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 DMU

7th August 1987

A three-car Class 108 set led by 53926 on August 7, 1987. Location unknown, the vehicle was allocated to Swansea Landore depot at the time. Steve Davies Collection.


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Unknown Date

A two-car Cravens set, date and location unknown. It is a power twin, the single exhaust pipe protruding through the roof on each vehicle means that this was a Rolls-Royce powered set, later know as a Class 112. Stuart Mackay Collection.


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Unknown Date

No details with this image. It shows two four-car Class 104 sets, possibly on an excursion. The location is unknown, it appears to be passing a loop which comes to an end on the right. Stuart Mackay Collection.


 DMU

1959

Park Royal railbus SC 79974 in 1959. Location unknown. Hamish Stevenson.


 DMU

Unknown Date

Class 116 DMBS W50869 with Class 101 TCL 59528 behind. Date and location unknown, but circa 1975 to 1977. Stuart Mackay Collection.


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Unknown Date

Class 101 TCL 59528 was one of the first three Met-Camm vehicles transferred to the Western Region in 1967. It spent ten years at Reading and Cardiff before moving on to the LMR. Date and location of the image is unknown, but as it is between Canton vehicles 50869 and 50922 it should be dated to 1975 - 1977. Stuart Mackay Collection.


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Unknown Date

Cambridge bound Class 105/101 hybrid set 74 presumably somewhere in East Anglia. Exact location and date and unknown. Steve Davies Collection.


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Unknown Date

No details with this image. A Tyseley Class 114 set with "Special" on the destination blind, date / location unknown. Stuart Mackay Collection.


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Unknown Date

A refurbished Class 108 set passing a Plasser Theurer tamping machine. Date / location unknown. Steve Davies Collection.


 DMU

Unknown Date

Sadly no details with this image, so the date and location are unknown. It's formed of two Class 114 DMBSs back to back, and a 4-car Class 104. Possibly a railtour or excursion? Stuart Mackay Collection.


 DMU

Unknown Date

Two Class 116 sets - date and location unknown - but with Pontypridd on the blinds they are probably in South Wales. W50895 is the closest vehicle. Stuart Mackay Collection.


 DMU

Unknown Date

Probably a Class 118 - taken at speed - date / location unknown. Phil Deane Collection.


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Unknown Date

Three 2-car Met-Camm Lightweights, the leading in car in blue livery with just a small yellow panel. Location / date unknown (late '60s), but they are ER vehicles and perhaps the catch points sign may be a clue as to where? Steve Davies Collection.


 DMU

Unknown Date

A pair of Derby Lightweight sets. Date and location unknown. Stuart Mackay Collection.


 DMU

October 1960

Accident damaged M79170 being recovered after an accident at New Mills Central on 12/10/60. 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.

 

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 DMU

Unknown Date

A three-car Cravens set comes of the line from Stamford onto the ex-LNWR line from Peterborough to Market Harborough. It will soon arrive at Seaton station which can be glimpsed in the distance. Date unknown, the line closed in 1966. Steve Davies Collection.


 DMU

Unknown Date

A Cravens DMBS / GRCW DTC hybrid approaches Haughley Junction on the Great Eastern Main Line. The yellow cab doors on the Cravens dates this to the late 1960s. Steve Davies Collection.


 DMU

Unknown Date

It's a 108 DMBS / 101 centre car / 108 DMS working a special, leaving Deganwy heading from Llandudno towards Llandudno Junction. Plain blue livery with route indicator suggests early 1970s. Stuart Mackay Collection.


 DMU

September 1986

Indian summer of the DMU in Ayrshire. Set 455 (presumably 53598 + 59090 + 53210) works with a Class 120 set at Ayr station in September 1986. Andrew McConnell.


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Unknown Date

An Eastern Region Cravens/GRC&W hybrid set circa late 1960s. It is Long Stanton on the Cambridge to St. Ives line, heading south-east towards Cambridge. Steve Davies Collection.


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Unknown Date

E56444 is seen on the rear (closest) of this Cravens set seen somewhere in East Anglia, probably arriving into Bottisham & Lode station on the Cambridge to Mildenhall line - date unknown. Steve Davies Collection.

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