51809 / 59809 / 51840 enter Wakefield Westgate working a Huddersfield shuttle, 15th May 1979. Malcolm Clements.
A 1961 built BRC&W built "MetroTrain" branded class 110 'Calder Valley' 2 car dmu, E51809 and E51846, leaves Oxspring Tunnel on the old Wath branch of the 1500DC Woodhead system, with a Huddesfield-Sheffield service, 28th March 1987. These units were an updated version of the class 104 but powered by the much more powerful Rolls Royce C6NFLH engines , 2 per driving car, designed for the route they were built for, the Lancashire & Yorkshire mainline, hence the nickname 'Calder Valley' they were originally delivered as 3 car units. The last of the class were taken out of service in October 1989 but by then they were no longer common in the Calder Valley. Andrew J Crowther.
A Class 110 DMU at Lincoln Central on 09/01/1988, formed of 51809 + 51838. Graeme Phillips Collection.
Class 110 DMBS 51809 leads a Met-Camm vehicle with a service heading to Morecambe at Carnforth, Lancashire in March 1989. In the background can be seen the signal box of Furness Railway origin, along with semaphores, including under the station canopy to the right. Graeme Phillips Collection.
E51809, E78969, E78713 and E51183 at Vic Berrys, Leicester on 29-4-90. Kevin Dowd.
Cutting started on Class 110 E51809 when seen at Vic Berry's on May 11th 1990. Surface Stock.
51812 is seen at Leeds, 14/1/89. Note on the end of the adjacent vehicle is a large "189" (or "489"). Does anyone know what this was for? Norman Cross.
51813 on the rear of a BLS tour seen in Bradford FS station on 30/5/87. Chris Lings.
51813 on the rear of a BLS railtour after arrival into Carlisle station on the 30th May 1987. Chris Lings.
E51813 is seen paired with a Met-Cam vehicle at Scarborough on 15th April 1989. Ian Francis.
A Class 110 seen at Newcastle on 22/07/1985. Whilst this Yorkshire-based class might have made occasional visits to Newcastle as arrivals from York, this image shows E51814 + E52083 awaiting departure with the 18:35 Newcastle - Sunderland Graeme Phillips Collection.
Class 110 E51816 at Snailwell on the 4th February 1989. Surface Stock.
51818 has a young admirer at Scarborough, June '88. Ian Francis.
Not sure if daddy was taking a picture of 51818 or his daughter! Scarborough in June 1988. Ian Francis.
E51819 + 59809 + 51838 are seen at Ravensthorpe, 7/10/85. Malcolm Clements.
Class 110 51819 at Snailwell in February 1989. Surface Stock.
E51822 is the DMBC in this BRC&W Class 110 set seen in Huddersfield station on the 8th June 1979. Malcolm Clements.
At Leeds on 10/10/85 is Class 110 E51823, the one with the Class 104 headcode box. To the right is E51430. Malcolm Clements.
A Class 110 in Leeds station on October 21, 1987. The Class 104 roof dome probably makes this 51823. Rex Holt.
Class 110 51823 with its Class 104 cab dome is seen at Leeds on 01.06.1988. The other two vehicles are probably 59069 and 52081, which was Neville Hill set 506 at the time. Andy Cole.