A 4-car Class 101/108 hybrid unit is seen departing Whitley Bay, Tyne & Wear, with the 1740 Newcastle-Tynemouth on 28/09/1976. One of three such extra peak hour services, all of which unusually ran non-stop between Jesmond and West Monkseaton. This service called at Whitley Bay at 1803, nine minutes faster than the usual all stations services. Graeme Phillips Collection.
A Class 108 DMU at Alston, 02/11/1974. Graeme Phillips Collection.
A Class 101 DMU at Newcastle, 19/04/1980. DMBS E51209 is nearest the camera, the furthest car seems to be still in plain blue livery. Graeme Phillips Collection.
Newcastle Station - East end Concourse, on 21/01/1978. This was the Saturday prior to withdrawal of BR services between Manors and West Monkseaton via Benton. There appears to be some kind of electronic information boards, although not for platform 2. The paper notice stands are presumably about arrangements for replacement bus services. A Class 104, typical traction at the time, is behind the red ticket inspector's kiosk. Graeme Phillips Collection.
Class 103 and 101 DMUs call at Rhyl, North Wales, on 04/09/1980 with the 13:41 Bangor-Manchester. Graeme Phillips Collection.
A Class 101 DMU at the stops in Glasgow Queen Street station on 02/08/1984. Graeme Phillips Collection.
Two Class 108 DMUs in Whitehaven station on 13/10/1983. Graeme Phillips Collection.
A Class 101 DMU calls at Walker Gate, North Tyneside, on 21/10/1976 with the 11:05 Newcastle - Newcastle circular service, running clockwise, now on its final leg back into Newcastle. Graeme Phillips Collection.
A Class 110/Met-Camm hybrid DMU at Windermere, awaiting departure with the 09:22 Windermere-Oxenholme, Lake District. The slide processing date in May 1988, and this 0922 service started on Monday 16/05/1988, so this slide was taken in the second half of May 1988. Graeme Phillips Collection.
A four-car Class 101 at Percy Main, North Tyneside, on 17/05/1977. With the camera pointing west / inland, evidently rather close to the sun, the DMU is working in a clockwise direction around the North Tyneside loop, now heading back towards Newcastle. Beyond the station, the tracks branching off to the left are the Riverside Branch, which closed to passenger traffic in 1973, but diminishing parts of it remained open to freight until 1988. The tracks going off to the right lead to the Blyth & Tyne network. Graeme Phillips Collection.
Three two-car Class 108 DMUs at Kents Bank, Cumbria, on 24/06/1980. DTC(L) M56256 is nearest the camera. Graeme Phillips Collection.
A Class 101 DMU on the 1210 Alnmouth - Newcastle service calls into Cramlington, Northumberland, on 21/05/1977. Graeme Phillips Collection.
A 4-car Class 104 unit calls at Beverley with the 1535 Scarborough - Hull on 17/07/1976. Graeme Phillips Collection.
Class 111 vehicles 78723 78973 draw into Cattal, North Yorkshire, in the mid-1980s. The station is on way from Leeds to York via Harrogate. Graeme Phillips Collection.
This view of Newcastle Central in August 1978 contains many DMUs including Met-Camms, Cravens and Derby Lightweights. Graeme Phillips Collection.
A Class 108 DMU approaching Arnside, Cumbria, on 23/06/1987. The train is travelling between Barrow-in-Furness and Lancaster / Preston. Graeme Phillips Collection.
A Class 101 DMU at Manors, Newcastle, on 13/04/1977. Demonstrating this was once a large station, it is seen calling at platform 8, heading out of Newcastle in an anti-clockwise direction towards the coast, next stop Heaton on the local lines. The main line tracks are to the right. Graeme Phillips Collection.
A proper 4-car Class 108 formation waits to leave Sunderland with 0926 Sunderland-Newcastle (all stations), while the passengers await the 0910 Newcastle-Whitby (departed 0929 from Sunderland - a through service to Whitby during the Summer only, otherwise travelled as far as Middlesbrough only). Note the manual signs suspended from the roof canopy, stating the next destination - written in chalk for the Middlesbrough service on platform 1. Graeme Phillips Collection.
DMBS E51293 is nearest to the camera (and seems to be carrying set number 40) leaving Beccles station, which is between Lowestoft and Ipswich in Suffolk, circa 1980. Graeme Phillips Collection.
In July 1963 Derby suburban triple set 301 with W50097 leading and a GRC&W Cross-Country set are seen between Olton and Solihull. Michael Mensing.