The bodies of 1500V DC locos 76050 and 76057 are seen grounded at Reddish depot in Manchester in 1981. Their route from Manchester to Sheffield via Woodhead closed in 1981. 76050 was formerly name... (more)
Among the numerous exhibits at the N.R.M. in York is this lovingly restored class 76 electric. Originally known as class EM1,the 58 locos of this type,built in 1948, worked trains on the 1500 volt... (more)
Another scanned old negative from 1980. Two Class 76s Nos. 76 014 and 76 027 at Guide Bridge. These 1500v DC locos were built specially for the Manchester-Sheffield Woodhead route in the 1950s. In... (more)
An old shot from 1979. Class 76 no. 76 056 had donated its bogies to keep other members of the class running. The remains was scrapped not too long after. The line that the class were unique to wa... (more)
1954-built 1500v DC locos nos. 76 022 and 76 023 at rest at Reddish TMD way back in March 1979. Note that the forward loco still carries the old 1957-style BR totem on the side, even though the lo... (more)
This locomotive is one of a class built in Gorton, Manchester 1954 especially for the electrified route from Manchester to Sheffield. The type was used, often in tandem, primarily on the heavy coa... (more)
An old shot from 1982. A snowy day at Reddish TMD with a pair of Class 76s parked. The locos and the depot are long gone.