Class 116 set 317 with W50068 at the front pulls away from The Lakes station in late 1966. Michael Mensing.
Class 116 set 312 in Birmingham Snow Hill station in autumn 1966. Michael Mensing.
In August 1966 a Derby suburban set is seen at Bearly (South Warwickshire). Michael Mensing.
A member of the station staff has a chat with the driver of W50870 at Milverton before departure on October 1, 1966. Steve Davies Collection.
A two-car Class 116 set heads away from Milverton station on October 1, 1966. The DMBS (furthest vehicle) is W50870. Steve Davies Collection.
Derby Heavyweight set 314 (M50073 leading) is seen at Birmingham Snow Hill in October 1966 with a Park Royal set on the rear. Only the DMBS in the Derby set carries lining. Michael Mensing.
W50870 heads a 2-car Class 116 set departing from Milverton on the 1st October 1966. Steve Davies Collection.
A two-car 116 set at Milverton on October 1st 1966. The DMBS is W50870. Steve Davies Collection.
W50870 heading out of Milverton on October 1st, 1966. This was the last day of service on the line. Steve Davies Collection.
M50052 leads a three-car Derby suburban set (centre car is 59002) with an extra vehicle added to the rear approaching Swan Village. They form the 4.23pm Wellington - Birmingham Snow Hill service on October 11, 1966. Michael Mensing.
The 1.35pm Stourport-on-Severn Junction - Birmingham Snow Hill service on October 15th, 1966 is formed of two 3-car Class 116 sets led by M51129 with DMPV 55996 on the rear. Seen at Galton Bridge, Smethwick. Michael Mensing.
A Derby suburban set (later Class 116) with M50914 closest is seen on the viaduct at Galton on October 22nd, 1966. Michael Mensing.
Tyseley Derby triple set 300 (M50092 leading) is seen at Smethwick West with the 1.0pm (approximately) Birmingham Snow Hill - Stourbridge - Kidderminster - Bewdley service on October 22, 1966. Michael Mensing.
A Derby suburban Class 116 set rolls into Bridge of Weir. If nothing else the trousers of the lady second closest to the cab gives this away as being the early 1970s. John Law.
The view from a Class 116 set taken at Tyseley, looking towards Birmingham in the early 1970s. Stuart Mackay Collection.
W50856 heads a Class 116 set on the Kingswear branch circa April 1967. Michael Mensing.
A Barry - Treherbert crosses the Taff north of Llandaff station in December 1967. Lewis Bevan.
This is Cardiff Queen Street station still with it's overall roof, housing a Class 116 and others in the distance, circa 1969. Lewis Bevan.
The guard of M50055 gets ready to buzz away his charge at Spring Road circa 1970. Stuart Mackay Collection.
On an arrival that didn't fit completely into the platform at Birmingham Moor Street passenger have to climb down from M50108 into the snow to exit. Circa 1969. Stuart Mackay Collection.