: T310

51373, 59486, 51415, 51352, 59677, 51394 at Ely North Junction with the 10.20 Yarmouth to Birmingham Nerw Street on 28th May 1988. Surface Stock.


117 DMU

26th December 1993

Set: 117210

Class 117 51373, set number 117210 is seen stabled at Tyseley on 26.12.1993. This was refurbished into Regional Railways as a three car unit with 51415 and 59486, and was numbered 117310, but it is seen here with the centre car removed, hence the set number being 117210. It was later returned to a three car set and was transferred away to Haymarket. Set T207 can be seen to the right. Andy Cole.

51374

117 DMU

12th November 1977

Set: L400

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


117 DMU

11th December 1979

Set: L400

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


117 DMU

22nd October 1983

Set: L400

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


117 DMU

11th February 1987

Set: L400

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


117 DMU

5th November 1988

Set: L400

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


117 DMU

27th March 1991

Set: L400

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


117 DMU

15th April 1995

Set: 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.


117 DMU

October 1995

Set: 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.

51375

117 DMU

8th May 1976

Set: L401

Class 117 set L401 (presumably 51375 + 59485 + 51333) seen at Paddington on May 8, 1976. Steve Davies Collection.


117 DMU

26th September 1995

DMS 51375 is part of a Class 117 set seen being hauled past Washwood Heath by 47 481 on 26.09.1995. Andy Cole.

51376

117 DMU

23rd April 1969

Set: 400

The RCTS Bulmer and Welsh Border Railtour at Bulmers on April 23, 1969. Set 400 would be 51376 + 59486 + 51334, the Met-Camm centre car is possibly 59538. Stuart Mackay Collection.


117 DMU

16th May 1988

Set: B436

Passing class 117 dmus at Yeovil Pen Mill on Bristol - Weymouth and vice versa services On the left is 51376 (set B436) and on the right is 51370. The date given is 16/5/88, although both vehicles were transferred to TS in 1987. Stephen Burdett.


117 DMU

17th November 1990

Set: T311

Tyseley's Class 117 set T311 led by 51376, with 59500 and 51334, at Stratford upon Avon on 17/Nov/1990. Robert Chilton.


117 DMU

11th September 1993

Set: 117311

Cross-City DMU Farewell, 11th September 1993: 51376 carries a headboard on the last day of cross Birmingham 1st gen DMUs ... Err, only it wasn't Kevin Dowd.


117 DMU

11th September 1993

Set: 117311

Cross-City DMU Farewell, 11th September 1993: 117311 (51376+59500+51334) crosses over for the return service at Longbridge after arriving on the 13:20 ex-New St. Kevin Dowd.


117 DMU

20th April 1996

Set: 117311

117 311 at Edinburgh Waverley, 20th April 1996. Robert Frise.


117 DMU

29th April 1999

Set: 117311

At Cowdenbeath set 117311 on a Fife Circle service on 29th April 1999. Ian Buck.

51377

117 DMU

12th January 1980

Set: L402

On the 12th January 1980 two Class 117s arrive into Twyford station. Leading is L402, presumably 51377 + 59487 + 51335. Steve Davies Collection.


117 DMU

Unknown Date

Set: L402

On an unknown date L402 with 51337 leading halts at Maidenhead. Ian Buck.


117 DMU

27th October 1984

Set: L402

The Dockside Dawdler tour seen at Oakdale Colliery with L402 headed by 51377, 27/10/84. Chris Lings.


117 DMU

27th October 1984

Set: L402

The 'Dockside Dawdler' railtour seen at Trethomus (Beclwas branch) on the 27th October 1984. Chris Lings.


117 DMU

27th October 1984

Set: L402

51377 at the rear of the 'Dockside Dawdler' railtour on the 27th October 1984 seen at Maerdy. Chris Lings.


117 DMU

April 1987

Set: L402

Class 117 set L402 at Southall in April 1987. Closest is 51377, the centre car is 59487, the DMBS is presumably 51335. Stuart Mackay Collection.


117 DMU

9th July 1987

Set: L402

Class 117 set L402 in the centre road of Reading on the 9th July 1987. DMS 51377 is closest to the camera. Hamish Stevenson.


117 DMU

24th October 1987

Set: L402

Class 117 set L402 is seen at Reading on 24/10/87 from a passing train. Malcolm Clements.

51378

117 DMU

30th May 1982

Set: L403

51378 beside 210 001 at Didcot on the 30th May 1982. Chris Lings.


117 DMU

June 1983

Set: L403

Class 117 set L403 (presumably 51378 + 59488 + 51336) in Newbury station, June 1983. Steve Davies Collection.


117 DMU

5th August 1988

Set: 403

NSE liveried Pressed Steel Class 117, set 403 with 51378 leading. On the Down Relief line, arriving in Platform 3 Ealing Broadway with a Paddington to Reading service. Part of station improvements taking place at the time, the very fresh and clean platform block paving and concrete edging on Platform 4 is very noticeable in the foreground. Alistair Fyffe.


117 DMU

4th August 1995

Set: L708

Leaving St Erth for St Ives is 51378 on the rear of set L708 Ian Buck.


117 DMU

4th August 1995

Set: L708

At Penzance after a day on the St Ives branch set L708 on 4th April 1995. Ian Buck.


117 DMU

14th April 1999

Set: L708

51378 is out of service at Bletchley Depot on 14th April 1999. Ian Buck.

51379

117 DMU

1972

Set: L404

L404 (presumably 51379 + 59489 + 51337) is at the front of a six-car set in Southampton station in 1972. The rear unit is not a high-density set, possibly a Class 119. Steve Davies Collection.


117 DMU

29th October 1976

Set: L404

W51379 heads Pressed Steel built L404 away from Paddington past Old Oak Common on an Oxford service, 29th October 1976. Steve Davies Collection.

51380

117 DMU

7th October 1983

Set: B437

B437 (presumably 51380 + 59504 + 51338) in Kemble station on October 7, 1983, with the 12:45 Cheltenham Spa - Swindon service. Hamish Stevenson.


117 DMU

26th August 1987

Set: B437

B437 (presumably 51380 + 59504 + 51338) passes Didcot on 26th August 1987. Ian McDonald.

51381

117 DMU

1971

Set: L404

In 1971 Pressed Steel triple set L404 lead a GRC&W Cross-country set into Fareham. The front car is presumed to be 51381. Steve Davies Collection.


117 DMU

31st August 1987

Set: L405

L405 is seen at Appleford on an Oxford - Reading service, 31st August 1987. Hamish Stevenson.

51382

117 DMU

29th March 1992

Set: 117313

Class 117 DMS 51382, set number 117 313, is seen stabled at Tyseley on 29.03.1992. These refurbished Class 117's were transferred away to Scotland for use out of Edinburgh Waverley. Andy Cole.


117 DMU

17th July 1996

Set: 117313

Leaving Edinburgh Waverley with car 51382 leading is set 117 313 on 17th July 1996. Ian Buck.

51383

117 DMU

12th November 1977

Set: L406

Class 117 set L406 (presumably 51383 + 59493 + 51341) at Twyford on November 12, 1977. Steve Davies Collection.


117 DMU

Unknown Date

Set: L406

Refurbished DMU L406 on a Reading - Tonbridge service at Guildford, date unknown. The DMS closest is presumably 51383 which had been in the set since before it was refurbished in June 1978. John Law.


117 DMU

30th May 1986

Set: L406

Class 117 set L406 (presumably 51383 + 59493 + 51341) on a late morning Paddington - Reading service at Twyford on Friday 30th May 1986. Colin Brooks.


117 DMU

Unknown Date

Set: 117704

On an unknown date 117704 arrives at South Tottenham. Ian Buck.


117 DMU

12th March 1999

Set: 117704

Set 117704 (51383 leading) is at Barking on the 12th March 1999. Ian Buck.

51384

117 DMU

9th July 1993

A Class 117 with DMS 51384 closest is seen stabled at Clapham Junction on 09.07.1993. Andy Cole.


117 DMU

Unknown Date

Set: L707

Class 117 set L707 (presumably 51384 + 51342) in Clapham Junction station, circa mid-1990s. Stuart Mackay Collection.

51386

117 DMU

29th January 1983

Set: L409

Class 117 set L409, W51386 (nearest) + W59496 + W51344, passes Salfords on the Brighton line up fast towards Redhill on a Gatwick Airport to Reading service, Saturday 29th January 1983 Iain Reid.

51387

117 DMU

1983

Set: L410

Class 117 set L410 arrives into London Paddington in 1983, with 51387 leading. John Law.


117 DMU

February 1994

Set: L722

Bound for Barking set L722 halts at Walthamstow Queens Road in October 1994. Ian Buck.

51388

117 DMU

9th July 1987

Class 117 DMS 51388 in Reading station, 9/7/87. Malcolm Clements.


117 DMU

27th October 1988

Set: L411

Class 117 set L411 arrives into London Paddington station on October 27th, 1988. Rex Holt.

51389

117 DMU

11th April 1981

Set: L412

W51389 leads Class 117 set L412 (presumably with 59499 + 51347) at Kings Sutton on April 11, 1981. It is displaying Banbury (General) on the destination blind. Steve Davies Collection.


117 DMU

23rd November 1985

Set: L412

L412 on The Anglian Vibrator railtour seen at Wisbech, 23/11/85. Chris Lings.


117 DMU

23rd November 1985

Set: L412

51389 at the rear of the Anglian Vibrator railtour, seen at North Elmham on the 23rd November 1985. Chris Lings.


117 DMU

12th July 1986

Set: L412

51389 at the head of the 'Fen Tiger' railtour seen at Kings Lynn on the 12th July 1986. Chris Lings.

51390

117 DMU

31st July 1982

Set: B439

Set B439 approaches Freshford station on July 31, 1982, presumably with 51390 at the front. Steve Davies Collection.


117 DMU

31st July 1982

Set: B439

Set B439 enters Freshford station on July 31, 1982, presumably with 51390 at the front. Steve Davies Collection.


117 DMU

21st August 1982

Set: B439

Class 117/118 set B439 (DMS W51390 + class 118 TC W59479 + DMBS W51348) at Weymouth waiting to work its service to Bristol, Saturday 21st August 1982 Iain Reid.


117 DMU

5th November 1983

Set: B439

The 'Glamorgan Freighter' railtour at Onllwyn on 5 November 1983. The visible vehicle from left to right are 51341, 51390, 59479 and 51348. Chris Lings.


117 DMU

April 1987

Set: B439

Class 117 set B439 at Abergevenny in April 1987. Mike Cooper.

51391

117 DMU

6th August 1960

A Pressed Steel triple set arrives into Banbury station where it will terminate with the 4.18pm ex-Paddington on August 6th, 1960. The power cars are W51391 (closest) and W51349, the centre car is presumably 59501. Michael Mensing.


117 DMU

1986

Set: L413

Class 117 set L413 (presumably 51391 + 59501 + 51349) at Maidenhead in 1986. John Law.


117 DMU

14th March 1987

Set: L413

Class 117 DMS 51391, set number L413, is seen solo at Tyseley on 14.03.1987. It had recently been transferred up from Reading. Andy Cole.

51392

117 DMU

9th October 1984

Class 117 DMS is seen partly on the traverser at Swindon Works on the 9th October 1984. Dennis Taylor.


117 DMU

5th June 1988

Set: L414

Class 117 set L414 (presumably 51350 + 59502 + 51392) at Didcot on June 5, 1988. John Carter.


117 DMU

26th January 1999

Set: 117701

Near Walthamstow Queens Road class 117 set 117701 heads for Barking with car 51392 leading on 26th January 1999. Ian Buck.


117 DMU

16th April 1999

Set: 117701

With 51392 leading class 117 set 117701 calls at Ridgmont on 16th April 1999. Ian Buck.


117 DMU

31st August 1999

Set: 117701

Class 117 car 51392 is on the rear of a Barking train at Harringey Green lanes on 31st August 1999. Ian Buck.

51393

117 DMU

Unknown Date

Set: L415

Set L415 seen leaving Southall, date unknown (probably mid-1970s). The DMS at the rear (closest) is presumably 51393, with oval buffers and perhaps a repair to the bottom of the cab. Stuart Mackay Collection.


117 DMU

19th February 1983

Set: L415

Class 117 L415, W51393 (leading) + W59503 + W51351, pauses at Taplow on a stopping service to Oxford from Paddington, Saturday 19th February 1983 Iain Reid.


117 DMU

27th October 1984

Set: L415

The Dockside Dawdler tour at Newport East Docks with 51393 heading L415, 27/10/84. Chris Lings.


117 DMU

27th October 1984

Set: L415

The two Class 117 sets forming the 'Dockside Dawdler' railtour at Oakdale Colliery on the 27th October 1984. Chris Lings.


117 DMU

27th October 1984

Set: L415

The 'Dockside Dawdler' railtour seen at Maerdy on the 27th October 1984. Chris Lings.


117 DMU

27th October 1984

Set: L415

51393 in the fading light of the 27th October 1984, seen at Glascoed working the 'Dockside Dawdler' railtour. Chris Lings.


117 DMU

27th October 1984

Set: L415

51393 at Newport East Docks on 27/10/84 while working "The Dockland Dawdler" railtour. Chris Lings.


117 DMU

27th October 1984

Set: L415

51393 at Trethomus (Beclwas branch) on "The Dockside Dawdler" railtour, 27/10/84. Chris Lings.


117 DMU

30th May 1986

Set: L415

Class 117 set L415 (51393 presumably closest) approaches Tywford with a midday Henley On Thames - Twyford service on Friday 30th May 1986. Colin Brooks.

51394

117 DMU

23rd March 1984

Set: B450

Local railway management discuss an issue at Worcester Shrub Hill as a local service arrives from Hereford, formed of a Pressed Steel class 117 three-car set 'B450', 23rd March 1984. Gordon Edgar.


117 DMU

10th August 1987

Set: C450

Hybrid Class 117/101 set C450 (51394 + 59539 + probably 51352) is seen in Penarth station on August 10th, 1987. The centre car, which the photographer noted as carrying a data sticker claiming it was 19 metres long, would later become the green centre car in 'Daisy'. Michael Mensing.


117 DMU

13th August 1988

Set: T315

A 6-car Pressed Steel Suburban Tyseley allocated class 117 formation, set T315 (M51394) closest, presumably on a cross country working from Birmingham is seen on arrival at Norwich, 13th August 1988. M51394 was one of the last of her class in service making it into Regional Railway colours and is now preserved. Andrew J Crowther.


117 DMU

March 1990

Set: T315

Leaving Cradley Heath Class 117 set T315 (presumably 51394 + 59745 + 51352) tackles Old Hill Bank on its way to Birmingham New Street with a service from Kidderminster. March 1990. A standing start from Cradley often posed a task for an ailing dmu as the bank started at 1 in 49 and for the next mile was in the main 1 in 51!, Stephen Burdett.


117 DMU

4th April 1994

Set: 117314

Pressed Steel set 117314 arrives into Edinburgh Waverley with a service from Kirkcaldy on April 4, 1994. Hamish Stevenson.


117 DMU

3rd September 1994

Set: 117314

Class 117 DMS 51394, set number 117 314, is seen at Springburn Works receiving attention to it's bogies on 03.09.1994. Andy Cole.

51395

117 DMU

12th November 1977

Set: L416

Refurbished Pressed Steel Class 117 set L416 (presumably 51395 + 59505 + 51353) at Newbury on November 12, 1977. It carries Hungerford on the destination blind. Steve Davies Collection.


117 DMU

Unknown Date

Set: T301

T301 leads this formation into Llandrindod on a Galerail special in the late 1980s during the Llandrindod Wells Victorian Week. David Rowe.


117 DMU

17th September 1988

Set: T301

Class 117 T301 (51395 + 59505 + 51353) at East Ville, possibly with an ECS ex-Skegness. It looks like it was taken from a Class 114 set. Hamish Stevenson.


117 DMU

29th April 1999

Set: 117301

At Cowdenbeath 117 set 301 is on a Fife Circle train on 29th April 1999. Ian Buck.


117 DMU

29th April 1999

Set: 117301

Class 117 car 51395 leading set 117301 enters North Queensferry on 29th April 1999. Ian Buck.

51396

117 DMU

27th April 1982

Set: L417

Class 117 set Set L417 (presumably 51396 + 59506 + 51354) with a 17XX Henley on Thames - Tywford service awaits time at Henley on Thames on 27th April 1982. Colin Brooks.


117 DMU

16th January 1985

Set: L417

Class 117 L417 in a rather chilly Reading station on the 16th January 1985. 54A South Dock.


117 DMU

April 1985

Set: L417

Class set L417 passes the former Southall depot in April 1985. Stuart Mackay Collection.


117 DMU

13th September 1986

Set: L417

Class 117 DMS 51396, set number L417, is seen after overhaul and repaint into Network South East livery by Doncaster Works at Tyseley on 13.09.1986. It was being delivered back to Reading. Andy Cole.


117 DMU

1987

Set: L417

NSE-liveried Class 117 set L417 in London Paddington station in 1987, 51396 at the front. John Law.


117 DMU

16th April 1991

Set: L417

NSE-liveried L417 at Oxford on the 16th April 1991. DMS 51396 has had a replacement cab roof dome. Mike Cooper.


117 DMU

1993

Set: L417

51396 is receiving some attention at Reading after arriving from Redhill in 1993. John Law.


117 DMU

November 1996

Set: L720

Set L720. With a Class 116 roof dome (or a complete Class 116 cab?), this is Class 117 DMS 51396. It is partnered with 51354 (see image 7845), and taken at Bedford Midland in November 1996. Stuart Mackay Collection.

51397

117 DMU

15th June 1980

Set: L418

L418 (W51397 + W59507 + W51355) at Windsor Central on 15/6/80. Robert Frise.


117 DMU

2nd July 1984

Set: L418

Class 117 DMS W51397 leads 3 car set L418 at Slough forming the 10:52 Reading to Paddington service on 2nd July 1984. Bruce Galloway.


117 DMU

1985

Set: L418

L418 appears to be ex-works when seen at Southall in early 1985. Stuart Mackay Collection.


117 DMU

26th October 1985

Set: L418

The Sharpness Shunter railtour at Sharpness, 26/10/85. Chris Lings.


117 DMU

26th October 1985

Set: L418

The 'Sharpness Shunter' railtour seen in Gloucester Docks on the 26th October 1985. Chris Lings.


117 DMU

October 1987

Set: 418

NSE liveried Class 117 set 418 passes Southall shed in October 1987. Stuart Mackay Collection.


117 DMU

10th May 1989

Set: L418

Network South East liveried Pressed Steel Class 117; Set L418 with 51397 leading, approaching Southall station on the Up Relief line with a service for Paddington. Since the Heathrow electrification work took place this view is completely impossible with a large signal gantry erected very close to the road bridge where this was taken from. 27n May 1988. Alistair Fyffe.

51398

117 DMU

March 1989

Set: 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.


117 DMU

13th February 1995

Set: 117702

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


117 DMU

28th April 1995

Set: 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.


117 DMU

15th October 1998

Set: 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.


117 DMU

Unknown Date

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


117 DMU

12th March 1999

Set: 117702

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

51399

117 DMU

29th April 1985

Set: L423

Class 117 Set L423 (presumably 51399 + 59513 + 51361) on a Worcester Shrub Hill - Birmingham New St service arrives at Stourbridge Junction beside a Class 116 on Monday 29th April 1985. Colin Brooks.

51400

117 DMU

2nd April 1977

Set: L420

Class 117 set L420 accelerates out of Slough station with a Paddington to Reading service on April 2nd, 1977. Rex Holt.


117 DMU

18th February 1980

Set: L420

Most of the Pressed Steel built Class 117 three car DMUs spent most of their lives working suburban services out of Paddington. In a short-lived livery, set L420 (W51400 leading) is seen at Banbury North, running round before returning to Oxford. 18/2/80. Mike Dean.


117 DMU

23rd July 1985

Set: L420

L420 (51400 + 59510 + 51358) arrives at Southall on 23 July 85. Stuart Mackay Collection.


117 DMU

30th November 1986

Set: L420

Class 117 vehicles 51400 and 59510 at Doncaster Works 30/11/86. Jerry Glover.


117 DMU

21st February 1987

Set: L420

L420 at Ealing Broadway on 21st February 1987, composed of 51400, 59510 and 51358. Malcolm Clements.


117 DMU

21st February 1987

Set: L420

L420 at Ealing Broadway on 21st February 1987, with 51400 in front of 59510. Malcolm Clements.


117 DMU

21st February 1987

Set: L420

L420 (51400 + 59510 + 51358) at Ealing Broadway station on 21st February 1987. Malcolm Clements.


117 DMU

3rd February 2000

At about this time the rundown of North London Railway dmus was in full swing and we started to couple anything that would move in random sets. Class 117 51400 was at this time withdrawn and is seen in the sidings at Bletchley depot. Ian Buck.

51401

117 DMU

28th September 1989

Set: L421

51401 leads Class 117 set L421 in what looks like a shunting move at Newbury on September 28, 1989. John Carter.


117 DMU

2nd November 1990

Set: L421

Class 117 set L421 with DMS 51401 at the front is seen departing West Drayton with a service towards Paddington on 02.11.1990. When the centre car was removed it gained the set number L703. Andy Cole.


117 DMU

28th August 1991

Set: L421

Two Class 117 sets at Redhill on August 28th, 1991. On the left is L406 (51341 + 59493 + 51383) and on the right L421 (51401 (is it carrying a number?) + 59511 + 51359). Rex Holt.


117 DMU

24th November 1994

Set: 117703

Berthed at Willesden Junction Low Level is 117703 on 24th November 1994. A spare set was often berthed here to cover both the West London and Gospel oak - Barking lines. Ian Buck.


117 DMU

30th November 1994

Set: 117703

117703 on nears Gospel Oak on the 30th November 1994. Ian Buck.


117 DMU

1995

Set: L703

Class 117 set L703 (presumably 51401 + 51359) seen at West Brompton in 1995. Michael Mensing.


117 DMU

5th October 1995

Set: L703

Class 117 set L703 with DMS 51401 at the front is seen at Clapham Junction with a working to Willesden Junction on 05.10.1995. Andy Cole.

51402

117 DMU

August 1974

Set: B462

Set B462, with DMS W51402 closest to the camera, at Portsmouth Harbour in August 1974. Steve Davies Collection.


117 DMU

August 1987

Set: C422

Class 117 C422 (previously L422) leaves Pontypridd for Treherbert in August '87. C422 was 51402 + 59512 + 51360. Mac Winfield.


117 DMU

9th September 1987

Set: C422

Class 117 set C422 at Cardiff Central on September 9th 1987. DMS W51402 is closest, presumably with W59512 + W51360. Hamish Stevenson.


117 DMU

6th September 1990

Set: T302

Class 117 T302, 51402 closest, at Redditch on September 6, 1990. John Carter.


117 DMU

15th July 1992

Set: T302

Class 117 set T302 formed 51402 - 59512 - 51360 waits at Lichfield City on 15/Jul/1992. Robert Chilton.


117 DMU

15th July 1992

Set: T302

Class 117 set T302 formed 51402 - 59512 - 51360 stabled at Birmingham New Street on 15/Jul/1992. Robert Chilton.

51404

117 DMU

10th September 1982

Set: B424

Class 117 set B424 (51404 + 59514 + 51362) passes HST set 253 007 at Clink Road, 10/9/82. Steve Davies Collection.


117 DMU

12th July 1986

Set: L424

The Fen Tiger railtour seen at South Lynn, 12/7/86. Chris Lings.


117 DMU

4th October 1990

Set: L424

Class 117 set L424 is working with a two-car Class 101 set when seen at Paddington on the 4th October 1990. Rex Holt.


117 DMU

24th October 1998

Set: L724

Class 117 set L724 (51404 & 51362) arrive at Blackhorse Road on 24th October 1998. Ian Buck.

51405

117 DMU

September 1968

Set: 463

Gangway fitted Pressed Steel triple set 463 is seen in Leamington Spa station in September 1968 with a Didcot service. Steve Davies Collection.


117 DMU

25th September 1982

Set: B425

B425 (51405 + 59515 + 51363) at Stapleton Road on the 25th September 1982. Steve Davies Collection.


117 DMU

1st October 1987

Set: L425

Class 117 set L425 (51405 + 59515 + 51363) is about to enter West Drayton station when seen on October 1, 1987. Malcolm Clements.


117 DMU

17th April 1994

Set: L721

With the shunt signal cleared, NSE class 117 set L721 formed 51405 & 51363 trails L706 (51408 & 51366) out of Bletchley station to the carriage sidings. Robert Chilton.


117 DMU

4th April 1995

Set: L721

Class 117 set L721 with DMS 51405 leading is seen at Kensington Olympia with a working to Willesden Junction on 04.04.1995. Andy Cole.


117 DMU

1998

Set: L721

Two-car Class 117 NSE liveried L721 at Bletchley in 1998 (51405 presumably closest). John Law.

51407

117 DMU

10th November 1973

Set: L464

On November 10, 1973, the Western Region ran a ten-car DMU 'London Branch Lines Tour' from Paddington. It comprised a 3-car 118, 3-car 117 and a 4-car 117 set L464 that contained 101 centre car 59538. W51407 is seen at the front during the stop at Morris Cowley. Hamish Stevenson.


117 DMU

circa 1985

Set: B427

Class 117 B427 (51407 leading, presumably with 59517 + 51365) at Southall circa 1985. Stuart Mackay Collection.


117 DMU

21st February 1987

Set: 427

W51407 and W55022 at Ealing Broadway on the 21st February 1987. Malcolm Clements.


117 DMU

21st February 1987

Set: 427

W51407 at the front of set 427 arriving into Ealing Broadway station on February 21, 1987. In the distance is 55022. Malcolm Clements.

51408

117 DMU

11th September 1984

Set: B428

Class 117 set B428 (51408 + 59518 + 51366) at Chepstow on 11/9/84. Steve Davies Collection.


117 DMU

29th June 1987

51408 at Reading, 29/6/87. Malcolm Clements.


117 DMU

22nd August 1987

Set: L428

Class 117 DMS 51408, set number L428, is seen stabled at Reading in Network South East livery on 22.08.1987. Andy Cole.


117 DMU

17th April 1994

Set: L706

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.


117 DMU

17th April 1994

Set: L706

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.


117 DMU

May 1995

Set: 117706

In May 1995 class 117 set 117706 arrives at Blackhorse Road. Ian Buck.


117 DMU

26th January 1999

Set: 117706

At Walthamstow Queens Road class 117 set 117706 on 26th January 1999. Ian Buck.


117 DMU

18th March 1999

Set: 117706

Class 117 set 117706 with car 51408 leading at South Tottenham on 18th March 1999. Ian Buck.


117 DMU

14th April 1999

Set: 117706

At Gospel Oak on 14th April 1999 class 117 set 117706. Ian Buck.


117 DMU

6th June 2009

Set: 117706

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.

51409

117 DMU

Unknown Date

Set: B429

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.


117 DMU

18th April 1984

Set: B429

Recently repainted Class 117 DMU set B429 (presumably 51409 + 59519 + 51367) at Southall on 18/4/84. Stuart Mackay Collection.


117 DMU

6th October 1984

Set: B429

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.


117 DMU

April 1987

Set: L429

51409 is at the rear of Class 117 set L429 arriving into Southall station in April 1987. Stuart Mackay Collection.

51410

117 DMU

1976

Set: L430

Class 117 set L430 (presumably with 51410 closest) at Ealing Broadway in 1976. John Carter.


117 DMU

1976

Set: L430

Class 117 set in Ealing Broadway in 1976, presumably with 51410 closest. John Law.


117 DMU

10th September 1982

Set: B430

B430 and another set passing Clink Road on the 10th September 1982. Steve Davies Collection.


117 DMU

2nd June 1985

Set: 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.


117 DMU

7th August 1985

Set: B430

GWR liveried B430 seen at Exeter St David's with the 11:17 to Exmouth on Wednesday 7th August 1985. Mel Holley.


117 DMU

18th January 1986

Set: B430

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.


117 DMU

5th May 1986

Set: B430

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.


117 DMU

5th May 1986

Set: 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.


117 DMU

12th August 1986

Set: 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.


117 DMU

25th July 1987

Set: 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.


117 DMU

4th October 1987

Set: 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.


117 DMU

January 1988

Set: B430

The GWR liveried B430 at Gloucester in January 1988. Mike Cooper.


117 DMU

January 1988

Set: B430

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.


117 DMU

27th February 1988

Set: T305

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.


117 DMU

24th April 1988

Set: 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.


117 DMU

2nd May 1988

Set: 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.


117 DMU

2nd May 1988

Set: T305

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


117 DMU

2nd May 1988

Set: T305

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


117 DMU

5th June 1988

Set: 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.


117 DMU

20th June 1992

Set: 117305

Class 117 DMS 51410 is at the head of set 117305 in GWR chocolate & cream livery. Taken inside Tyseley Shed (9 road), on- Saturday 20th June 1992 during a special open day held for the families of the staff at Tyseley TMD. Note the green 108 to the left. Elliot Spencer.


117 DMU

15th April 1995

Set: 117305

51410 and 51368 (117305) sitting at the buffer stops at Penzance on 16th April 1995. Robert Chilton.


117 DMU

15th April 1995

Set: 117305

117305 (51410/51368) heads away from Penzance towards Long Rock on 15th April 1995. Robert Chilton.


117 DMU

16th April 1995

Set: 117305

Corridor connection, exhausts, and lining details can be clearly seen in this shot of 51410 and 51368 at Penzance on 16th April 1995. Robert Chilton.


117 DMU

4th August 1995

Set: 117305

Taking a rest between duties on the St. Ives branch set 117305, car 51410 leading, is seen on Penzance depot 4th August 1995. Ian Buck.

51411

117 DMU

29th April 1985

Set: B431

Class 117 Set B431 (presumably 51411 + 59521 + 51369) on a Birmingham - Hereford service approaches Great Malvern on Monday 29th April 1985. Colin Brooks.


117 DMU

18th June 1988

Set: 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.


117 DMU

27th January 1990

W51411 in Birmingham Snow Hill on 27 January 1990 with the 10:37 Birmingham - Shirley service. Hamish Stevenson.


117 DMU

circa 1994

Set: 117306

Haymarket depot DMU sidings circa 1994 contains 117306 (presumably 51411 + 59521 + 51369) and 117314 (presumably 51352 + 59489 + 51394), amongst others. S Saunders.


117 DMU

17th July 1996

Set: 117306

Set 117306 at Edinburgh Waverley for the evening rush hour on 17th July 1996. Ian Buck.


117 DMU

27th September 2000

Set: 117306

117306 (51411 leading) stands on the buffer stops of 'E' road at Aylesbury Depot, being for spares for the Sandite units based there at the time. As can be seen the unit has had it's destination blind box removed and the '6' on the unit number has been patchwork painted. The unit was transferred from Shoeburyness to Aylesbury in one trip, sandwiched between Class 121 units, although 117306 was running too. Taken on 27/09/00, this is reasonably soon after it had moved to Aylesbury. Greg Scott.


117 DMU

12th July 2004

Class 117 51411 and Class 121 977859 inside Aylesbury depot on 12/07/2004. Stuart Mackay.


117 DMU

12th July 2004

The rear end of Class 117 51411 inside Aylesbury depot on 12/7/04. Stuart Mackay.


117 DMU

12th July 2004

Work is underway on removing the gangway from the rear of Class 117 51411 in Aylsebury depot on 12/7/04. Stuart Mackay.


117 DMU

19th June 2008

With Scotrail branding Class 117 DMS 51411 is seen at Aylesbury Depot, 19/6/08. Niall Gray.

51412

117 DMU

1987

Set: B432

Class 117 set B432 at Cheltenham with a service from Swindon in the Summer of 1987. Mike Cooper.


117 DMU

28th May 1988

Set: T307

Recent invaders from the Western Region to Tyseley class 117 51412 + 59522 + 51370 set lead with the 09.55 Birmingham New Street to Yarmouth at Queen Adelaide (Ely), 28.05.88. Surface Stock.


117 DMU

9th May 1992

Set: T307

Class 117 set T307 (presumably with 51412 closest) at Worcester Shrub Hill on 9/5/92. Stuart Mackay Collection.


117 DMU

29th November 1992

Set: T307

Class 117 DMS 51412 leading set T307, formed with TCL 59522 and DMBS 51370, seen at Birmingham New Street on Sunday 29 November 1992, the last advertised day of first generation DMU services on the Cross City Line. Robert Chilton.

51413

117 DMU

16th April 1981

Set: L433

Class 117 set L433 (presumably 51413 + 51371) is seen at Coombe Junction on April 16, 1981, working the 08:04 Liskeard - Looe service. The set had been transferred from Reading to LA at the en of 1980 and had still to receive a P set prefix. Steve Davies Collection.


117 DMU

16th April 1981

Set: L433

Class 117 set L433 (presumably 51413 + 51371) is seen at Coombe Junction on April 16, 1981, working the 08:04 Liskeard - Looe service. Steve Davies Collection.


117 DMU

17th April 1981

Set: L433

Class 117 set L433 (presumably 51413 + 51371) is seen at Coombe Junction on April 17, 1981. Steve Davies Collection.


117 DMU

17th April 1981

Set: L433

Class 117 set L433 (presumably 51413 + 51371) is seen at Coombe Junction on April 17, 1981. Steve Davies Collection.


117 DMU

17th April 1981

Set: L433

Class 117 set L433 (presumably 51413 + 51371) is seen at Coombe Junction on April 17, 1981. Steve Davies Collection.


117 DMU

17th April 1981

Set: L433

Class 117 set L433 (presumably 51413 + 51371) is seen at Coombe Junction on April 17, 1981. Steve Davies Collection.


117 DMU

9th June 1981

Set: P433

Class 117 set P433 crosses the Saltash bridge on the 9th June 1981. Steve Davies Collection.

51414

117 DMU

26th June 1979

Set: L434

L434 (W51414 closest) at Cookham on the 26th June 1979 in the short lived blue stripe livery. 54A South Dock.


117 DMU

8th March 1986

Set: B434

Class 117 DMS 51414, set number B434, is seen in BR blue and grey livery at Tyseley on 08.03.1986. Andy Cole.


117 DMU

15th July 1992

Set: T309

Class 117 DMS 51414 on the rear of Tyseley's set T309 formed with 59490 and 51372 leaving Four Oaks on 15/Jul/1992. Robert Chilton.


117 DMU

5th May 1995

Class 117 51414 stored in Old Oak Common depot in May 1995. Ian Buck.

51415

117 DMU

1985

Set: B435

Class 117 set B435 (presumably 51415 + 59486 + 51373) after arriving in Exmouth station in 1986. John Law.


117 DMU

28th February 1987

Set: B435

On the rear of class 117 set B435 is 51415 leaving Stapleton Road on a Severn Beach train on 28th February 1987. Ian Buck.


117 DMU

28th February 1987

Set: B435

On its way from Severn Beach to Bristol class 117 set B435 led by 51415 halts at Lawrence Hill on 28th February 1987. Ian Buck.


117 DMU

November 1995

Set: 117310

At Edinburgh Waverley in November 1995 set 11730, 51415, on a Fife Circle service. Ian Buck.


117 DMU

31st August 1996

Set: 117310

Class 117 DMS 51415, set number 117 310, is seen condemned at Springburn Works in Regional Railways Scotrail livery on 31.08.1996. It would be towed next door to MC Metals for scrapping. Andy Cole.

59479

117 DMU

5th November 1983

Set: B439

A busy scene at Gwaun-cae-Gurwen as the participants of the 'Glamorgan Frieghter' railtour get their photographs during a stop. The tour ran from Paddington on 5 November 1983, the centre car is 59479 and the DMBS is 51348. Chris Lings.

59487

117 DMU

April 1987

Set: L402

Pressed Steel centre car 59487 arriving into Southall as part of set L402, in between DMS 51377 (right) and presumably DMBS 51335 on the left. Stuart Mackay Collection.

59510

117 DMU

21st February 1987

Class 117 centre car 59510 at Ealing Broadway on 21/2/87. Malcolm Clements.

59520

117 DMU

2nd May 1988

Set: T305

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


117 DMU

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.

59735

117 DMU

1987

NSE liveried Class 115 TS at Bletchley in 1987. Shayne Lewis.

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