This gallery features DMUs being locomotive hauled. This could be for a variety of reasons, such as failure or movement between works / depots.
31412 with DMUs E54405 + E51207 + E51229 + E54089 at Ely North Junction, 19.08.87. Surface Stock.
Class 101 E54390 is seen near Ely on route to Snailwell, 4th July 1988. Surface Stock.
The March tool van and E54384 nearest pass Ely Dock with a rake to Snailwell, July 12th 1988. Behind loco 47 323 is E54125. Surface Stock.
Boarded up on the inside, Class 105 trailer E54125 is in a trainload of condemned vehicles bound for Snailwell. Seen at Ely Dock on July 12th 1988 behind 47 323. Surface Stock.
47 323 is seen at Ely Dock with a trainload of condemned DMUs (and a brakedown van) bound for Snailwell on July 12th, 1988. The first Class 105 vehicle behind the loco is E54125, the last Class 101 at the far end is E54384. Surface Stock.
31298 was on crew training duties working off Newton Heath Depot at the time which may have been the reason it was hauling this 3-car Class 110 DMU through Manchester Victoria on 24th April 1984. S Gaskell.
A failed DMU gets a helping hand from 55 002 THE KING'S OWN YORKSHIRE LIGHT INFANTRY on April 25th 1981. The Deltic had arrived with the "North Briton" railtour from York via Carlisle, so the watching enthusiasts were able to enjoy the sight of KOYLI indulging in a bit of shunting before returning south. Syd Young.
On the 17th June 1980 56234 and 50955 are seen being dragged through Carnforth station by 25 209. Jerry Glover.
20 204 hauls one of the ScR Class 116 sets passes Saughton Junction towards Haymarket on the 26th February 1979. Steve Davies Collection.
54370 + 51217 are being hauled by 31 458 when seen passing Oxbridge Sidings and the premises of TJ Thompsons just south of Stockton station on a Middlesborough - Newcastle service, 29th August 1989. Jerry Glover.
31 458 is hauling 51217 + 54370 at Stockton on a Newcastle - Middlesborough train on the 29th August 1989. Jerry Glover.
SC50158 is the lead vehicle in this failed set that is being hauled by 46014 when seen at Haymarket on 25/9/82. Stuart Mackay.
Sc50158 is being rescued by 46 014 after failing in Haymarket station, 25th September 1982. Stuart Mackay.
47289 at Leeds waiting to haul 51520 and 51456, 19th August 1989. Jerry Glover.
45 055 is seen at the head of a 101 set at Manchester Victoria, 18/5/83. Jerry Glover.
37078 is at the front of 51440, 51497, 53200 & 54075 at Thornaby, 8th October 1986. Jerry Glover.
31146 drags 53969 + 54236 + 54489 + 54231 as 5Z41 1011 Longsight to C.F Booths past New Mills, 18/10/91. Kevin Dowd.
31102 Cricklewood drags 54205 + 54210 + 54258 + 53975 past New Mills South Jct as 5Z41 10:11 Longsight to CF Booths Rotherham 27-9-91. Kevin Dowd.
31460 drags M53977 + M59390 + M54261 as 5Z41 1011 Longsight to C.F. Booths Rotherham for scrap. New Mills South Junction 4-10-91. Kevin Dowd.