A 3-car Swindon Inter-City set with buffet car is seen near Widney Manor on the 8.30pm from Birmingham Snow Hill - Cardiff General on the 20th June 1957, the first week of services. It would reach its destination at 11pm. Michael Mensing.
On the 23rd September 1957 a 6-car Swindon Inter-City set is seen taking the north west curve at Honeybourne with the 12.25pm Birmingham Snow Hill - Cardiff General service, diverted via the MR route to Cheltenham. Michael Mensing.
The 9.0am Swansea (High Street) - Birmingham (Snow Hill) is seen at Evesham on the 9th March 1958. Worked by a 79xxx Swindon Inter-City set, this was a Sunday diversion via Cheltenham. Michael Mensing.
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 Swindon Inter-City set not long after leaving Haymarket and heading west for Glasgow, with five of the six vehicles in blue / grey, and one remaining green. Unusually, the six-car formation is headed by an 'intermediate' vehicle. Date unknown. GM Staddon.
A Swindon Inter-City set snakes its way through Princes Street Gardens towards Edinburgh Waverley. Taken on 22 June 1968, it's a mixture of green and blue /grey liveries, and the second vehicle could be blue with a small yellow panel although there were also reports of an unlined green vehicle at this time. Graham Johnston.
A 6-car Swindon Inter-City unit accelerates out of Glasgow Queen Street. The second vehicle is still green. A couple of Met-Camms can also be seen. Date unknown. Stuart Rankin.
A 'leading' DMBS from a Swindon Inter-City 79xxx set at the stops at Glasgow Queen Street on Edinburgh - Glasgow duties. Late '60s. John McIntyre.
An 'intermediate' Swindon Inter-City 79xxx power car attached to 'leading' power car 79103 at Edinburgh Waverley, circa 1970. Malcolm Clements.
Replaced on the Edinburgh - Glasgow line by Class 27 push-pull sets, redundant Swindon Inter-City cars sit in Millerhill Yard awaiting their fate. Tony Wilkins.
A 6-car Class 126 Swindon Inter-City set arrives into Glasgow Central station in the early 1970s. John Law.
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.
One of the out-of-use Edinburgh - Glasgow Swindon Inter-City vehicles at Millerhill in February 1973. Alan Rintoul.
Out of use Swindon Iner-City sets at Millerhill Yard in April 1973, displaced from the Edinburgh - Glasgow line by Class 27 powered push-pull sets. Alan Rintoul.
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.