Waggon und Maschinenbau 4-wheel diesel railbus E79961 at Stratford TMD - 01/04/1958. 53A Models of Hull Collection.
Sc79958 at Stratford on August 24th 1958. It had been exhibited at Marylebone eight days earlier, and shortly afterwards went to Scotland under its own power (thanks to Evan Green-Hughes for the information). Stuart Mackay Collection.
W50117 leads a Class 116 set at Stratford-on-Avon in October 1958. Michael Mensing.
A Class 128 parcels car at Stratford-upon-Avon in 1965. The photographer notes "This area had just been transferred from the WR to the LMR & all the MUs had a green patch where the "W" had been replaced with a "M". Malcolm Clements.
Condemned Met-Camm Lightweight DMBS 79069. Believed to be taken at Stratford, the vehicle was withdrawn in October 1968. Tony Wilkins.
A class 116 has just arrived at Stratford-Upon-Avon from Birmingham Moor Street in April 1969. Note that the DMBS has yellow cab doors. Stephen Burdett.
A Class 111 and a Class 31/0 @ Stratford, London, in the late 1960s. More commonly associated with operations in Yorkshire, Rolls-Royce engined set 51541 + 59569 + 51551 was allocated to 30A from June 1969 till late 1970, and seen on the left in a mixture of green and blue liveries, whilst railwaymen look on at a Class 31/0 leading a short freight train - note the red circle coupling code confirming it as a Class 31/0. Graeme Phillips Collection.
A BRC&W set arrives at Stratford Low Level on a service from North Woolwich, circa 1971. John Law.
A September 1971 view of Stratford upon Avon when it was a more or less complete station with 2 of Tyseleys class 116 dmus gurgling away. Stephen Burdett.
A blue 116 set is seen awaiting departure from Stratford-Upon-Avon. Steve Davies Collection.
A Class 116 (set 516) at platform 4 of Stratford-Upon-Avon. Steve Davies Collection.
A Class 104 departs from Stratford with a Woolwich service. The power cars are 50570 and 50576, the centre car is probably 59212. Date unknown, the vehicles were allocated to Stratford 1969 - 1977. Stuart Mackay Collection.
A Class 104 departs from Stratford with a Woolwich service. The power cars are 50576 and 50570, the centre car is probably 59212. Date unknown, the vehicles were allocated to Stratford 1969 - 1977. Stuart Mackay Collection.
Two Tyseley 116 dmus (TS543 in plain blue (with 50053 presumably closest) and a refurbished set) waits their next working from platform 3 at Stratford upon Avon. Date unknown. Stephen Burdett.
Stratford upon Avon, Warwickshire, on 10th April 1976. The Great Western Railway station at Stratford remained intact into the mid-1970s when the Down platform buildings were demolished. The covered footbridge remained and a Birmingham Moor Street-bound dmu waits alongside it. At this time the line south to Honeybourne and Cheltenham was still open for freight. However shortly afterwards a derailment at Winchcombe gave British Railways an excuse to close the through line completely. Pete LG99.
A Derby suburban DMU makes a smokey departure up the bank from Stratford for Birmingham Moor Street station past the drooping Great Western lower quadrant signal on 10th April 1976. The north signal box is in the left distance. Pete LG99.
Class 116 set TS522 (M50078, M59022, M50109) with the 16:41 Birmingham Moor Street service at Stratford upon Avon on August 1st, 1979. Met-Camm 50312 is on the left. John Carter.
A Refurbished Met Camm DMU at Stratford-upon-Avon, 1979. John Law.
In the Lea Valley platforms at Stratford is a Cravens unit in June 1979. Ian Buck.
Class 116 unit on the fuel point at Stratford Depot on 14th July 1979. Ian Buck.