A Bletchley to Cambridge service descending from the ECML flyover at Sandy on 27th July 1966. Leading is a trailer car from a lightweight set attached to M79901, one of the single units from the same stable which were used on the Buckingham branch until its closure in September 1964. Copyright Chris Burton. Gerard Fletcher.
A Derby Lightweight at Kilmarnock on a Carlisle - Glasgow Central working. Date unknown. There is a Class 122 in the bay platform on the right. Stuart Rankin.
A Derby Lightweight formation heads out of Kilmarnock towards Glasgow Central on a working from Carlisle. Date unknown. Stuart Rankin.
An Original Derby Lightweight in BR blue livery is seen at Oxford around 1967. BR logo is on cab door and side numbers seem undersize. Graeme Phillips Collection.
A Derby Lightweight set passing a lot of impressive signaling at Preston, Spring 1968. David Faircloth.
A down train arrives at Subdury on the 1st June 1968. David Underwood.
Barrow in Furness shed, Cumbria, on 15th June 1968, and Derby Lightweights keep a couple of Claytons company. The set on the left has collision damage to the cab. Also note the DTC on the right has a first class stripe. Pete LG99.
An original 79xxx Derby Lightweight set at Birkby Drifts Pit, Cumbria on 27/07/1968, with a service heading for Whitehaven. These early DMUs were nearing the end of their operational lives at this time, with the final examples being withdrawn in 1969. In spite of this, many received rail blue livery. Graeme Phillips Collection.
A Derby Lightweight DMBS inside Norwich erecting shop circa 1971. The caption states it's a 'scrap car' so it's perhaps undergoing component recovery. Tim Stubbs.