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.
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.
Class 111 E50271 leads this 3-car Met-Camm set into Wakefield Westgate on the 30th June 1979. Malcolm Clements.
Class 111 set 50271 59102 50281 at York depot on 23/11/80 beside a refurbished Class 114. Chris Lings.
Class 111 E78713 reaching the final stages of cutting at Vic Berry's on 11.05.90. Surface Stock.
Class 111 cars E78709 E78959 (left) are awaiting departure with a local service to York, probably running via Selby. Its car numbers in the 78XXX series show that each has had one of its two Rolls-Royce engines removed, becoming DHS-DHBS. Meanwhile, illustrating the new order, an unidentified Class 141 railbus (right) awaiting departure to Leeds in pre-electrification days - this unit would have still been new at this date, and carries original white and green livery. The first production railbus class, their first few years were beset with mechanical problems, though their reliability improved upon refurbishment in the late 1980s. However, they were all withdrawn by 1997 after a relatively short career with BR, though most were exported for further use... three units have been preserved. Graeme Phillips Collection.
Class 111 cars E78707 and E78957 are seen entering Pontefract Monkhill station with a service heading for Knottingley on 12/09/1983. These cars were previously numbered E50274 and E50287 respectively, prior to having one of their two Rolls-Royce engines removed. Graeme Phillips Collection.
Single engine conversion E78710 (with E78960) at Wakefield Westgate, 23/12/85. Malcolm Clements.
Single engine conversion E78710 at Wakefield Westgate, 23/12/85. Malcolm Clements.
A Class 111 set at Sheffield Midland, with 50278 closest. 29/11/80. Chris Lings.
Rolls-Royce powered Class 111 set E53278 + E53283 at Shipley on a Ilkley - Bradford F.Sq. working, 17/5/84. Hamish Stevenson.
A Class 111 set formed of 50279 + 59101 + 50286 run into Goole on the 16th July 1981. Chris Lings.
A Metro-Cam 111 class dmu, 78961 leading, leaves Manchester Victoria for Southport on 23/2/88. Mike Dean.
Class 111 E78961 and Class 101 51183 (C994) at Vic Berry's on 11.05.90. Surface Stock.
The 12:25 Retford - Sheffield arrives at Darnall station on the 29th January 1988 formed of E78964 + E78714. Hamish Stevenson.
A Metro-Cammell 2-car set with E78959 leading passes major rebuilding work at Gilberdyke on the evening of 7th April 1988. This was a 2-car set which originally had four engines, now reduced to four. The quadruple track from Gilberdyke Junction to Melton Lane had been reduced to two running lines and the stations along the line were being shaped to fit. At both here and Broomfleet new platforms were being built over the old relief lines. Syd Young.
Class 111 E78959 at Vic Berry's on 11.05.90. Surface Stock.
DMBS E51541 is seen departing Leeds with the 15:35 Leeds - Skipton local service in 1983, this car was renumbered to E78790 shortly after when one of its two Rolls-Royce engines was removed. Also visible to the right is a Class 110 DMU, and on the left 54191 faces a Met-Camm. 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.
DHBS E78967 leads the way into Castleford station with 09:10 Sheffield - Leeds service in 1988. This car was renumbered from DMBS E51542, when one of its two Rolls-Royce engines was removed. Graeme Phillips Collection.