E79023 is the DMBS in this Derby Lightweight set seen at Long Melford. Date unknown. Steve Davies Collection.
79023 and 79615 at Ipswich on the 30th July 1964. Tim Stubbs.
Still in its original green livery, 'Derby Lightweight motor coach' E79025 awaiting its fate at George Cohen's scrapyard at Cransley, near Kettering on 21st June 1970. A victim of wholesale line closures in the 1960s. Gordon Edgar.
E79026 on the back of a Boston service seen at Grantham, date unknown. Stuart Mackay Collection.
E79040 at Mundesley, date unknown. A more unusual viewpoint, showing end details not normally seen in images - the lettering, distinct exhaust design, waist level jumpers and a water filler pipe for the coolant header tanks mounted in the vestibule ceilings. Tim Stubbs.
M79121 leads a twin set with 'Lichfield via Four Oaks' on the destination blind, seen in Birmingham New Street, date unknown. Stuart Mackay Collection.
Two Derby Lightweight twin sets, the closest M79130 and M79651, are seen to the West of Rhyl on August 23rd, 1959. Michael Mensing.
Derby Lightweight DMBS 79133 at Ipswich loco shed. Circa early 1970 after withdrawal - note the missing wipers and glass from a marker lamp. Tony Wilkins.
Withdrawn Derby Lightweight DMBS 79133 at Ipswich loco depot, circa early 1970. Note the rear of a Met-Camm Lightweight on the right. Tony Wilkins.
Withdrawn 79133 at Ipswich loco depot circa early 1970. Tony Wilkins.
79133 at the front of a line of withdrawn yellow diamond Derby and Met-Camm Lightweight vehicles at Ipswich loco depot circa early 1970. Tony Wilkins.
A withdrawn Derby Lightweight set at Ipswich loco shed circa early 1970, with 79133 on the left. Tony Wilkins.
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.
M79173 is the power car in this two-car Derby Lightweight set seen north of Strines on a Manchester - Hayfield service, 19th June 1965. Michael Mensing.
BR blue 'Derby Lightweight' driving trailer M79184 awaiting the torch at George Cohen's scrapyard at Cransley near Kettering on 21st June 1970. A victim of the many branch lines axed in the 1960's and being non-standard 'Yellow Diamond' coupling code. Gordon Edgar.
My time at Derby Station was not very productive due to the very dull weather. There were however some interesting ex-works machines around such as this Derby built DMU. Also seen is a (probably new) Brush type 4. 23/6/64. David Christie.
BR Derby Lightweight (built 1956) low density DMCL SC79189 thought to be in store after withdrawal at Litchurch Lane, Derby - c.1970. 53A Models of Hull Collection.
Derby "Lightweight" DMU SC79189 (nearest camera) and SC79190 at York TMD - c.1969. 53A Models of Hull Collection.
Sc79190 and Sc79189 at York, date unknown. Note that two panes of glass are missing from the cab front. AA McLean.
Derby Lightweight SC79190, taken at Derby Litchurch Lane on 19/8/72. Keith Gunner.