One of the Cravens Yellow Diamond parcel cars, believed to be taken at Crewe, date unknown. Tony Wilkins Collection.
Taken in the early 1970s, a Swindon Cross-Country set heads out of Crewe station. John Law.
Chester Park Royal set CR218 at Crewe in 1975. John Law.
Class 24 24047 propels a failed DMU into a bay platform at Crewe in July 1977. Ian Charles.
2-car Class 108 CH267 awaits departure from Crewe. Undated. Andrew McConnell.
Class 103 50409 + 56150 at Crewe on April 12th, 1977. It carries a Chester set number in the cab window - possibly CR209. Rex Holt.
A Class 103 DMU (with possibly at 108 behind) at Crewe in August 1977, seen awaiting departure with a service for Chester. Graeme Phillips Collection.
A two-car Met-Camm Class 101 DMU stands in Crewe station on January 14th 1979. Ian Charles.
Class 103 50404 at Crewe on 17th February 1979. Ian Buck.
Crewe works on the 13th September 1979 sees W55023 in amongst Class 116/120 and Met-Camm vehicles. Steve Davies Collection.
W55023 at Crewe Works on the 13th September 1979. Steve Davies Collection.
One of the vehicles from C312 is seen in Crewe Works on the 13th September 1979. Steve Davies Collection.
The DMBS from L416 (presumably 51353) is seen freshly painted in Crewe Works on the 13th September 1979. The other vehicles on the right include 51313. Steve Davies Collection.
This seems to the DMS from L593 - so probably 51085 - on stands in Crewe Works on the 13th September 1979. Steve Davies Collection.
The DMBC from L593 - presumably 51072 - on stands in Crewe Works on the 13th September 1979. Steve Davies Collection.
An unknown Class 122 bubble car in Crewe Works on the 13th September 1979. There's a Met-Camm vehicle on the right. Steve Davies Collection.
The Railway Technical Center (Derby) liveried, Test Coach Iris RDB975010 (ex-Derby Lightweight unit M79900) on display at BREL Crewe Works, whilst in the background is a MK1 Sleeper Car. 22nd September 1979. Andrew J Crowther.
The side tells us this is 'Test Coach Iris', then numbered RDB 975010. The original M79900 is seen at Crewe. Robert Frise.
Railway Technical Centre, Derby, Test Coach Iris RDB975010 (ex-Derby Lightweight unit No. M79900) on display at BREL Crewe Works Open Day on 22nd September 1979. Between what I believe to be a Sleeper Coach and the unit can just be glimpsed 40102, whilst in the background is 24081. What a line up! Gordon Edgar.
A Class 100 set is seen at Crewe in 1980. Graham Baker.