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.
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.
A mixed-livery Class 111 Rolls-Royce powered Met-Camm set seen departing from Knaresborough station in April 1972. John Reddyhoff.
A Rolls-Royce powered Met-Camm at Skipton on a Morecambe - Leeds service, 22nd February 1975. 54A South Dock.
A 3-car Class 111 set in York station. Unknown date. Andrew Ripley.
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.
A 3-car Rolls-Royce powered Met-Camm Class 111 set (51542 + 59106 + 51543) in Selby station on the 10th July 1978. Malcolm Clements.
E51559 + E59107 + E51549 + E51554 + E59529 + E51546 seen at Lancaster on the 30th July 1978. Robert Frise.
Class 111 E50271 leads this 3-car Met-Camm set into Wakefield Westgate on the 30th June 1979. Malcolm Clements.
Met-Camm ex-buffet SC59578 during its time in Scotland when it was based at Dundee, seen at Edinburgh Waverley on 27/8/79. Basil Hancock.
Met-Camm ex-buffet SC59577 departing from Edinburgh Waverley in a set which also has bubble 55000. 28th August 1979. Basil Hancock.
E51546 leads a 3-car Class 111 set into York station on the 2nd October 1979. On the back is tacked the Gloucester Stourton Saloon 975664 + 975637. Malcolm Clements.
E51555 is closest vehicle, a Rolls-Royce powered DMC, seen at York station on the 2nd October 1979. Malcolm Clements.
A Rolls-Royce engined Met-Camm and 123 at Hull in 1980. Ian Francis.
At Morecombe Promenade on 13/8/80 sits 51552 + 51542 / 50639 + 59386 + 59248 + 50646 (a 2-car 111 and 4-car 108), waiting to depart on a service to Leeds. Robert Frise.