A Rolls-Royce powered Met-Camm set departing from Whitby in the early 1960s, thought to be on a York service. David Faircloth.
Borrowed from the Manchester area, M50136 (and presumably 56092) in platform 9 at Birmingham New Street waiting to leave with a British Industries Fair special to Castle Bromwich on the 6th May 1957. Michael Mensing.
56092 (with 50137 on the left, 50136 on the right) heads out of Birmingham New Street at 5.39pm on the 6th May 1959. They were working British Industries Fair shuttles to Castle Bromwich that day. Michael Mensing.
A Rolls-Royce powered Met-Camm set at Stockport (Edgeley). The power car is M50136, the trailer should be M56092. Date unknown. Stuart Mackay Collection.
A collection of units in Doncaster Works in December 1966; from left to right a Derby Lightweight, a Rolls-Royce Met-Camm DMBS with revised lining, and a freshly painted Class 108 with small yellow panel, and the rear of another freshly painted car. David Faircloth.
Green liveried Metropolitan-Cammell Class 111 DMCL E51553 sits outside the Works at Doncaster waiting for overhaul and probably repainting into BR blue livery - C.1969. 53A Models of Hull Collection.
A Class 111 and a Class 31/0 @ Stratford, London, in the late 1960s. More commonly associated with operations in Yorkshire, Rolls-Royce engined set 51541 + 59569 + 51551 was allocated to 30A from June 1969 till late 1970, and seen on the left in a mixture of green and blue liveries, whilst railwaymen look on at a Class 31/0 leading a short freight train - note the red circle coupling code confirming it as a Class 31/0. Graeme Phillips Collection.
This Class 111 has '2M97' just barely visible on the headcode blinds when seen on a rainy day at Goole in 1970. John Law.
Upminster Station on 4/6/70 with a 1927 built LT Q stock car next to a three-car Rolls-Royce powered Met-Camm unit (later Class 111). The closest vehicle is in green livery with revised lining, the centre car is in plain blue. David Christie.
A mixed-livery Class 111 Rolls-Royce powered Met-Camm set seen departing from Knaresborough station in April 1972. John Reddyhoff.
A Class 111 Rolls-Royce powered Met-Camm DMU at Leeds. Date unknown. Rex Holt.
A Rolls-Royce powered Met-Camm at Skipton on a Morecambe - Leeds service, 22nd February 1975. 54A South Dock.
Scarborough on 20th March 1976. In 1976 there were still two very impressive semaphore signal gantries at Scarborough station. A Rolls-Royce powered Met-Camm dmu passes under the most westerly gantry heading for Leeds in the setting sun. Falsgrave signal box is on the left. Both gantry & box still exist but since 2011 the gantry has been preserved at the NYMR and the box no longer controls any signalling. Pete LG99.
A three-car Class 111 at Alne on May 30, 1976, with E50283 at the front. Steve Davies Collection.
A 3-car Class 111 set in York station. Unknown date. Andrew Ripley.
A 3-car plain blue Class 111 sets beside refurbished Class 101 E51437 at Bradford Hammerton Street on April 10, 1977. A Class 110 is inside the shed. Rex Holt.
Met-Camm buffet car SC59577 at Haymarket depot in November 1977. Alan Rintoul.
Doncaster on 19/04/1978: On the left, 47527 calls with 1308 London King's Cross-Bradford / Hull, which split at Doncaster. On the right, a Class 111 DMU awaits departure with 1556 Doncaster-York local. Although still in plain blue livery, it has had its headcode box removed. Graeme Phillips Collection.
Two 3-car Class 111s are seen at Bingley in July 1978. Rex Holt.
A 3-car Rolls-Royce powered Met-Camm Class 111 set (51542 + 59106 + 51543) in Selby station on the 10th July 1978. Malcolm Clements.