A Rolls-Royce powered Class 111 Met-Cam set at Ilkley on 16/7/81. 51551 is closest to the camera. Chris Lings.
A Class 111 set formed of 50279 + 59101 + 50286 run into Goole on the 16th July 1981. Chris Lings.
A 3-car refurbished Class 111 seen at Settle Junction on the 29th July 1981 - a public holiday in honour of the Royal Wedding, HRH Charles and Lady Diana. Andy Hoare.
On the bright afternoon of September 20th 1981, a variety of dmus grace Sheffield station. The identity of the Class 108 in the middle background is unknown,on the left in the shadows is a Trans-Pennine set with E51964 at the front, while out in the sun is a sparkling Metro-Cammell Class 111 three car set : E51552 + E59106 + E51542. Gerard Fletcher.
Withdrawn vehicles at Millerhill on the 8th November 1981. Met-Camm buffet car 59578 is next to Cravens 50770, this has 'cond 7720 30.9.81' painted on its side. Hamish Stevenson.
The view from E56091 passing Middlesbrough station on the goods lines during an engineering diversion, Nay 9th, 1982. John Carter.
E56091 + E50293 in Darlington station with the 14:33 to Saltburn on May 9th, 1982. In the other platform is 08268, I can still recall the awful stench when that JCB disturbed decades of crap. John Carter.
The view from E50274 at Swinden Quarry, near Grassington, the end of the BR owned track. The Dalesrailwyaman tour on 6th, 1982. John Carter.
E50287 leads a Dalesrailwayman railtour through a disused part of Skipton station on June 6, 1982. John Carter.
The 'Dalesrailwayman' headboard being attached to E50287 at Skipton on June 6th, 1982. This was a special from Skipton to the end of BR track on the former Grassington Branch. Scheduled for three returns, the last trip was cancelled when a deluge caused a landslide. John Carter.
Rylestone level crossing and station remains from E50274 on the Dalesrailwayman railtour on June 6, 1982. John Carter.
E50136 + E56076 on a Sheffield - Leeds service arrives into Barnsley on 1982-06-19. Jumble Lane signalbox in the background. John Carter.
Metro-Cammell three car dmu E51548 + E59533 + E51556 at rest in York station having arrived as the 10.50 from Bradford. The set went back on the 12.11 departure. July 2nd 1982. Gerard Fletcher.
Honley, West Yorkshire 30th December 1982. On a grey mid-winter day, Honley station, opened in 1850 on the ex-Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway line from Huddersfield to Penistone, plays host to two first generation diesel multiple units. Ours is heading for Clayton West station on the branch from Shepley Junction while the Down line train is Huddersfield-bound. Pete LG99.
DMBS E51541 is seen departing Leeds with the 15:35 Leeds - Skipton local service in 1983, this car was renumbered to E78790 shortly after when one of its two Rolls-Royce engines was removed. Also visible to the right is a Class 110 DMU, and on the left 54191 faces a Met-Camm. Graeme Phillips Collection.
A Rolls-Royce powered Met-Camm set departs from South Elmsall station in 1983 headed for Doncaster. John Law.
On a very dark January 26th 1983, Metro-Cammell power twin E50280 + E50275 loads up at March whilst working the 10.38 Doncaster - Cambridge. It was unusual to see a power twin set in East Anglia and this one was based at Leeds Neville Hill depot. Two months earlier these services had been diverted via Peterborough following closure of the joint line from March to Spalding. Gerard Fletcher.
Taken during a lull in train movements at York station in March 1983. The image shows just DMUs with a 2-car Class 111 in platform 8, a Class 110 set in bay platform 10 and another DMU in bay platform 13. I Gaskell.
Class 111 cars E78707 and E78957 are seen entering Pontefract Monkhill station with a service heading for Knottingley on 12/09/1983. These cars were previously numbered E50274 and E50287 respectively, prior to having one of their two Rolls-Royce engines removed. Graeme Phillips Collection.
A set seen at Keighley. Undated. Andrew McConnell.