Trouble on the track? It looks like the crew of the Class 116 are dealing with an issue on the bridge at Fountain Hall Bridge Halt. 11th July 1959. Steve Davies Collection.
In 1960 W50051 is the DMBS in this Class 116 set see at Priestfield. Michael Mensing.
The 3.0pm ex-Birmingham Snow Hill (to return at 4:39pm) in Bewdley station on June 25, 1960. An unusual formation - a power twin attached to a centre car/DMBS. Michael Mensing.
A Class 116 set is seen at Acock's Green on May 31st, 1961. Michael Mensing.
W51140 at the front of the 2.33pm Ebbw Vale to Aberbeeg service on April 23, 1962. Michael Mensing.
Set 324 headed by W50100 arrives at Grimes Hill and Wythall in April 1963. Michael Mensing.
Derby suburban set 317 seen near Suckley on October 5th, 1963, led by DMBS W50068. Michael Mensing.
In January 1964 Derby triples set number 301 runs wrong line into Olton station. It carries unlined green livery. Michael Mensing.
Class 116 set 319 at Olton with the 1.00pm Stratford-on-Avon to Birmingham Snow Hill service on January 13, 1964. The first two vehicles are lined but the DMBS at the rear appears to be unlined. Michael Mensing.
Lined class 116 set 319 (Tyseley based) led by W50115 leaving Acock's Green and S.Y. station on the 12.50pm Birmingham(Snow Hill) - Lapworth, 31 January 1964. Michael Mensing.
M50055 leads set 323 at West Bromwich in April 1964. Michael Mensing.
W50109 leads a 3-car Class 116 with a Class 122 on the rear at Solihull on the 8.0am Leamington Spa (G) - Birmingham (M St), 8th April 1964. Michael Mensing.
M50085 is at the front of Class 116 set 329 seen east of West Bromwich with a Wellington service on April 26, 1964. Michael Mensing.
Two Derby suburban sets depart from Treherbert station on July 25, 1964. Steve Davies Collection.
Class 116 set 334 in unlined green livery is seen at Earlswood Lake in September 1964. 50912 is at the front. Michael Mensing.
Unlined green Derby heavyweight set 339 is seen heading away from Solihull station in September 1964. Note the cab roof dome appears to be a different colour that the rest of the roof, possibly the same colour as the body. Michael Mensing.
M50112 leads the 5.52pm Birmingham (Snow Hill) - Lapworth seen between Solihull & Widney Manor on the 23rd September 1964. Michael Mensing.
A Derby suburban triple set (M50066 leading) seen just south of Bromsgrove on April 17, 1965. Michael Mensing.
W51153 at Barry Pier station, circa 1966. John Woodward.
Class 116 set 317 with W50068 at the front pulls away from The Lakes station in late 1966. Michael Mensing.