L400 (51332 / 59484 / 51374) seen at Southall on the 29th January 1984, working the 09:42 Reading - Paddington. Hamish Stevenson.
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.
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.
W51333 sits at the head of L401 at Reading on the 31st July 1980. Chris Lings.
51333 is at the end of a row of stored Class 117s at Bletchley TMD circa 1999. Graham Baker.
Class 117 set B436 on the North Fulton works train. Undated. Tom Clift.
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.
Cross-City DMU Farewell, 11th September 1993: 117311 51334+59500+51376 on the 14:15 to New St at Longbridge. Kevin Dowd.
Cross-City DMU Farewell, 11th September 1993: 117311 with 51334 leading arrives at New St on the 12:45 ex-Longbridge. Kevin Dowd.
Class 117 set L403, W51336 (nearest) + W59488 + W51378, heads away from Slough towards Maidenhead, Saturday 19th February 1983 Iain Reid.
DMBS 51338 heads set B437 at Cheltenham in June 1984. A Class 25 loco can be seen in the background. Graeme Phillips Collection.
Class 117 set T312 seen in Derby station with DMBS 51338 closest. Undated. Ian Francis.
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.
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.
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.
The photographer at the controls of a Class 117 in 1997. Graham Baker.
W51343 was six months old when seen in Reading depot, 24th October 1960. Adrian Vaughan.
Labelled set 709 - thought to be 51344 - and L705/51358 stored at Bletchley TMD circa 1999. Graham Baker.
Set L410 at Wargrave on 23/02/1983, with DMBS W51345 leading a service heading for Twyford. Graeme Phillips Collection.
L411 at Wisbech on The Anglian Vibrator railtour, 23/11/85. Chris Lings.