© Michael Taylor
|3-car outer suburban diesel multiple unit with 2
second class driving motor cars and a composite 1st/2nd non-powered
trailer between them. Power from 2 Leyland 150 hp 6 cylinder units per
motor unit and a 4-speed mechanical transmission.
Photo shows 2 3-car units running as a 6 coach train.
Class 117. Western region set L461 with the Driving Motor Brake Second leading on the down main approaching Southall on a Saturday in June 1972. The train is the 13:18 Padd - Didcot (due Southall 13:32 pass). This set then formed the 15:05 to Oxford (2A88).