E79075 / E79291 awaiting disposal at Tilbury Riverside on 8/1/71. Andrew Parr.
Following withdrawal from East Anglian branch line services, Metropolitan-Cammell 2-car unit E79057-E79273, amongst others, were stored at the former 32B Ipswich motive power depot pending movement for scrap and were photographed there on 2 May 1971. Gordon Edgar.
Following withdrawal from East Anglian branch line services, Metropolitan-Cammell 2-car units E79057-E79273 and E79066-E79270 awaiting movement for scrap from 32B Ipswich shed, 2nd May 1971. Gordon Edgar.
Metropolitan-Cammell units E79272 and E79056 withdrawn from service and stored at the former 32B Ipswich depot pending collection for scrapping, 2nd May 1971. Gordon Edgar.
Met-Camm Lightweight DMBS E79064 in the scrapyard area of Swindon Works, circa 1972. A discussion on the vehicle can be found at https://www.railforums.co.uk/threads/old-yellow-diamond-dmu-mystery.126033/. Tony Wilkins.
Damaged Met-Camm Lightweight E79064 in the scrapyard area of Swindon Works on March 12, 1972. No information has come to light as to what happened to the vehicle, other than it's though that the damage happened there and lack of rust on the exposed steel body makes it seem recent. Steve Davies Collection.
A Met-Camm Lightweight set at Birdbrook station in Essex. Undated, the set has revised lining suggesting mid to late-1960s. The DMBS is 79052, the trailer seems to read 79268. Steve Davies Collection.
Met-Camm "Lightweight" DB975018 (ex-79047) is seen at Derby Tech Centre in 1979. Malcolm Clements.