GRC&W Cross-Country set B579 seen at Fareham in 1971. Steve Davies Collection.
Class 119 set B574 and a suburban set heading for Portsmouth Harbour arrives at Fareham in 1971. Steve Davies Collection.
GRC&W Cross-Country DMS W51060 + unknown centre car + W51088 on the Great Western Society Tintern Rambler railtour at Glascoed, 15/05/71. Phil Deane Collection.
GRC&W Cross-Country DMS W51060 + unknown centre car + W51088 on the Great Western Society Tintern Rambler railtour seen at Sudbrook, 15/05/71. Phil Deane Collection.
GRC&W Cross-Country DMS W51060 + unknown centre car + W51088 on the Great Western Society Tintern Rambler railtour, seen at Parkend, 15/05/71. Phil Deane Collection.
GRC&W Cross-Country DMS W51088 on the Great Western Society Tintern Rambler railtour, 15/05/71, probably at College Road yard to the east of Llandaff. Phil Deane Collection.
Class 119 set arrives at Southampton in 1972. Steve Davies Collection.
A Newquay - Par class 119 dmu drops down the Luxulyan Valley on 9/5/73. This view was taken from Treffrys viaduct spanning the valley. Stephen Burdett.
Set B574 (and another) on the 12:15 Weymouth to Bristol, passing Witham down advance starting signal. October 1973. Adrian Vaughan.
Class 119 B577 is caught working the 08:08 Bristol - Weymouth at Clink Road Jct. one February morning in 1974. Adrian Vaughan.
B574 is seen at Bradford-on-Avon in May 1974. Adrian Vaughan.
The department in Rail House at Manchester that used to be responsible for day excursions came up with the brilliant idea of an overnight trip to Penzance and an overnight trip home! Corridor stock and enough room to get some kip! Mr Heyl and myself got a day return to Plymouth and stopped off at Truro to do the Falmouth branch. This is how it was in 1974. A man with a bag on wheels, years ahead of his time! Grumpy guard next to the unit (51079, 51107, 59437) waiting for the passengers, man checking tickets at the bottom of the ramp - a true 'moment in time'. 5th October 1974. Arnie Furniss.
Exeter St. Davids, with 51107 closest in set P588. April 1975. Robert Frise Collection.
Class 119 set B573 in Bristol Temple Meads on April 27th 1975, presumably with 51083 closest. To the right was the 'Western Enterprise' railtour. 54A South Dock.
The 12:15 Weymouth to Bristol is seen passing Witham down distant on 4th June 1975. This photo of B578 was taken from Gare Bridge. Adrian Vaughan.
A 119 passes Witham Hole farm working the 12:08 Bristol - Weymouth on 8/7/75. Adrian Vaughan.
Cowley Bridge Junction, Exeter, 3rd September 1975. Adrian Vaughan.
DEMU 1104 and a Class 119 at Bristol Temple Meads in 1976. John Law.
A Par to Newquay service reaches its destination on 25/9/76. The Signalbox and most of the layout would disappear 12 months later. Class 119 set P583 is presumably formed of 51097 + 59428 + 51069. Stephen Burdett.
Class 119 B574 (51056 + 59415 + 51084) and Class 120 C501 (50648 + 59296 + 50706) at Hereford. This was a shuttle to the Bulmers Railway Centre open day on 26th September 1976. Steve Davies Collection.