1980

1980
1980

Two Class 104's at Manchester Victoria with a Cravens 105 in between (Tony Walmsley)

1980
1980

Approaching Chester From the Mickle Trafford direction (Chris Lemon)

1/1980
1/1980

A 3-car set with a Class 128 on the rear near Chapel-en-le-Frith (Les Nixon)

3/1980
3/1980

Arriving into Birmingham New Street. The original image is not quite sharp enough to make out the number, but this might be M50497 (Allan Black)

1/3/1980
1/3/1980

A 2-car set passes New Mills South Junction leading refurbished Class 101 set (Graeme Phillips)

2/8/1980
2/8/1980

Passing Barton Moss (near Eccles), westbound, working the 11:21 Rhyl-Manchester Victoria (Graeme Phillips)

29/11/1980
29/11/1980

A 3-car set at Bottesford, with a Nottingham-Grantham service (Bill Ford)

29/11/1980
29/11/1980

A 3-car set at Bottesford, with a Grantham-Nottingham service (Bill Ford)

29/11/1980
29/11/1980

A 3-car set at Bottesford, with a Grantham-Nottingham service (Bill Ford)

1981

1981
1981

A 2-car hybrid set at Stalybridge (53A Models of Hull Collection)

1981
1981

Undergoing maintenance inside Buxton depot (53A Models of Hull Collection)

4/4/1981
4/4/1981

A 6-car railtour formed M50516/M59177/M50469/M50464/M59142/M50521 at Cheddleton on the David Isherwood organised 'Knotty Rambler'. We have not yet been able to identify which way round the set was formed, so this vehicle is there M50516 or M50521. More information can be found about this railtour at https://www.sixbellsjunction.co.uk/80s/810404.htm (Alan Rintoul)

4/4/1981
4/4/1981

A 6-car railtour formed M50516/M59177/M50469/M50464/M59142/M50521 at Cheddleton on the David Isherwood organised 'Knotty Rambler'. We have not yet been able to identify which way round the set was formed, so this vehicle is there M50516 or M50521. More information can be found about this railtour at https://www.sixbellsjunction.co.uk/80s/810404.htm (Alan Rintoul)

11/7/1981
11/7/1981

Buxton. The 10.23 Piccadilly - Buxton has been strengthened to 7 cars (J W Sutherland)

12/1981
12/1981

Christleton Tunnel, on a Crewe-Chester working (Chris Lemon)

1982

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c1982

A white stripe 3-car set at Manchester Victoria (Lee Brown)

1/1982
1/1982

Leading a 6-car formation at Manchester Victoria (53A Models of Hull Collection)

10/1/1982
10/1/1982

Buxton, 25202 is on the snowploughs (J W Sutherland)

30/1/1982
30/1/1982

Buxton, working the 13:04 Buxton-Manchester Piccadilly. M50434 is on the right (John Armistead)

6/1982
6/1982

Manchester Victoria, behind 40181 working empty vans for Red Bank sidings (Alan Rintoul)

11/6/1982
11/6/1982

"447" at Manchester Victoria (John Armistead)

8/1982
8/1982

Alongside Class 100 & 110 units at Manchester Piccadilly (Hugh Llewelyn)

18/8/1982
18/8/1982

New Hay, working the 12:28 Manchester Victoria-Manchester Victoria Oldham Loop service (53A Models of Hull Collection)

18/8/1982
18/8/1982

New Hay, working the 12:28 Manchester Victoria-Manchester Victoria Oldham Loop service (53A Models of Hull Collection)

13/12/1982
13/12/1982

This photo was originally listed as M50497/M59228/M50502, but the photographer got his notes mixed up that day, so the vehicle photographed could be M50497, M50502, or indeed a different vehicle! (Robert Purcell)

1983

1983
1983

A power twin at Preston (Les Pett)

1983
1983

A Blackpool "white striper" DMCL at Oldham Mumps (53A Models of Hull Collection)

16/4/1983
16/4/1983

BX485 approaches Ardwick (53A Models of Hull Collection)

14/5/1983
14/5/1983

Whaley Bridge, during the last day of turnbacks to this station. This set is working the 14:44 Whaley Bridge-Manchester Piccadilly (J W Sutherland)

14/5/1983
14/5/1983

Whaley Bridge, during the last day of turnbacks to this station (J W Sutherland)

14/5/1983
14/5/1983

Whaley Bridge, during the last day of turnbacks to this station (J W Sutherland)

28/5/1983
28/5/1983

A 3-car set at New Mills Newtown (J W Sutherland)

23/7/1983
23/7/1983

A shiny DMBS vehicle arrives into Scarborough on an excursion (Brian Daniels)

28/7/1983
28/7/1983

The 16:15 Ormskirk-Preston calls at Rufford (Kevin Smith)

26/8/1983
26/8/1983

Two 2-car sets passing Hapton (53A Models of Hull Collection)

26/8/1983
26/8/1983

Two 2-car sets passing Hapton (53A Models of Hull Collection)

5/9/1983
5/9/1983

An Ormskirk-Preston working is slightly delayed at Rufford! (Kevin Smith)

1984

1984
1984

A DMBS at Ormskirk. The depot sticker on the cab should make this one easy to identify, but so far we haven't found any other images featuring the sticker (John Law)

1984
1984

BX480 stands at Blackpool North. Given the Black cab surround this may in fact be 1985? (Andrew Goodson)

1984
1984

A 2-car set at Kiorkby, working a Kirkby-Manchester Victoria via Wigan Wallgate service (Huw Rowlands)

1984
1984

The DMCL of BX491 forming a Motor Show extra, at Birmingham International (Huw Rowlands)

22/2/1984
22/2/1984

A set in platform 2 at Manchester Piccadilly. More prominent is Class 124 E51954, which was departing platform 1 with the 11:45 Manchester Piccadilly-Hull (Graeme Phillips)

1/4/1984
1/4/1984

Manchester Piccadilly (Dennis Taylor)

1/4/1984
1/4/1984

Manchester Piccadilly (Dennis Taylor)

4/4/1984
4/4/1984

Manchester Piccadilly (Dennis Taylor)

28/4/1984
28/4/1984

The Northolt Lament charter at Keighley (Paul Holroyd)

28/4/1984
28/4/1984

The Northolt Lament charter at Keighley (Paul Holroyd)

28/4/1984
28/4/1984

The Northolt Lament railtour at Long Preston. the line side fires in the background were started by 60009 (Roger Sutcliffe)

9/6/1984
9/6/1984

A Leeds-Manchester Victoria service near Dewsbury (Keith Long)

1985

12/1/1985
12/1/1985

A 2-car set in the early hours at Preston, lurks alongside 25209 on a short (1 coach) parcel train (Douglas Johnson)

28/1/1985
28/1/1985

Upper Holloway (Brian Daniels)

7/3/1985
7/3/1985

Miles Platting (Richard Allen)

2/4/1985
2/4/1985

Gospel Oak (Brian Daniels)

1/6/1985
1/6/1985

Working a Manchester Victoria-Blackburn service through Bolton (Keith Long)

8/7/1985
8/7/1985

Awaiting departure from Watford Junction with a St Albans Abbey service (Johnathan Hazan)

8/7/1985
8/7/1985

St Albans Abbey (Johnathan Hazan)

8/7/1985
8/7/1985

St Albans Abbey (Johnathan Hazan)

7/1985
7/1985

No less than four sets at Buxton (Martin Brown)

21/8/1985
21/8/1985

Passing Salford with a Blackpool North train (Paul Moxon)

23/8/1985
23/8/1985

Manchester Victoria (Johnathan Hazan)

5/10/1985
5/10/1985

A set at Gospel Oak, viewed from Hastings DEMU no. 1035 on the London Junctions No. 2 railtour (Johnathan Hazan)

1986

1986
1986

An unidentified vehicle having had its underframe equipment removed at Vic Berry's scrapyard (Andy Sales)

14/2/1986
14/2/1986

A Barking-Gospel Oak service arrives into Woodgrange Park (Colin Brooks)

14/3/1986
14/3/1986

A Colne service at Burnley Central (Kevin Cooke)

6/1986
6/1986

Bedford, awaiting departure for Bletchley (Chris Lemon)

18/6/1986
18/6/1986

Finedon Road (Robert Foster)

23/8/1986
23/8/1986

Gospel oak, working the 1030 Barking - Gospel Oak (Colin Brooks)

23/8/1986
23/8/1986

Barking, arriving with a service from Gospel Oak (Colin Brooks)

23/8/1986
23/8/1986

A Gospel Oak-Barking service arrives into Leytonstone High Road (Colin Brooks)

26/9/1986
26/9/1986

Dover Bridge, crew training for the soon-to-be-introduced Leeds to Blackpool trains via the Copy Pit line (Neil Harvey)

8/10/1986
8/10/1986

Front end damage is visible in the bottom left hand corner of the cab, at Sowerby Bridge, leading a Class 105 on 2M18 12:26 York-Manchester Victoria (Michael McNicolas)

22/12/1986
22/12/1986

Hallroyd Junction, Todmorden, a Blackpool North-Leeds train. Taken at 14:06 (Neil Harvey)

1987

1987
1987

It is unlikely this interesting view of a bogie in Doncaster Works (from a DMBS vehicle) will ever be identified - however it is a rare view of a large section of 104 without the body on top! (Angus Tozer)

1987
1987

Set 458 (Keith Sullivan)

1/1/1987
1/1/1987

Manchester Victoria (Johnathan Hazan)

24/2/1987
24/2/1987

Croxley Green with a service to Watford Junction (Dave Warby)

28/2/1987
28/2/1987

A Leeds-Blackpool working crosses Robinwood Viaduct, near Todmorden (Neil Harvey)

3/3/1987
3/3/1987

Barking, awaiting departure for Gospel Oak (Dennis Taylor)

8/5/1987
8/5/1987

1E10, 10:45 Blackpool-Leeds exits Sowerby Bridge Tunnel (Neil Harvey)

8/5/1987
8/5/1987

1E11 12:50 Blackpool North-Leeds calls at Sowerby Bridge (Neil Harvey)

14/11/1987
14/11/1987

The DMBS from set 455 dumped at March (Colin Brooks)

1988

8/4/1988
8/4/1988

A DMBS vehicle at Manchester Victoria (Colin Brooks)

1989

28/5/1989
28/5/1989

An up local service at Sandbach (Mark Watson)