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.
Class 111 78971 is seen at Doncaster works on 28.07.1984 during conversion from 51549. Andy Cole.
Class 111 single engine conversions 78971 and 78921 arrive into Manchester Victoria in September 1984. Stuart Mackay Collection.
E78971, 78719, 59144, 51458, 51812 and 51520 are seen outside Vic Berrys on May 11, 1990. Surface Stock.
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 Rolls-Royce powered Class 111 Met-Cam set at Ilkley on 16/7/81. 51551 is closest to the camera. Chris Lings.
Travelling towards Buxton on the freight only on the very sharp curve at Blackwell Mills on 30th August 1986, we're travelling on the RCTS railtour "Mancunian Railtour" which was made up of 2 Metro-Cammell 2 car dmu's, the front unit being E53171 and E51222, the rear set 78720 + 78970. Andrew J Crowther.
At Morecambe Promenade on 13/8/80 sits 51552 + 51542 / 50639 + 59386 + 59248 + 50646 (a 2-car 111 and 4-car 108), waiting to depart on a service to Leeds. Robert Frise.
E51552 is on the front of a four-car refurbished Class 111 set seen at York, date unknown. Stuart Mackay Collection.
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.
Class 111 78717 is seen departing Leeds on 24.08.1984. It was converted from 51552. Andy Cole.
Rolls-Royce single-engined cars E78717 E78967 are seen at Keighley with a service heading to Leeds, 19/11/1988. Graeme Phillips Collection.
Single-engine Class 111 E78717 in Snailwell in July 1990. Surface Stock.
Green liveried Metropolitan-Cammell Class 111 DMCL E51553 sits outside the Works at Doncaster waiting for overhaul and probably repainting into BR blue livery - C.1969. 53A Models of Hull Collection.
A single-engine Class 111 set at Leeds circa July 1984. The brake vehicle is 78969, so the closest vehicle is probably 78719. Stuart Mackay Collection.
Class 111 DHCL no 78719, formerly 51553 with DHBS 78969, formerly 51544 sit at Doncaster on 23/Nov/1985. Robert Chilton.
Single-engine Met-Camm E78719 at Leeds on May 15, 1988. John Carter.
Supposedly allocated to Yorkshire services, cars E78716 E78966 are illustrated away from their usual sphere of operation at Wigan Wallgate, with this service from Wigan Wallgate to Southport in 1984. Graeme Phillips Collection.
E51555 is closest vehicle, a Rolls-Royce powered DMC, seen at York station on the 2nd October 1979. Malcolm Clements.
Class 111 vehicles 78723 78973 draw into Cattal, North Yorkshire, in the mid-1980s. The station is on way from Leeds to York via Harrogate. Graeme Phillips Collection.