A 3-car Swindon Inter-City set with buffet car is seen near Widney Manor on the 8.30pm from Birmingham Snow Hill - Cardiff General on the 20th June 1957, the first week of services. It would reach its destination at 11pm. Michael Mensing.
On the 23rd September 1957 a 6-car Swindon Inter-City set is seen taking the north west curve at Honeybourne with the 12.25pm Birmingham Snow Hill - Cardiff General service, diverted via the MR route to Cheltenham. Michael Mensing.
The 9.0am Swansea (High Street) - Birmingham (Snow Hill) is seen at Evesham on the 9th March 1958. Worked by a 79xxx Swindon Inter-City set, this was a Sunday diversion via Cheltenham. Michael Mensing.
A six-car Swindon Inter-City 79xxx set passes through Princes Street Gardens towards Edinburgh Waverley on August 7th, 1958. Stuart Mackay Collection.
L.N.E.R. class A1/A3 60048 'Doncaster' and a 'Swindon' Inter-city d.m.u. awaiting departure from Glasgow Queen Street in 1960. Photographer unknown. Gordon Thomson Collection.
A mixed-livery Swindon Inter-City set passes through Princes Street Gardens in the late 1960s. Stuart Mackay Collection.
The 4pm Edinburgh Waverley - Glasgow Queen Street is seen to the West of Falkirk on April 22, 1981. JL Stevenson.
A Swindon Inter-City set snakes its way through Princes Street Gardens towards Edinburgh Waverley. Taken on 22 June 1968, it's a mixture of green and blue /grey liveries, and the second vehicle could be blue with a small yellow panel although there were also reports of an unlined green vehicle at this time. Graham Johnston.
A 6-car Swindon Inter-City unit accelerates out of Glasgow Queen Street. The second vehicle is still green. A couple of Met-Camms can also be seen. Date unknown. Stuart Rankin.
A 'leading' DMBS from a Swindon Inter-City 79xxx set at the stops at Glasgow Queen Street on Edinburgh - Glasgow duties. Late '60s. John McIntyre.
A Swindon Inter-City set not long after leaving Haymarket and heading west for Glasgow, with five of the six vehicles in blue / grey, and one remaining green. Unusually, the six-car formation is headed by an 'intermediate' vehicle. Date unknown. GM Staddon.
An 'intermediate' Swindon Inter-City 79xxx power car attached to 'leading' power car 79103 at Edinburgh Waverley, circa 1970. Malcolm Clements.
Two Swindon Inter-City 79xxx sets in Glasgow Queen Street station on August 12, 1970. David Mant.
A view from a Swindon 79xxx set looking back towards Armadale as it passes through the partly demolished Bathgate Upper Station on 7 March, 1971. The junction for Bathgate Lower can be seen immediately beyond the trailing car. Michael Laing.
New housing development at Polmont on March 30, 1971, as a Swindon Inter-City DMU passes with a Glasgow - Edinburgh working. The set is formed leading DMBS, intermediate DMBS, TF, TRBF, intermediate DMS and leading DMBS. WS Sellar.
Replaced on the Edinburgh - Glasgow line by Class 27 push-pull sets, redundant Swindon Inter-City cars sit in Millerhill Yard awaiting their fate. Tony Wilkins.
A 5-car 79xxx series Swindon Inter-City set at Georgemas Junction. The type had been replaced on the Edinburgh - Glasgow line and this trial run was to test their suitability for the Inverness - Wick - Thurso line. Circa 1973. Hamish Stevenson.
One of the out-of-use Edinburgh - Glasgow Swindon Inter-City vehicles at Millerhill in February 1973. Alan Rintoul.
Out of use Swindon Iner-City sets at Millerhill Yard in April 1973, displaced from the Edinburgh - Glasgow line by Class 27 powered push-pull sets. Alan Rintoul.
With 31225 passing by, several 79xxx-numbered early pre-TOPS class 126 cars are seen languishing in Ely yard, on their way to Mayer Parry's scrapyard at Snailwell near Newmarket, 2/Jul/1978. Robert Chilton.