Swindon Class 123 Inter-City set L711 seen at Hull station on the 13th March 1978, formed of E52091 + E59820 + E52097. Ian Francis.
A three-car Class 123 set in Leeds station on May 30th 1978 formed of 52088 + 59819 + 52098. Rex Holt.
A Swindon Inter-City set (with a Class 124 at the far end) passes out of Bingley station during a 20mph speed restriction in June 1978. Rex Holt.
E52100 has some side damage when seen at Sheffield on July 6th, 1978. Behind is TS E59237, and on the left a Class 114. Michael Mensing.
Swindon Inter-City Class 123 set L711 enters Selby station with E52091 leading on July 10, 1978. Malcolm Clements.
A Swindon Inter-City Class 123 set with E52100 closest and a Rolls-Royce powered Met-Camm Class 111 set at Selby on July 10, 1978. Malcolm Clements.
Class 123 Swindon Inter-City set L711 at Selby on July 10, 1978. E52091 is closest. Malcolm Clements.
A Swindon Inter-City Class 123 set in Selby station on July 10, 1978. E52100 is closest. Malcolm Clements.
Swindon Inter-City Class 123 Trailer Composite E59819 at Selby on July 10, 1978. It contained four first class and three second class compartments. Malcolm Clements.
A Deltic passes on the through road as a Class 123 Swindon Inter-City unit sits in Selby station, July 10, 1978. E52100 is closest. Malcolm Clements.
Class 123 Inter-City Trailer Second E59239 at Selby station on July 10, 1978. The interior layout was similar to a standard Mark I TS, and has B4 bogies. The vehicle on the right has standard Swindon bogies, and the brake van means it's a Class 124 MBS. Malcolm Clements.
Swindon Inter-City Class 123 set 710 with E52100 on the front is seen in Selby station on July 10 1978. Malcolm Clements.
Back in the days of decent trains and station staff, a diagram took these wonderful Trans-Pennine units from Hull to Beverley and back meaning I got to travel to and from work in style. E52094 brings up the rear of the 16:41 Hull - Beverley on 3rd November 1978. Fred the Station Attendant who worked there for many years looks on to make sure I'm not up to no good! Syd Young.
E52091 still carries it's L711 set number when seen at Hull Paragon, 3rd November 1978. Syd Young.
Set 714 at Doncaster on 3/12/78. E52102 has lost the gangway cover, and the inner door has been made unopenable. The obsolete headcode box has effectively turned into marker lights. A 114 can be seen on the left and Met-Camm on the right. Malcolm Clements.
Class 123 Swindon Inter-City set L711 at Sheffield in 1979. E52091 is on the front (probably with 59820 + 52097) and a Met-Camm set is at the rear. John Law.
Class 123 Swindon Inter-City set 710 in Manchester Picaddilly. Note the 1 on centre car door, and on the refurbished liveried Class 108 on the left. Date unknown, probably late 1970s. Peter Heppenstall.
It seems as if some farewells are occurring as a Hull - Manchester Trans-Pennine service with E52104 leading awaits departure from a sub-zero Paragon Station on 17th February 1979. Syd Young.
A Class 123 Swindon Inter-City set arrives at Hull Paragon with a service from Manchester Piccadilly on 29th May 1978. E52099, complete with lamp and end doors brings up the rear. Also in this view are a Cravens Class 105 2-car set waiting to travel up the Scarborough line, a Metro-Cammell Class 101 unit and a Class 124 Trans-Pennine set. On the right, 03073 with it's match truck ticks over in the parcels sidings. Syd Young.
A Swindon Inter-City Class 123 DMU in Manchester Piccadilly station on 03/06/1979. Graeme Phillips Collection.