DMPV 55995 on an up evening working (taken at 8.39pm) at Widney Manor on June 10th, 1960. Michael Mensing.
GRC&W parcels car W55992 passes Spring Road with a down parcels working on the North Warwickshire line at 4.13pm on 29 September 1960. Michael Mensing.
One of the LMR Class 128 vehicles with two vehicles in tow at Cricklewood on 20/12/60. David Lamb.
Parcels DMPV W55992 seen at the west end of Southall Shed. Date unknown. Stuart Mackay Collection.
Parcels car 55994 in Birmingham Snow Hill. Taken at 9.52pm on April 17, 1961. Michael Mensing.
M55989 is seen at 14A Cricklewood, 18/10/64. Keith Gunner.
A Class 128 parcels car at Stratford-upon-Avon in 1965. The photographer notes "This area had just been transferred from the WR to the LMR & all the MUs had a green patch where the "W" had been replaced with a "M". Malcolm Clements.
DMPV M55990 with a tail load on a down working near Harlington (Midland Main Line), 20th June 1965. Michael Mensing.
DMPV is on the rear of the 1.35pm Stourport-on-Severn Junction - Birmingham Snow Hill service on October 15th, 1966. It is attached to the rear of two 3-car Class 116 sets and seen at Galton Bridge, Smethwick. Note the damaged gangway cover, not unusual on these vehicles. Michael Mensing.
DMPV 55996 on an up working at Galton Bridge, Smethwick at 1.02pm on October 22nd, 1966. The vehicle has been turned since passing over the bridge the previous week. The P4 in the window is possibly a set number, on this date Tyseley had 55993-6, so this was the 4th parcel vehicle. Michael Mensing.
A fascinating picture of an unidentified Gloucester Class 128 (possibly W55991) gangwayed DMPV (Diag 643, Lot 30551 - one of the series W55991-W55996) carrying what appears to be non-standard blue livery with white cab roofs and seemingly without yellow warning panels, although the reality is the van has a yellow painted corridor connection. The DMPV is working with an unidentified green liveried Derby Class 116 DMBS, the pair pulling a BR(SR) green liveried CCT at Twyford and thought to be heading east - c.1968. 53A Models of Hull Collection.
A class 128 parcels car arrives at Stourbridge Junction from Kidderminster in 1969 passing Stourbridge Junction South Signalbox. Stephen Burdett.
A GRC&W parcels unit in Doncaster West Yard, circa 1971. Possibly 55987. John Law.
Class 128 W55992 is working with early Class 116 parcel conversion 50915 at Reading on the 28th March 1971. Note the set number on the 128. David Mant.
Gloucester class 128 motor parcels van No.M55989 is seen at Newton Heath depot on 10th April 1971, with its 'buffalo horns' prominent. Ten motor luggage vans of class 128 were delivered from the Gloucester Railway Carriage & Wagon Co. in early 1960 for use on the London Midland and Western Regions. The London Midland examples did not have end gangways fitted. Powered by two 230hp engines per vehicle, they were able to accommodate a trailing load when required. Class 108 DMC M52062 is on the left and a 'Blackpool stripe' 104 on the right. Gordon Edgar.
A Class 128 parcels car along with suburban sets at Tyseley in the early 1970s. John Law.
A Class 128 stuck on the back of a Class 117 at Royal Oak. Date unknown. Stuart Pearce.
A Class 128 is part of a parcels set with a Class 130 (ex-Class 116) out of sight on the left, and DMU wired GUV 86572. A small van is attached to the rear. See image 8174. At Royal Oak, date unknown. Malcolm Clements.
Gloucester Class 128 Pacels railcar W55992 working with (almost out of picture to the right) Derby Class 130 Parcels car W50915 (formerly high density "Suburban" Class 116 DMS) at Reading - c.1970. 53A Models of Hull Collection.
A GRC&W DMPV in Manchester Victoria station in the early 1970s. John Law.