E79023 is the DMBS in this Derby Lightweight set seen at Long Melford. Date unknown. Steve Davies Collection.
79023 and 79615 at Ipswich on the 30th July 1964. Tim Stubbs.
Still in its original green livery, 'Derby Lightweight motor coach' E79025 awaiting its fate at George Cohen's scrapyard at Cransley, near Kettering on 21st June 1970. A victim of wholesale line closures in the 1960s. Gordon Edgar.
E79026 on the back of a Boston service seen at Grantham, date unknown. Stuart Mackay Collection.
E79040 at Mundesley, date unknown. A more unusual viewpoint, showing end details not normally seen in images - the lettering, distinct exhaust design, waist level jumpers and a water filler pipe for the coolant header tanks mounted in the vestibule ceilings. Tim Stubbs.
M79121 leads a twin set with 'Lichfield via Four Oaks' on the destination blind, seen in Birmingham New Street, date unknown. Stuart Mackay Collection.
Derby Lightweight DMBS 79133 at Ipswich loco shed. Circa early 1970 after withdrawal - note the missing wipers and glass from a marker lamp. Tony Wilkins.
Withdrawn Derby Lightweight DMBS 79133 at Ipswich loco depot, circa early 1970. Note the rear of a Met-Camm Lightweight on the right. Tony Wilkins.
Withdrawn 79133 at Ipswich loco depot circa early 1970. Tony Wilkins.
79133 at the front of a line of withdrawn yellow diamond Derby and Met-Camm Lightweight vehicles at Ipswich loco depot circa early 1970. Tony Wilkins.
A withdrawn Derby Lightweight set at Ipswich loco shed circa early 1970, with 79133 on the left. Tony Wilkins.
Accident damaged M79170 being recovered after an accident at New Mills Central on 12/10/60. The crane is from Lostock Hall MPD, and the photo can also be found in Trans-Pennine Publishing Ltd's book "British Railway's Breakdown Cranes". Bill Warden.
M79173 is the power car in this two-car Derby Lightweight set seen north of Strines on a Manchester - Hayfield service, 19th June 1965. Michael Mensing.
BR blue 'Derby Lightweight' driving trailer M79184 awaiting the torch at George Cohen's scrapyard at Cransley near Kettering on 21st June 1970. A victim of the many branch lines axed in the 1960's and being non-standard 'Yellow Diamond' coupling code. Gordon Edgar.
Derby "Lightweight" DMU SC79189 (nearest camera) and SC79190 at York TMD - c.1969. 53A Models of Hull Collection.
BR Derby Lightweight (built 1956) low density DMCL SC79189 thought to be in store after withdrawal at Litchurch Lane, Derby - c.1970. 53A Models of Hull Collection.
Derby Lightweight SC79190, taken at Derby Litchurch Lane on 19/8/72. Keith Gunner.
A Derby Lighweight set headed by E79262 works a Peterborough - Ely service seen West of Whittlesea in 1960. Michael Mensing.
A 4-car Derby Lightweight set formed E79510 + E79326 + E79400 + E79153. Taken on the 15th September 1956 at Tebay, this was a joint RCTS / BR tour 'The Little North Western' railtour. Stuart Mackay Collection.
All of the original West Cumberland trailer cars (M79600-12) were scrapped by Arnott Young at various locations other than two which moved to Derby. There one became part of the Ultrasonic test train, the other, M79610 (which was the original partner of the ultrasonic test train power car M79018) was scrapped at Cohens in Kettering in early 1971, where it is pictured. Tony Wilkins.