No doubt this is the photographers wife posing in front of a Park Royal set in a wet and dreary Blaenau Ffestiniog during Easter 1958. Note the 6G (Llandudno Junction) shed code painted in the bufferbeam. Stuart Mackay Collection.
Two Class 103 units in Birmingham New Street in 1958. They are forming the 4.17pm to Walsall, withheld at Burton-on-Trent. Michael Mensing.
A Class 103 at Penns on the 5th September 1959, operating the 6.54pm Walsall - Birmingham New Street. Michael Mensing.
An early blue liveried Park Royal set passing between Solihull and Widney Manor on the 4.50pm Birmingham Snow Hill - Knowle & Dorridge, 17th September 1966. Michael Mensing.
Machynlleth, and a Park Royal / Met-Camm formation enters the station past a Class 108. Steve Davies Collection.
On 16th May 1970 a Park Royal class 103 DMU forming a Blaenau Ffestiniog to Llandudno Junction service passes the abandoned Llechwedd exchange sidings at the foot of the narrow gauge railway incline and is about to enter Ffestiniog Tunnel, at 2 miles and 333 yards long. Gordon Edgar.
A Class 103 and 101 at Chester, undated. Ian Francis.
A Park Royal Class 103 set entering Dovey Junction station on the Cambrian Coast. Undated. Steve Davies Collection.
A Park Royal Class 103 set passes through the loop of Dovey Junction station on the Cambrian Coast. Undated. Steve Davies Collection.
A Class 103 leads this formation heading for Bangor at Mostyn on the Chester to Holyhead line. Date unknown - presumably in the 1970s. Stuart Mackay Collection.
A Class 103/108 hybrid at Barnmouth. Date unknown. Tom Clift.
A Class 103 gets ready for departure from Salop. Unknown date. Tom Clift.
A Class 103 Park Royal set at Salop, date unknown. Tom Clift.
A Class 103 DMU (with possibly at 108 behind) at Crewe in August 1977, seen awaiting departure with a service for Chester. Graeme Phillips Collection.
A 103/101 formation leaves Prestatyn on the 13th August 1977. Ian Francis.
A Class 103 set at Prestatyn on the 13th August 1977. Ian Francis.
A Class 103 DMU at Holyhead on 23/08/1978. The Class 103s had a career spanning some 25 years, which is surprising considering they were considered non-standard in terms of their bodywork construction, which gave trouble in later years. They tended to be concentrated on services along the border counties between England and Wales, as well as Wales. Graeme Phillips Collection.
A 2-car 103/3-car 101 formation heads out of Westbury Gossip (Shropshire). Undated. Tom Clift.
A Class 103 at Manchester Victoria, February 1981. Bill Read.
A Park Royal and a Met-Camm formation crosses the Barmouth Bridge on 23 June 1982. Steve Davies Collection.