British Rail Class 104 BRC&W Unit

British Rail Class 104 BRC&W Unit

In 1957, British Railways commisioned to The Birmingham Railway Carriage & Wagon Works to produce a variety of 2 and 3 car diesel multiple units, allocated Class 104 under the TOPS numbering scheme.Originally for the London Midland Region, most of the class were...
British Rail Class 114 BR Derby Unit

British Rail Class 114 BR Derby Unit

The British Rail Class 114 diesel multiple units were built by BR Derby from September 1956 to July 1957. Forty-nine 2-car units were built, numbered E50001-49 for driving motors (later renumbered 53001-49) and E56001-49 for driving trailers (later renumbered...
British Rail Class 116 BR Derby Unit

British Rail Class 116 BR Derby Unit

These units were originally ordered for use on suburban and local services in the Birmingham area, but many found their way to other areas such as South Wales. The class were similar in design to the Class 114, but were fitted out as high density sets, built for short...
British Rail Class 117 Pressed Steel Unit

British Rail Class 117 Pressed Steel Unit

The British Rail Class 117 diesel multiple units (DMUs) were built by Pressed Steel from 1959 to 1961. When first introduced, these three-car units were all based on British Railway’s Western Region for suburban work out of London Paddington, as well as South...
British Rail Class 119 Gloucester Cross Country Unit

British Rail Class 119 Gloucester Cross Country Unit

The British Rail Class 119 DMUs were used throughout the Western Region and on services in the Midlands sourced by Tyseley Depot. Shortly after their introduction, sets were transferred from Cardiff to serve the intermediate stations on outer suburban services from...
British Rail Class 120 Swindon Cross Country Unit

British Rail Class 120 Swindon Cross Country Unit

The Class 120, were a cross-country DMU in three-car formation, built at the British Rail Swindon Works. Totalling 194 cars, three batches were built: 1958 – 49 sets for the Western Region 1959 – 7 sets for the Scottish Region 1961 – a further 9 sets...