Class 110 DMBC in Sheffield, date unknown. Behind is centre car 59814. Stuart Mackay Collection.
Class 110 DMC E52076 in Sheffield station, date unknown. Stuart Mackay Collection.
E51820 is the rear vehicle on this BRC&W Class 110 set departing from Sheffield. Date unknown. Stuart Mackay Collection.
Class 110 DMC 52076 sits beside a Cravens set in Sheffield Midland in the 1970s. Stuart Mackay Collection.
A Class 110 completes it's journey as it rolls into Bradford Exchange on the 5th January 1973. John Reddyhoff.
On 15th April 1973 a "Calder Valley" three car class 110 dmu disappears into New Mills tunnel heading for the Hope Valley line with a service for Sheffield and probably beyond. On the left in the New Mills turn back tunnel as we called it, because it was used to turn back the 2 car dmus back to Manchester is a class 104 dmu, this tunnel is 197 yards long and was only half bricked up at the other end, officially called Hayfield Tunnel and was the start of the 2.5 mile branch to Hayfield which closed to all traffic on 03/01/70. Today the tunnel is trackless but the tunnel mouth is still there, at the other end of the tunnel is the start of the Sett Valley trail which is on the old track bed to Hayfield. Andrew J Crowther.
A "Calder Valley" three car class 110 dmu passes through New Mills Central, heading for the Hope Valley line with a service for Sheffield, on 15th April 1973. Andrew J Crowther.
Speeding through Chinley with a Manchester Piccadilly service on 18th April 1973 is a 1961 built BRC&W built class 110 'Calder Valley' 3 car dmu set. These units were an updated version of the class 104 but powered by the much more powerful Rolls Royce C6NFLH engines , two per driving car and designed for the route they were built for, the Lancashire & Yorkshire mainline, hence the nickname 'Calder Valley'. Andrew J Crowther.
A Class 110 set with E52071 closest at Huddersfield on 31/7/73. David Mant.
A 4-car Class 110 set (with E51845 leading) with a 4-car Class 104 at Dringhouses, York, on 18 August 1974. 53A Models of Hull Collection.
A Calder Valley set departs from Bradford Exchange on September 13, 1976 with the 5.02pm to Manchester Victoria, which was the 4.36pm ex-Leeds. Michael Mensing.
A Calder Valley set at Hancoat with a Leeds service on September 16, 1976. Michael Mensing.
DMU variety at Doncaster on 30/12/1976. The contrasting cabs from left to right are Cravens Class 105, Metropolitan-Cammell Class 101 or 111, finally Birmingham RC&W Co Class 110. These are the bay platforms used for local services to Leeds or York via Selby, now (2015) usually frequented by Class 321/9 or 322 EMUs. Graeme Phillips Collection.
Class 110 E51834 in Shipley station in 1977. Rex Holt.
A Class 110 set at Rotherham in 1977 in amongst a fine assortment of semaphore signals. Rex Holt.
A 6-car formation in Preston station in 1977. John Law.
A trio of DMUs in Leeds station on March 21, 1977. On the left is a refurbished Met-Camm set, in the middle a refurbished Class 108 (on an Ilkley working), and closest is a Class 110 BRC&W set still in plain blue livery with the 3.30pm to Bradford Exchange service. Michael Mensing.
Class 110 DMBC E52069 in Bradford Hammerton Street on April 10, 1977. Rex Holt.
A Calder Valley set led by E51813 emerges from Towneley Tunnel with a Leeds service in July 1977. Michael Mensing.
A Class 110 set seen at Todmorden in July 1977. Michael Mensing.