DMBSL E52089 heads a class 123/124 'hybrid' DMU with a service for Sheffield and Manchester at Brocklesby Junction, North Lincolnshire - 09/03/1983. © 2014 - 53A Models of Hull Collection. Scanned from the original 35mm monochrome negative; photographed by John Turner. 53A Models of Hull Collection.
A four-car set with E52093 leading forms a Hull - Sheffield Trans-Pennine service on 5th April 1983. The train is passing the outer home signal at Broomfleet and is travelling on the up relief line which suggests it's next port of call will be Gilberdyke. Syd Young.
Swindon-built "Inter City" unit E52097 speeds a four-car hybrid Trans-Pennine service from Hull through semaphores at Gilberdyke on 5th April 1983. Oxmardyke crossing and signalbox can be seen in the background. Syd Young.
Back in the day when there were two main and two relief lines between Melton and Gilberdyke, E52104 leads a Trans-Pennine working from Hull to Manchester through Broomfleet on April 5th 1983. On this occasion, the train is made up of a four-car Swindon-built Inter-City set with a two-car Metro Cammell on the rear. Syd Young.
E52087 heads along the down relief lines at Oxmardyke on 5th April 1983 at the front of a Trans-Pennine service to Hull. Gilberdyke station can be seen in the background and this view shows a fine variety of the semaphore signalling in use at the time. Syd Young.
I got very wet taking this one, and then still had to bike to Brough to get home! A Class 123/124 4-car hybrid with E52100 leading races towards Brough and Hull through a rain shower at Crabley Creek on 5th April 1983. Syd Young.
At Sheffield on a train to Manchester class 123 unit on 26th July 1983. Ian Buck.
A class 123 unit at Manchester Piccadilly on 26th July 1983. Ian Buck.
Class 123 set at Manchester Piccadilly on 26th July 1983. Ian Buck.
52103 is seen at the front of a Class 123/124 formation at Doncaster on August 24th, 1983. Andy Cole.
A Class 123 departs from Hull Paragon, 30th October 1983. Syd Young.
Class 123 Swindon Inter-City DMS(L) E52103 at the head of a Hull-Manchester Piccadilly service leaves Totley Tunnel and enters Grindleford station on the 22nd March 1984. Kevin Law.
Class 123/124 hybrid set E52103 + E59823 + E59838 + E51951 leaves Doncaster with a Hull-Manchester Piccadilly service on 28th March 1984. Kevin Law.
Class 123 52088 is seen at Doncaster on 20.04.1984. This was the other end of a Class 124 Trans-Pennine unit. Andy Cole.
Swindon-built "Inter City" set with E52102 nearest the camera has just arrived at Hull Paragon with a train from Manchester on 30th April 1984. In the background, Trans-Pennine DMU E51958 is at the front of another service over the "Backbone of England". This was the last photo I took of these rather wonderful units, as within a few days of this they were all withdrawn from service. Syd Young.