DMPV M55998 seen in Birmingham New Street station on the 28th November 1958. Michael Mensing.
Cravens parcels car M55998 sits in Birmingham New Street station in February 1960. Michael Mensing.
W51585 at Birmingham New Street with the 2.03pm to Worcester, 28th October 1961. This more unusual view shows the grilles covering the exhaust pipes that the Swindon vehicles had. Michael Mensing.
W51585 at Birmingham New Street with the 2.03pm to Worcester, 28th October 1961. Michael Mensing.
An Albion powered Derby Quad set waits in Birmingham New Street ready to form the 4.23pm to Derby. M51665 is closest, M51663 is on the far end. Michael Mensing.
A Class 100 and Class 101 sit in Birmingham New Street on the 13th January 1962, they form the 4.5pm to Wolverhampton High Level. Michael Mensing.
Eastern Region BRC&W and Met-Camm units in Birmingham New Street on the 27th January 1962 having just arrived as empty stock. It will leave as 1Z84, a football special, at 2.43pm for Huddersfield. Michael Mensing.
A three-car Class 105 set seen in Birmingham New Street on the 17th June 1962. Michael Mensing.
E50019 receives some attention from fitters at Birmingham New Street on September 15th, 1962. It is seen at around 3.50pm after arriving from the Leicester direction with E56019 and a three-car Cravens set. Michael Mensing.
E56019 and E50019 are seen in Birmingham New Street on September 15th, 1962, forming the 4.23pm service to Derby. The DTC has an unusual shape of whiskers, the DMBS has two exhaust pipes, not the joined box Derby vehicles normally had in this era. Both vehicles carry electrification flashes. Michael Mensing.
Class 129 DMPV M55998 in platform 6 of Birmingham New Street with two vans on the 2nd May 1964. Michael Mensing.
A seven-car formation in Birmingham New Street on May 2nd, 1964. Closest is a three-car Met-Camm, next is a two-car Met-Camm, and on the far end seems to be a Park-Royal set. Michael Mensing.
M50770 is at the front of a 3-car Cravens set in Birmingham New Street on October 24, 1964. It is standing empty at the end of platform 8, probably forming the 5.28pm to Derby. Michael Mensing.
On October 15th, 1966 a three-car Cravens set leaves Birmingham New Street with a Derby service, M50796 at the front. Michael Mensing.
A BRC&W DMU set at Birmingham New Street on the night of 18 October 1969. Lewis Bevan.
Class 116 set TY512 (presumably 50051 + 59012 + 50113) in Birmingham New Street circa 1970 with a Stratford-Upon-Avon service. Stuart Mackay Collection.
A Class 104 forms set EP475 at Birmingham New Street in the early 1970s. John Law.
A WR-prefixed Class 101 set at Birmingham New Street in the early 1970s. John Law.
A rainy evening (13th October 1974) in the gloom of New Street station as Tyseley Class 116 set TY542 (presumably with 50890 closest) - prepares to depart on a train back to Lichfield - I had just arrived on it from there. This service was electrified and became part of the cross-city route to Redditch. Another dmu is just arriving in the adjacent platform. Pete LG99.
Class 116 unit at Birmingham New street on 9th October 1976. Ian Buck.