A pair of Derby Lightweight sets. Date and location unknown. Stuart Mackay Collection.
ER Derby Lightweight sets at Castle Bromwich in May 1955, borrowed to work British Industries Fair services before delivery to Lincolnshire. Note that it is also carrying sideboards. Stuart Mackay Collection.
Admirers for Derby Lightweight vehicles at Birmingham New Street on the 2nd May 1955. These are sets destined for Lincolnshire, borrowed before delivery by the LMR to work British Industries Fair shuttles to Castle Bromwich. Michael Mensing.
Two 2-car Derby Lightweights on the 1.20pm Birmingham New Street - Rugeley seen entering Witton. The DMU services on the line had just been introduced earlier that month. Michael Mensing.
School run on the Mundesley branch circa 1958. This is on board a Derby Lightweight set. Tim Stubbs.
A power-trailer Derby Lightweight set, with Norwich on the destination blind. The accompanying caption has Brinnington as the location, was there a Brinnington in East Anglia? Steve Davies Collection.
There are at least ten Derby Lightweight vehicles visible in this view at Birmingham New Street on the 2nd March 1957, there were 16 vehicle total. They will form three services, the 5.15pm to Lichfield (6-cars), 5.20pm to Lichfield (6-cars), and the 5.42pm to Four Oaks (4-cars). The latter would have addition vehicle added from an incoming service. Michael Mensing.
A long line of Derby Lightweight vehicles in platform 4 of Birmingham New Street on the 7th May 1957. They will work the 5.15pm to Lichfield (6-cars), 5.20pm to Lichfield (6-cars) and 5.42pm to Four Oaks (4-cars, will have additional vehicles added from an incoming service). Michael Mensing.
A Derby Lightweight at Mundesley in the summer of 1957. Tim Stubbs.
A Derby Lightweight at North Walsham bound for Mundesley circa 1958. Tim Stubbs.
An accident damaged Derby Lightweight being recovered. The crane is from Lostock Hall MPD, and the photo can also be found in Trans-Pennine Publishing Ltd's book "British Railway's Breakdown Cranes". Bill Warden.
A Derby Lightweight set at Sudbury. Undated. Steve Davies Collection.
Two 2-car Derby Lightweight sets seen at Manchester Piccadilly. Date unknown. David Faircloth.
A Derby Lightweight set at Norwich Fuel Point circa 1964. Tim Stubbs.
The view from a Derby Lightweight between Norwich and North Walsham in a snowy January 1964. These vehicles didn't have a full width drivers desk, and the brake valve on the lower left just sits on top of two vacuum pipes. Tim Stubbs.
A Derby Lightweight and Met-Camm Lightweight approaching Norwich on the 16th May 1964. Tim Stubbs.
A Derby Lightweight unit arriving at Ravenglass in 1965. Roy Lambeth.
A Derby Lightweight set approaches at East Suffolk Junction in February 1966. Steve Davies Collection.
Two 2-car Derby Lightweight sets at East Suffolk Junction in June 1966. Steve Davies Collection.
A 2-car Derby Lightweight set passes East Suffolk Junction on the 2nd June 1966. Steve Davies Collection.