A Class 116 set is seen on driver training duties at Solihull in May 1957. Michael Mensing.
An up driver instructor working seen on Sunday 19th May 1957 at Lapworth & Rowington Jct. Michael Mensing.
A Derby suburban set in Birmingham Snow Hill on June 15, 1957 with the 1.55pm service to Dudley. Michael Mensing.
On Sunday September 1st, 1957, a Derby suburban triple set is seen working the 4.00pm Wellington - Leamington local service near Lapworth. Michael Mensing.
The staff have a chit-chat on the platform next to a brand new Class 116 set in Birmingham Moor Street station on November 23rd, 1957. Michael Mensing.
A Class 116 set enters Worcester Foregate Street with the 9.55am Birmingham Snow Hill - Great Malvern service on March 9, 1958. Michael Mensing.
A Derby suburban triple set (later Class 116) is seen between Lye and Cradley on June 14th, 1958. Michael Mensing.
In late 1959 an unlined green Derby Triple suburban set is seen at Acocks Green. Michael Mensing.
A Class 116 set seen at Acock's Green in 1959. Michael Mensing.
A Class 116 set at Earlswood Lakes with the 10.03am Birmingham Snow Hill - Stratford-on-Avon service on Sunday May 31, 1959. Michael Mensing.
A Class 116 set on the Stevenson Locomotive Society South Wales railtour at Waterloo Halt, 11th July 1959. Steve Davies Collection.
The participants of the SLS South Wales railtour on the 11th July 1959 shelter from the rain in Aberdare Low Level. Steve Davies Collection.
Trouble on the track? It looks like the crew of the Class 116 are dealing with an issue on the bridge at Fountain Hall Bridge Halt. 11th July 1959. Steve Davies Collection.
The 3.0pm ex-Birmingham Snow Hill (to return at 4:39pm) in Bewdley station on June 25, 1960. An unusual formation - a power twin attached to a centre car/DMBS. Michael Mensing.
A Class 116 set is seen at Acock's Green on May 31st, 1961. Michael Mensing.
Two Derby suburban sets depart from Treherbert station on July 25, 1964. Steve Davies Collection.
In August 1966 a Derby suburban set is seen at Bearly (South Warwickshire). Michael Mensing.
A two-car Class 116 set heads away from Milverton station on October 1, 1966. The DMBS (furthest vehicle) is W50870. Steve Davies Collection.
A Derby suburban Class 116 set rolls into Bridge of Weir. If nothing else the trousers of the lady second closest to the cab gives this away as being the early 1970s. John Law.
The view from a Class 116 set taken at Tyseley, looking towards Birmingham in the early 1970s. Stuart Mackay Collection.