A Class 103 gets ready for departure from Salop. Unknown date. Tom Clift.
A Class 103 Park Royal set at Salop, date unknown. Tom Clift.
M56163 at Aberystwyth in 1977. John Law.
Park Royal and Met-Camm sets in Aberystwyth station in 1977. John Law.
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 103/101 formation leaves Prestatyn on the 13th August 1977. Ian Francis.
A Class 103 set at Prestatyn on the 13th August 1977. Ian Francis.
975090 stabled at the Derby Technical Centre on the 24th September 1977. Chris Lings.
A Park Royal set is seen at Yockleton in Shropshire in the summer of 1978. Michael Mensing.
A Class 103 and 108 at Machynlleth Depot. Date unknown, but likely late 1970s-early 1980s. Graeme Phillips Collection.
A Class 103 DTC / Class 108 DMBS hybrid in plain blue livery is seen running with a refurbished Class 101 at Llandudno Junction on March 11, 1978. Michael Mensing.
A Class 103 DMBS / Class 108 DMC hybrid set leads a Class 101 past the site of Conway station with the 1.47pm Holyhead - Manchester Victoria service on March 11, 1978. Michael Mensing.
A Class 103 DMBS with the front end minus its bogies sits outside Chester shed which is full of Class 120s in May 1978. Rex Holt.
On May 30th, 1978 Chester depot contains many type of DMUs including 101, 103, 108, 120, 128. Rex Holt.
Three withdrawn Class 103 vehicles in Chester depot on May 30th 1978. The closest vehicle, a DTC has obviously been out of use for some time, the centre vehicle seems to have had its seats removed. The blue/grey vehicle is a 120. Rex Holt.
Class 101, 103 and 108 vehicles stabled in Chester depot on May 30, 1978. The 103 DTC on the right is M56164, the 108 DTC beside it has a 103 DTC behind. Rex Holt.
A Class 103 DMU at Holyhead on 23/08/1978. The Class 103s had a career spanning some 25 years, which is surprising considering they were considered non-standard in terms of their bodywork construction, which gave trouble in later years. They tended to be concentrated on services along the border counties between England and Wales, as well as Wales. Graeme Phillips Collection.
RDB975089 & RDB975090 are seen at Lawrence Hill in 1979. Robert Tarling.
Class 103 50404 at Crewe on 17th February 1979. Ian Buck.