A pair of Derby Lightweight sets. Date and location unknown. Stuart Mackay Collection.
ER Derby Lightweight sets at Castle Bromwich in May 1955, borrowed to work British Industries Fair services before delivery to Lincolnshire. Note that it is also carrying sideboards. Stuart Mackay Collection.
Admirers for Derby Lightweight vehicles at Birmingham New Street on the 2nd May 1955. These are sets destined for Lincolnshire, borrowed before delivery by the LMR to work British Industries Fair shuttles to Castle Bromwich. Michael Mensing.
A two-car Derby Lighweight set is seen at Carlisle with a Silloth service on July 28, 1955. Stuart Mackay Collection.
Two 2-car Derby Lightweights on the 1.20pm Birmingham New Street - Rugeley seen entering Witton. The DMU services on the line had just been introduced earlier that month. Michael Mensing.
School run on the Mundesley branch circa 1958. This is on board a Derby Lightweight set. Tim Stubbs.
There are at least ten Derby Lightweight vehicles visible in this view at Birmingham New Street on the 2nd March 1957, there were 16 vehicle total. They will form three services, the 5.15pm to Lichfield (6-cars), 5.20pm to Lichfield (6-cars), and the 5.42pm to Four Oaks (4-cars). The latter would have addition vehicle added from an incoming service. Michael Mensing.
A long line of Derby Lightweight vehicles in platform 4 of Birmingham New Street on the 7th May 1957. They will work the 5.15pm to Lichfield (6-cars), 5.20pm to Lichfield (6-cars) and 5.42pm to Four Oaks (4-cars, will have additional vehicles added from an incoming service). Michael Mensing.
A Derby Lightweight at Mundesley in the summer of 1957. Tim Stubbs.
A Derby Lightweight at North Walsham bound for Mundesley circa 1958. Tim Stubbs.
A Derby Lightweight set at Sudbury. Undated. Steve Davies Collection.
A Derby Lightweight set (original West Cumberland batch) arrives at Windermere in the 1960s. Nigel Walls.
Two 2-car Derby Lightweight sets seen at Manchester Piccadilly. Date unknown. David Faircloth.
A power-trailer Derby Lightweight set at Briningham (just north of Melton Constable), with Norwich on the destination blind. Undated, but pre-1964. Steve Davies Collection.
A Derby Lightweight set at Norwich Fuel Point circa 1964. Tim Stubbs.
A Derby Lightweight calls into Old North Road station with a Cambridge - Bletchley service in the 1960s. Steve Davies Collection.
The view from a Derby Lightweight between Norwich and North Walsham in a snowy January 1964. These vehicles didn't have a full width drivers desk, and the brake valve on the lower left just sits on top of two vacuum pipes. Tim Stubbs.
A Derby Lightweight and Met-Camm Lightweight approaching Norwich on the 16th May 1964. Tim Stubbs.
A Derby Lightweight unit arriving at Ravenglass in 1965. Roy Lambeth.
A Derby Lightweight set at Greenholme / Tebay heading north to Carlisle. This is one of the original West Cumberland batch, circa 1966/67. Dave Gilbert Collection.