116 394 is seen departing Paisley Gilmour Street on a wet day in August 1982. It also carries set number 385 inside one of the cab windows. Andrew McConnell.
With traces of old set number 167 showing through, set 116 395 (50853 59367 50894) is seen at Doncaster Works with GG Trans-Clyde branding. Class 101 car 50230 is on the left. Undated. Jerry Glover.
116 396 enters Lochside station circa 1982. Andrew McConnell.
116 396 (presumably 50899 + 59349 + 50859) waits at Dunblane on 21/7/83. David Christie.
Derby suburban Set 116396 (presumably 53859 + 59349 + 53899) stabled on Haymarket depot in 1984. S Saunders.
Class 116 DMS 53116, set number 117332, is seen near the end of first generation use at Tyseley on 26.12.1994. At this time Tyseley were just banging any serviceable DMU's together to make scratch sets. Andy Cole.
Class 116 set 128 sitting in Glasgow Central beside EMU 311 097. Date unknown but probably early 1980s. Malcolm Clements.
Mixed livery Class 116 set 141 in Saltcoats station in 1979. John Law.
A mixed livery Class 116 set numbered 141 arrives into Saltcoats station in 1979. John Law.
The set number on this Class 116 set at Saltcoats in 1979 appears to read 147. John Law.
Class 116 vehicles 50873 59345 50841 at Hamilton on 22nd June 1980. It has set number 165 on a board in the left cab window. Jerry Glover.
The Proclaimers 'Letters from America' may have been a few years in the future but seems apt in reference to the near derelict condition of Paisley Canal station on a cold but sunny January day a couple of years prior to closure. Hamilton based Class 116 3 car unit led by DMBS Sc50839 with the 13:07 Glasgow Central to Kilmacolm is just about to depart. 24th January 1981. Bruce Galloway.
Class 116 set 168 at Elderslie, circa 1980. Elderslie station was long closed, but at this time still retained some of it's importance as a junction. Andrew McConnell.
Tyseley set 256 is formed 53116 and 51860 (a 116/115 hybrid) and has 51151 added when seen at Worcester on the 22nd May 1984. Hamish Stevenson.
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.
In July 1963 Derby suburban triple set 301 with W50097 leading and a GRC&W Cross-Country set are seen between Olton and Solihull. Michael Mensing.
In January 1964 Derby triples set number 301 runs wrong line into Olton station. It carries unlined green livery. Michael Mensing.
M50112 leads the 5.52pm Birmingham (Snow Hill) - Lapworth seen between Solihull & Widney Manor on the 23rd September 1964. Michael Mensing.
Tyseley Derby suburban set 309 in unlined green livery at Lapworth in September 1962. Michael Mensing.
Class 116 set 312 in Birmingham Snow Hill station in autumn 1966. Michael Mensing.