Seen at Sheffield on 26/5/81 is Swindon-built set 710, containing motor second 52100. Chris Lings.
A Swindon Inter-City set in the old Green Eyre platform at Lancaster Castle on the 19th August 1982, formed E52100, E59766, E59836 and E51952. Robert Frise.
E52100 departs from Hull Paragon, 30 September 1982. Syd Young.
I got very wet taking this one, and then still had to bike to Brough to get home! A Class 123/124 4-car hybrid with E52100 leading races towards Brough and Hull through a rain shower at Crabley Creek on 5th April 1983. Syd Young.
Set 714 at Doncaster on 3/12/78. E52102 has lost the gangway cover, and the inner door has been made unopenable. The obsolete headcode box has effectively turned into marker lights. A 114 can be seen on the left and Met-Camm on the right. Malcolm Clements.
Swindon-built "Inter City" set with E52102 nearest the camera has just arrived at Hull Paragon with a train from Manchester on 30th April 1984. In the background, Trans-Pennine DMU E51958 is at the front of another service over the "Backbone of England". This was the last photo I took of these rather wonderful units, as within a few days of this they were all withdrawn from service. Syd Young.
A mixed Class 123/124 Swindon built set is seen at Milnsbridge on July 4, 1979. E52103 is on the rear (closest), E51957 is on the front. Malcolm Clements.
Class 123 Swindon Inter-City DMS(L) E52103 is leading the 12:12 Cleethorpes - Manchester Piccadilly towards Chinley North Junction, 27/7/1980. Graeme Phillips Collection.
E52103, E59773, E59826 and E52089 are seen in the old Green Eyre platform at Lancaster Castle on the 19th August 1982. Robert Frise.
52103 is seen at the front of a Class 123/124 formation at Doncaster on August 24th, 1983. Andy Cole.
Class 123 Swindon Inter-City DMS(L) E52103 at the head of a Hull-Manchester Piccadilly service leaves Totley Tunnel and enters Grindleford station on the 22nd March 1984. Kevin Law.
Class 123/124 hybrid set E52103 + E59823 + E59838 + E51951 leaves Doncaster with a Hull-Manchester Piccadilly service on 28th March 1984. Kevin Law.
It seems as if some farewells are occurring as a Hull - Manchester Trans-Pennine service with E52104 leading awaits departure from a sub-zero Paragon Station on 17th February 1979. Syd Young.
E52104 + E59824 + E51977 and E50379 + E56473 at Selby with a Hull-Leeds service on 1979-08-31. John Carter.
Swindon vehicles E52104, E59825, E59767 and E52091 at Sheffield Midland on 04-03-82. Vincent Haworth.
A 4-car Trans-Pennine set, with Swindon Inter City E52104 closest, sits under the roof at Paragon Station on 6th October 1982. Syd Young.
Back in the day when there were two main and two relief lines between Melton and Gilberdyke, E52104 leads a Trans-Pennine working from Hull to Manchester through Broomfleet on April 5th 1983. On this occasion, the train is made up of a four-car Swindon-built Inter-City set with a two-car Metro Cammell on the rear. Syd Young.
L713 (W52105 + W59821 + W59237 + W52093) at old Swindon Town (M&SWJR) station with the LCGB 'The Somerset Quarryman' railtour on the 16th April 1972. John Law.
Inter-City trailer second E59237 is seen in Huddersfield station on June 8th, 1979. It is part of a mixed set of Swindon-built Class 123 and Trans-Pennine Class 124 vehicles. It has B4 bogies, the vehicle on the right has standard Swindon DMU bogies showing it is a Class 124. Malcolm Clements.
Class 123 Inter-City Trailer Second E59239 at Selby station on July 10, 1978. The interior layout was similar to a standard Mark I TS, and has B4 bogies. The vehicle on the right has standard Swindon bogies, and the brake van means it's a Class 124 MBS. Malcolm Clements.