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.
GRC&W Cross-Country set P581 arrives into Bristol Temple Meads. The leading cars are 51095 and 59426, the rear car is presumably 51067. Undated, they were allocated to Laira between March 1971 and June 1974. Stuart Mackay Collection.
GRC&W Cross-Country TSRB W59426 in Bristol Temple Meads circa 1973. 51095 is on its right, 51067 is presumably on the left. Stuart Mackay 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.
51074 has just arrived on platform 4 at the joint Great Western & London North Western Shrewsbury station on 19th October 1974. The driver and guard are obviously pleased to be coming off their shift. Pete LG99.
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.