1970

15/2/1970
15/2/1970

A vehicle peeks out from behind the old goods yard at Disley (J W Sutherland)

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15/2/1970
15/2/1970

A 3-car set the old goods yard at Disley (J W Sutherland)

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8/3/1970
8/3/1970

#1 A series of three photographs showing a set running calling at Davenport, with the original station buildings still extant (J W Sutherland)

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8/3/1970
8/3/1970

#2 A series of three photographs showing a set running calling at Davenport, with the original station buildings still extant (J W Sutherland)

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8/3/1970
8/3/1970

#3 A series of three photographs showing a set running calling at Davenport, with the original station buildings still extant (J W Sutherland)

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30/3/1970
30/3/1970

The rear of a six car formation departing Bolton (Chris Bush)

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3/5/1970
3/5/1970

No less than three sets, stopped further back than normal from the original buffer stops to allow demolition of the station's overall roof (J W Sutherland)

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28/10/1970
28/10/1970

Some form of ceremony going on in the company of a BRCW set at Marple (Marple Local History Archive)

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15/11/1970
15/11/1970

A 3-car set passing Woodsmoor with a service to Buxton (J W Sutherland)

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22/11/1970
22/11/1970

A Buxton service passes Stockport Edgeley (J W Sutherland)

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11/1970
11/1970

A 2-car set departs Manchester Piccadilly. This is likely to be a trailer car in the 56175-184 range (Bill Ford)

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5/12/1970
5/12/1970

A set stabled in the centre road at Buxton, with Class 40s D334, 375 & 304 on the depot (J W Sutherland)

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1971

1/1/1971
1/1/1971

A set departing Hazel Grove for Manchester (J W Sutherland)

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1/1/1971
1/1/1971

A 6-car formation arrives into Hazel Grove (J W Sutherland)

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10/1/1971
10/1/1971

After demolition of the station buildings on that side, a set leaves Davenport for Buxton (J W Sutherland)

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31/1/1971
31/1/1971

Middlewood. Personnel are in the process of closing the signal box there (J W Sutherland)

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2/1971
2/1971

A 3-car set stands at Nottingham, having terminated with a service from Derby. A Class 45 is on the right working a Manchester service (David Ford)

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1/3/1971
1/3/1971

A 2-car set passes the signal box at Denton. This vehicle is likely to be in the 56175-184 range (David Ingram)

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8/5/1971
8/5/1971

A 3-car set passes Ardwick with a Buxton service (Bill Ford)

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14/5/1971
14/5/1971

With Class 128 55990 leading, an unidentified set forms the passenger portion of the 17:47 Buxton-Manchester service at Davenport (J W Sutherland)

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22/5/1971
22/5/1971

Arriving into Preston (Bill Ford)

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22/5/1971
22/5/1971

A Manchester Victoria-Blackpool North service calls at Preston (Bill Ford)

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22/5/1971
22/5/1971

A Manchester Victoria-Blackpool North service departs Preston (Bill Ford)

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6/8/1971
6/8/1971

The 15:45 Manchester-Buxton approaches its destination (J W Sutherland)

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1972

1/1972
1/1972

A 2-car set, with a trailer car (in the 56175-184 range) leading, passes Ardwick with a Manchester Piccadilly-Sheffield working (David Ford)

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1/1972
1/1972

A 2-car set passes Ardwick with a New Mills-Manchester Piccadilly working (David Ford)

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1/1972
1/1972

Two 3-car sets pass Ardwick on a Buxton-Manchester Piccadilly service (David Ford)

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2/1972
2/1972

A 3-car set departing Stoke-on-Trent with a Crewe-Derby working (David Ford)

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2/1972
2/1972

A 3-car set departing Stoke-on-Trent with a Crewe-Derby working (David Ford)

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2/1972
2/1972

A 3-car set stands at Nottingham (John Law)

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15/6/1972
15/6/1972

A white stripe 3-car set leads another into Preston (Keith Holt)

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1973

1973
1973

A 3-car set arriving into Nottingham (John Law)

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1974

15/4/1974
15/4/1974

A 3-car set at Davenport (Arthur Creighton)

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5/1974
5/1974

Southport during roof repair work (Alan Rintoul)

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22/6/1974
22/6/1974

Two 104 sets at Buxton (J W Sutherland)

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7/1974
7/1974

A 2-car set alongside a Class 506 at Manchester Piccadilly (Alan Rintoul)

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28/8/1974
28/8/1974

A 3-car set bound for Buxton arrives into Furness Vale (David Blower)

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28/8/1974
28/8/1974

Set NH420 departing New Mills Newtown (David Blower)

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1975

3/1975
3/1975

Set TS414 departing Erdington (Michael Mensing)

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3/3/1975
3/3/1975

A 3-car set arriving into Hincley with the 15:28 Birmingham New Street-Cambridge. M50450 was at the rear of the set (Michael Mensing)

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7/1975
7/1975

A set working a Buxton service (Arthur Creighton)

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8/9/1975
8/9/1975

An early DMBS vehicle in platform 12 at Manchester Victoria. Interestingly, the front saloon appears to have been fitted with Formica from an Eastern Region vehicle (Richard Clayton)

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10/1975
10/1975

A 3-car set passes Trent Lane Level Crossing on a Nottingham-Derby service (Bill Ford)

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1975
1975

Waiting to leave Manchester Victoria with a Blackpool North service (Garry Brookes)

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1976

2/1976
2/1976

A 3-car set calls at Derby with a Lincoln St marks service (Chris Bush)

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2/1976
2/1976

Passing Gonalston Crossing with a Lincoln-Crewe service (David Ford)

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2/1976
2/1976

A 3-car set passes Lowdham on a Crewe-Lincoln working (David Ford)

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20/4/1976
20/4/1976

A 3-car set leading a 3-car class 120 west of Frisby on the Wreake, Leicestershire. They are working an eastbound train to Norwich (Nigel Tout)

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6/1976
6/1976

(Geoffrey Skelsey)

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13/6/1976
13/6/1976

Buxton, with snowplough DB965228 in the centre road (Andy Harris)

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7/1976
7/1976

A 3-car set at Nottingham with Derby service (David Ford)

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9/1976
9/1976

The old building has partly been demolished at Davenport station (J W Sutherland)

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1977

1977
1977

A 6-car formation passes Salwick bound for Blackpool North (Martyn Hilbert)

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1/1977
1/1977

A 3-car set passes Rolleston Junction with a Derby-Lincoln service (Bill Ford)

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2/1977
2/1977

Different BRCW sets at Rochdale: The 104 is on a Rochdale-Manchester Victoria working via the Oldham loop. The 110 is Bradford bound (Alan Rintoul)

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9/4/1977
9/4/1977

Two sets at Buxton on Easter Saturday (J W Sutherland)

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11/4/1977
11/4/1977

Davenport (J W Sutherland)

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11/4/1977
11/4/1977

Davenport, with 1L77 excursion to Llandudno (J W Sutherland)

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3/8/1977
3/8/1977

Arriving into Middlewood (J W Sutherland)

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15/10/1977
15/10/1977

Possibly one of the LMR 2-car DMBS vehicles (50532-50541) at Ardwick (Hugh Searle)

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15/10/1977
15/10/1977

The 10.05 Manchester - Buxton crosses Stockport Viaduct (J W Sutherland)

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5/11/1977
5/11/1977

A 3-car set approaching Heaton Chapel (Hugh Searle)

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1978

1978
1978

A 3-car set at Leyland. This DMCL vehicle "may" be 50506/514/516/520 although ID is by no means certain (Roger Sutcliffe)

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9/1978
9/1978

An unidentified trailer car, from the batch 56175-184, in platform 3A bay at Stockport

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5/11/1978
5/11/1978

n early DMBS at Woodsmoor (J W Sutherland)

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12/12/1978
12/12/1978

Passing an oil train at Salwick with a Manchester-Blackpool service (John Armistead)

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1979

1979
1979

Two sets with a parcel Class 128 for company at Buxton (R W Carroll)

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2/1/1979
2/1/1979

A series of four photographs showing unidentified sets trudging through the snow at Stockport. This one is working a Stockport-Stalybridge service (Paul Moxon)

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2/1/1979
2/1/1979

A series of four photographs showing unidentified sets trudging through the snow at Stockport. This one is working a Buxton-Manchester Piccadilly service (Paul Moxon)

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2/1/1979
2/1/1979

A series of four photographs showing unidentified sets trudging through the snow at Stockport. This one is working a Buxton-Manchester Piccadilly service (Paul Moxon)

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2/1/1979
2/1/1979

A series of four photographs showing unidentified sets trudging through the snow at Stockport. This one is working a Buxton-Manchester Piccadilly service (Paul Moxon)

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20/8/1979
20/8/1979

A 2-car set near Marple Wharf Junction (Andy Harris)

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22/9/1979
22/9/1979

Leading a 6-car formation at Manchester Victoria (Brian Daniels)

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2/11/1979
2/11/1979

Departing Stockport, probably for Buxton (Hugh Searle)

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1/12/1979
1/12/1979

Manchester Piccadilly (Brian Daniels)

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1/12/1979
1/12/1979

Alongside a Class 123 at Manchester Piccadilly (Brian Daniels)

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1/12/1979
1/12/1979

A DMBS at Longsight Depot (Brian Daniels)

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