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Vehicle 51344

Class 117

BR Diagram 534

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: 30546
Diagram: 534



Date: 2nd April 1977

Set number: 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.


Date: 7th December 1985

Set number: 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.


Date: circa 1999

Set number: 709

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

The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:


Date: 29th January 1983

Set number: 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.


Date: 19th January 1994

Set number: L123

The 13.50 Bletchley-Bedford arrives at Lidlington on 19 January 1994. The train is formed by Class 121 no. 55023 (in green livery) with Class 117 set L709 (51344/51386). Lewis Bevan.


Date: 28th April 1995

Set number: L709

Set L709, 51344 & 51386, at Penzance depot on 28th April 1995. Ian Buck.


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