This shows one of the main reasons the public loved DMUs - the view of the line ahead! The set is approaching Dalmeny Junction from the south and is about to pass 61351. It's probably a Class 107 but may be one of the 108s on loan at the time. Photo by Tony Pirie. Ian McDonald Collection.
Crossing the Forth Bridge on a Derby built vehicle, probably a 107 or one of the 108s that spent a short time based in Edinburgh when new. In the desk can be seen a small board painted "D2 WED" and these can sometimes be seen propped up in the windows. It denoted what the set was working, and on the reverse was often the drivers diagram details. Photo by Tony Pirie. Ian McDonald Collection.
A Derby unit is seen at Hawkhead in 1962. Corriebob.
A Class 107 set sits in Strathaven Central station circa 1965. Steve Davies Collection.
A Class 107 set at Shields Junction on the first day of operation of the new Shields Junction - Paisley Canal line connection, 27th June 1966. Hamish Stevenson.
A Class 107 set seen at Shield Junction on the 27th June 1966, the first day of the new Shields Junction - Paisley Canal line connection. Shields Road electric depot is under construction on the right. Hamish Stevenson.
A Class 107 in an early version of Rail Blue livery with just small yellow panels. Note under the drivers window there seems to be a set number stuck on with a white background. Seen at Fairlie, date unknown. Stuart Rankin.
Gourock station is full of DMUs during the last week of diesels in June 1967, including GRCW, Met-Camm and Derby types. corriebob.
A Class 107 set is seen in Kilmacolm station in April 1969. Corriebob.
Lots of DMU activity in Glasgow Central in the early 1970s. John Law.
A Class 107 set in Largs station in April 1977. Alan Rintoul.
A Class 107 disappears in to the small tunnel on the west of Edinburgh Waverley. Rex Holt.
Largs station has many DMUs in this view on June 11th, 1977. Most of them are 107s, second from the left is a 116. The 20s (002 and 122) are on an excursion from Largs. Image by A. Wilson. Gordon Thomson.
A Class 107 set in Haymarket station on April 8th, 1978. Rex Holt.
A six-car Class 107 formation makes its way out of Glasgow Central with an East Kilbride service on May 18th, 1978. Rex Holt.
A class 107 Dmu connects with the Arran ferry at Ardrossan Harbour before returning to Glasgow Central on 4/10/1978. Stephen Burdett.
A Class 107 at Dalry on a snowy day in 1979. John Law.
A mixed-livery Class 107 and a Class 122 in Largs station in 1978. John Law.
A Class 107 DMU passes Newton, near Glasgow, in 1979. John Law.
A mixed livery Class 107 crosses Slateford viaduct in July 1979. Alan Rintoul.
Passengers board the 08:17 Kilmacolm - Glasgow Central at Bridge of Weir on 25 June 1981. Hamish Stevenson.
Carrying GG TransClyde branding, a Class 107 set is seen entering Dalry station, which still retaining at this time some of it's former prestige as an important junction. Note the Scottish Region blue running in boards. Circa 1981. Andrew McConnell.
A Class 107 set seen approaching Johnstone circa 1982. Andrew McConnell.
A Class 107 near Lochside signal box, circa June 1982. The rather short signal on the other line is required for sighting under an overbridge. Andrew McConnell.
A Class 107 set passes Lorimer's Brewery to the west of Edinburgh in 1982. John Law.
A Class 107 heading out of Carfin Halt working the 08:52 Edinburgh - Glasgow Central, 25th February 1982. Hamish Stevenson.
A Class 107 set in the bay platforms of Kilmarnock station in August 1982. Andrew McConnell.
A Class 107/101 hybrid set runs over Locher Viaduct, Bridge of Weir in December 1982. Corriebob.
A Class 107 DMS has been attached to a two-car Cravens set on this Kilmacolm line working in December 1982, seen between Kilmacolm and Bridge of Weir. Corriebob.
A Class 107/101 hybrid set (the 101 is labeled 101 335) is seen near Kilmacolm on the 17th December 1982. Hamish Stevenson.
A Class 107 set is seen near Kilmacolm on the 18th December 1982. Hamish Stevenson.
A Class 107 set seen near Kilmacolm on the 18th December 1982. Hamish Stevenson.
A Class 107/101/101 hybrid seen working the 10:07 Glasgow - Kilmacolm on the 21st December 1982 near Kilmacolm. Hamish Stevenson.
The 11:01 Kilmacolm - Glasgow is formed of a Class 107/101/101 hybrid when seen on its way out of Kilmacolm on the 21st December 1982. Hamish Stevenson.
The 11:07 Glasgow - Kilmacolm is seen near the end of its journey on December 1982 worked by a Class 107 set. Hamish Stevenson.
The 12:01 Kilmacolm - Glasgow service on the outskirts of Bridge of Weir, December 21, 1982. Hamish Stevenson.
6pm on Saturday 8th January 1983 and the last train to Kilmacolm is ready to depart from Glasgow Central Stuart Rankin.
A Class 107 prepares to cross the Ayrshire main lines at Elderslie Junction on the last day of operation of the Kilmacolm Branch - 8th January 1983. Andrew McConnell.
A 107 set in Kyle St. stabling point, Ayr in October 1983. Andrew McConnell.
A 107 approaches Newton-on-Ayr in October 1983. Andrew McConnell.
An assortment of vehicles are in this formation departing from Johnstone (undated). From right to left, 101, 107, 104 vehicles and a Class 120. Andrew McConnell.
Two Class 107 sets are seen with the 08:22 Edinburgh - Glasgow Central service at Livingston South on October 6, 1984. Hamish Stevenson.
A Class 107 set seen in a snowy day early in 1985. Seen here about to pass under Pollokshaws Road. Andrew McConnell.
A class 107 d.m.u. formimg a Glasgow to Ardrossan Harbour or Largs train passes Stevenston No. 1 signal box in the immediate pre-electrification period - July 1985. This was an LMS built signal box, opened in June 1947, closed by British Rail in September 1986 upon completion of the Ayrshire electrification project. A scan from a slide given to me by a former railwayman. Gordon Thomson.
Seen heading south from Inverkeithing is a 107/116 hybrid set. Undated. Andrew McConnell.
A 3 car class 107 set arrives with a Glasgow Central to Ayr train in June 1986, 3 months before electrification. The diesel multiple units don't have long to go on the Glasgow - Ayr route. Shot with an Instamatic camera. Gordon Thomson.
Many Class 107s stored in Falkland Yard in Ayr, late 1986, when most of the class were taken out of traffic due to axle problems. Andrew McConnell.
This Class 107 has clearly received some unwanted attention from neds. Seen in Glasgow Central on September 6, 1986. Andrew McConnell.
Old and new liveries on these Class 107s at Glasgow Central on September 26th 1986. Behind is a Class 303 EMU. Andrew McConnell.
A Class 107 set in a snowy Johnstone station. The set was working the very last DMU service from Ardrossan Harbour to Glasgow - 17th Jan 1987. Andrew McConnell.
A busy scene at Kilmarnock, on the occasion of the "Kilmarnock Open Day" on 11 September 1988 with a blue/grey Class 107 set in the platform with black cab window surrounds. Andrew McConnell.
A pair of Strathclyde Class 107s cross the wilderness of Cadder yard returning to Queen Street from Dunblane, April 15, 1989. Mike Dean.
A Class 107 set heads out of Glasgow Central, circa 1989 Andrew McConnell.
Two 107 sets sit side by side in Glasgow Central platforms 6/7 in July 1989. Both have black window surrounds, the SPTE liveried one on the left has square corners, the blue / grey one has rounded corners. John McIntyre.
A 3-car Class 107 ascending Cowlairs incline out of Glasgow Queen Street on 08/7/89. John Reddyhoff.