They were delivered in lined green with whiskers, red bufferbeam, white tyres and a grey roof. By the late '60s all blue livery was applied, with full yellow ends.
Some did appear in the early blue livery, with small yellow panels. A picture of a blue 113 appeared in the Modern Railways magazine of March '70, taken in March '67.
A Class 113 sits in Accrington steam maintenance shed on Friday 6th May 1960. The two steam loco's are on shed to work Blackburn to London football specials, for Blackburn Rovers v Wolverhampton Wanderers FA Cup final the following day. The Scot on the right is 46100, and the one on the left is 46142. DH Dyson.
A Cravens Roll-Royce hydraulic unit passes Church Colliery Signal box in it's way to Manchester. DH Dyson.