Believed to be taken in spring 1973 because the platform canopies have been removed from this end of the station and building work has not yet started, set 300 waits in platform 6 to depart for Inverness. John McIntyre.
The 25th July 1978 and set 300 leaves Huntly for Aberdeen. Taken from a Class 40 on the 'grain'. Mike Cooper.
Set 301 at Keith Junction, 20/5/78. An SRPS special was held waiting to come off the branch to Dufftown while this service passed. 20/5/78. Mike Cooper.
On the 10th March 1979 set 301 has a 101 centre car. It's on the 15:50 from Aberdeen at Insch. Hamish Stevenson.
Two Class 120 DMBCs are seen at Machynlleth. The leading car has set number 301 in tiny numerals under the driver's windscreen. Undated. Tom Clift.
Set 302 at Huntly, taken from 254 002 - the first HST to travel the line - on the 6th April 1978. Mike Cooper.
Set 302 leads a 6-car set out of Elgin in the late '70s. Norman Smart.
This 120 on an Aberdeen to Elgin service is seen just north of Kittybrewster in the autumn of 1972. The destination blind reads "Elgin via Mulben" although by this time that was the only way you could get from Aberdeen to Elgin by rail! Note also the unusual tail lamp, a distinct feature on this line. The set number is carried in the cab window. John McIntyre.
The 20th May 1978, and a SRPS special to Dufftown headed by 40 173 is looped at Dyce to allow set 303 to pass. Mike Cooper.
51784 - which still appears to have the luggage rack lights on - and 59684 after derailing at Oyne in May 1978. Alan Rintoul.
Derailment near Oyne (Aberdeen - Inverness line), 12/5/78, following a lorry crashing into a bridge. Class 120 Set 304 containing DMS 51793 (left, on rails), TBS 59684 (centre, half on half off) and DMBC 51784 (right, on side). Scotpix courtesy of Peter Mullen.
Set 304 in the snow at Inverness in 1979. John Law.
Set 305 sits at Aberdeen on 29/4/78. The driver obviously has a sense of humour judging by the blind! Mike Cooper.
Set 305 leaves Aberdeen for Inverness past the site of Schoolhill station with Class 122 55011 on the rear. June 1978. Mike Cooper.
Ex-works W50725 is working with two Derby suburban vehicles on the 6.25pm Birmingham Moor St - Leamington Spa (G) seen at Solihull on the 13th July 1962. It is now loco green (and noticeably darker than the multiple unit green Derby vehicles) and has been given a right facing crest. Michael Mensing.
With a handpainted set number (349) and Bangor just showing on the blinds, this 120 departs on the back of the set from Johnstone. The centre car is a Strathclyde liveried 107, and the leading car is a blue / grey 101. Also of note is one of the large side lights is missing about half way along the 120 car. The vehicle numbers should be 53664 + 59793 + 51176. Andrew McConnell.
Set 350 has a handpainted number, seen on arrival at Ayr circa 1986. This is presumed to be 53655, with 59807 behind. Andrew McConnell.
Two car Swindon Cross-Country set 503 (presumably 51588 + 51579) at Reading in September 1968. The pair were spent just over a year allocated beginning April 1968. Steve Davies Collection.
Class 120 set 505 in Glasgow Central station in April 1986 (also still carrying EP514). It has a Class 101 centre car 59121. Graeme Phillips Collection.
53672 leads 506 through Princes St. Gardens towards Edinburgh Waverley. Undated. Andrew McConnell.