An official British Railways image - "Glasgow - Ayr - Girvan Inter-City Diesel Train (when new), crossing the River Ayr, 3/11/59". Courtesy of G&SWR Association. British Railways.
A St Enoch bound Swindon Inter-City DMU enters Corkerhill station in August 1963. Note the white circle coupling code is edged in black to make it stand out on the yellow warning panel. corriebob.
A Swindon Inter-City formation enters Barassie station in August 1963 with a St Enoch - Ayr service. The two three-car sets contain a mix of 5xxxx and 79xxx series vehicles - the third vehicle in both sets have the van at the far end - next to the cab - meaning they are the earlier 1956 build. Corriebob.
The 12.11pm Glasgow - St.Enoch - East Kilbride service arrives into Thorntonhall station on May 23rd, 1964. WAC Smith.
A Swindon Inter-City DMU (later Class 126) departing from St Enoch station in June 1966. The station closed a few weeks later and the services were transferred to Central station. Corriebob.
A Swindon Inter-City DMBS can be seen in amongst the diesel and steam locos in the West end of Corkerhill Shed in July 1966. corriebob.
Two Swindon Inter-City sets pass through Arkleston Cutting on June 15th, 1967, with the 2.30pm from Glasgow Central to Ayr. Corriebob.
A Class 126 DMU winds its way into the correct platform in Glasgow Central in 1971. John Law.
A 6-car Class 126 Swindon Inter-City set arrives into Glasgow Central station in the early 1970s. John Law.
A five-car class 126 DMU departs Prestwick for Glasgow Central in the mid-1970s (It is missing one DMBS). For nearly 25 years, these B.R. Swindon built units were the mainstay of the routes from Glasgow to Ayrshire. In the background, to the right is Prestwick Golf Club, the venue for the very first Open Golf Championship. I. Middleditch collection. Gordon Thomson.
A southbound six-car Class 126 formation at Prestwick in the mid-1970s. I. Middleditch collection. For nearly 25 years, these B.R. Swindon built units were the mainstay of the routes from Glasgow to Ayrshire. Prestwick Airport is in the background. Gordon Thomson.
A 6-car Class 126 Swindon Inter-City set passes Elderslie Junction. Date unknown. Stuart Rankin.
A 6-car Class 126 Swindon Inter-City set. The folks at Scot-Rail.co.uk and 'Mad Mac' identified the location as being between Troon and Barassie, the train heading towards Glasgow. The building in the background is the old Barassie Works. Date unknown. Stuart Rankin.
Two Class 126 Swindon Inter-City sets pass just outside Glasgow Central station in the early 1970s. John Law.
A DMS in Class 126 Swindon Inter-City set heading out of Glasgow Central station. Date unknown. Peter Heppenstall.
The 3.0pm Glasgow - Stranraer is seen 1 mile south of New Luce (Dumfries and Galloway) on the 9th August 1973, worked by a Class 126 Swindon inter-City set. Michael Mensing.
With the signalman standing waiting to exchange the token, the 10.42am Glasgow Central - Stranraer Harbour approaches Glenwhilly on the 10th August 1973. Michael Mensing.
With the token exchanged, the signalman heads back to the signalbox as the 10.42am Glasgow Central - Stranraer Harbour continues through the closed Glenwhilly station on the 10th August 1973. Michael Mensing.
The 10.42am Glasgow Central to Stranraer Harbour heads south away from the closed Glenwhilly station, then in use as a passing loop, on the 10th August 1973. Michael Mensing.
A Class 126 heads out of Barrassie with a Stranraer train, 26/6/74. Tim Stubbs.