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BIRMINGHAM - BRISTOL, PORTRAIT OF A FAMOUS MIDLAND ROUTE PART 1 - BIRMINGHAM TO CHELTENHAM
Railways100 to 1 tells the story of the Brush Class 60 and features all 100 locomotives. After a troubled start, with numerous problems, a more settled period ensued as the class passed through the Trainload era and into privatisation. Despite their undoubted suitability for Britain's heaviest freight ...
Keywords: trainload, surplus, steel, trent, loadhaul, grantham, stone, newport, transrail, peak, steel, bullet, stafford, steel, warrington, lime, seaham, gypsum, hatton, doncaster, schenker, binliner, risborough, marsh, steel, lindsey, barrow, cheltenham, lickey, graphics
RailwaysNo. 6024, King Edward I, was one of thirty King class locomotives built by the Great Western Railway to provide superpower for its crack expresses. Named after the Kings of England the most powerful and heaviest 4-6-0s ever built in Britain ruled until 1962 . . . but for No. 6024 the story was ...
Keywords: superpower, crack, 4-6-0s, wessex, royale, stratford-upon-avon, weymouth, melton, mowbray, welsh, oxford, kemble, worcester, homeground, dainton, churston, torre, cornwall, seal, intrude
AviationDetailed type-by-type coverage supported by a barrage of photographs follow the IAF from the mixed bag of aircraft of its formative days, through the Suez Campaign, the Six Day War, and Yom Kippur to the present day when it is arguably the most experienced air arm in the world. Includes, for the ...
Keywords: israel, type-by-type, barrage, suez, campaign, kippur, heraldry, norton
RailwaysThis programme features the cab ride many consider to be the ultimate footplate experience - a Deltic on the main line! Thanks to the successful return of D9000, we are able to bring you not only 1 fully Wired for Sound production, but on a journey over legendary Deltic territory - the East Coast ... From the series Wired for Sound
Keywords: d9000, edinburgh, waverlay, d9000, scotsman, edinburgh, terminii, copenhagen, tunnel, autumn, islington, harringay, barnet, stevenage, d9000, peterborough, stoke, grantham, d9000, newark, doncaster, york, d9000, four-track, northallerton, twin, 18-cvlinder, bore, darlington, ferryhill, durham, d9000, newcastle, heaton, roval, berwick, non-stop, northumberland, scottish, marshall, meadows, lothian, d9000, scotland, burst, craigentinny, calton, tunnel, scotsman, platform, waverley, todav
RailwaysThe 13¼ mile single branch from Haltwhistle to Alston was neglected by enthusiasts for many years, but having survived the Beeching closures it belatedly emerged as one of England's best-loved rural lines. When the axe finally fell in 1976, many people regarded the closure as a national tragedy. ... From the series Oakwood Library Of Railway History
Keywords: alston, haltwhistle, alston, tragedy, alston, outdoor, victorian, tynedale, prisoner-of-war, camp, featherstone, stanley, alston, alston, newcastle, carlisle, alston, lner, haltwhistle, slaggyford, haltwhistle, plenmeller, featherstone, featherstone, coanwood, coanwood, coanwood, whinstone, lambley, slaggyford, barhaugh, alston, alston, alston, post-war, tynedale, coanwood, alston
RailwaysIn their previous book, The St Andrews Railway the authors set out the history, from inception to closure, of the pioneering branch line that connected the ancient university and golfing town of St Andrews to the outside world. This book continues the story of the East Fife Railways and deals with ... From the series Oakwood Library Of Railway History
Keywords: anstruther, andrews, andrews, andrews, fife, loop, anstruther, andrews, mile-long, terminus, fife, anstruther, genteel, burgh, crail, village, swung, stravithie, melville, fearsome, descent, andrews, spruce, astute, anstruther, andrews, scotland, rose, fife, crail, andrews, wartime, crail, dunino, stravithie, post-war, crail, trundle, farmland, asleep, neuk, anstruther, andrews, fife, await, flag, whistle, hajducki, jodeluk, simpson, bust, neuk, fare, corn, chain
RailwaysBuilt by the enterprising Metropolitan Railway, these lines developed as a result of its active creation of “metro-land”. Starting as small rural halts, many stations are illustrated during their rapid traffic growth period when some still had coal yards. The change in rolling stock and traction is ... From the series London Suburban Railways
Keywords: uxbridge, stanmore, metropolitan, metro-land, dollis, eastcote, finchley, harrow-on-the-hill, hillingdon, ickenham, kilburn, kingsbury, marlborough, neasden, northwick, queensbury, ruislip, ruislip, manor, stanmore, wood, swiss, cottage, uxbridge, wembley, hampstead, harrow, willesden
RailwaysYou are taken on a journey which was never possible by train, owing to a short link missing. Superb scenery and a fascinating industrial past make this excursion memorable, particularly with the variety of traffic and rolling stock.
Keywords: bala, llandudno, blaenau, ffestiniog, arenig, bala, bala, betws-y-coed, blaenau, ffestiniog, blaenau, ffestiniog, blaenau, ffestiniog, capel, celyn, prysor, deganwy, dolgarrog, dolwyddelan, festiniog, frongoch, glan, conway, llafar, llandudno, llandudno, llanrwst, llanrwst, maentwrog, manod, roman, tal-y-cafn, tanymanod, teigl, trawsfynydd, trawsfynydd, camp, trawsfynydd, lake, tyddyn
MaritimeP. & A. Campbell Ltd of Bristol, registered as a Limited Company in 1893, was destined to not quite make its century as the operator of the celebrated White Funnel Fleet of passenger steamers. As the postwar fleet waned in the 1950s profits dwindled and receivership beckoned. Remarkably, a new ...
Keywords: balmoral, bristol, campbell, bristol, funnel, postwar, campbell, hovercraft, cross-channel, partnership, belgium, heritage, quartet, campbell, flag, bristol, funnel, irish, south-east, balmoral, devon, lundy, campbell, pattern, excursion-steamer, paddler, waverley, prince, ivanhoe, westward, balmoral, devonia, funnel, bristol, trillo, earlierc, lyde-built, paddle-steamer, waverley, severn, bristol, exmoor, devon, pembrokeshire, campbell, tedstone
RailwaysHardback (also available as Softback volume ). Of the many cross-country branch lines which have received the attention of photographers and historians, the Banbury & Cheltenham has remained one of the most mysterious and elusive. Yet anyone familiar with the line and its modest stations will be ...
Keywords: banbury, cheltenham, banbury, kingham, cross-country, banbury, cheltenham, single-bore, crews, cross-country, banbury, kingham, bristol, birmingham, cheltenham, banbury-kinggham, autocar, sutton, adderbury, milton, bloxham, council, hook, norton, rollright, norton, sarsden, churchill, kingham
RailwaysNow more than 150 years old, the route has carried a wide range of traffic types including long distance expresses, local residential services and freight of all types. All these are extensively illustrated, along with the varied architectural styles employed at the stations, many of which vanished ... From the series Western Main Lines
Keywords: banbury, birmingham, banbury, birmingham, moor, birmingham, snow, bordesley, cropredy, dorridge, fenny, compton, hatton, lapworth, leamington, olton, oxfordshire, ironstone, solihull, southam, harbury, tyseley, warwick, warwick, parkway, widney, manor
RailwaysFew travelled the entire length of this charming rural route, owing to the sparseness of the service and the rarity of through trains. Here is the opportunity to savour the scenic setting of many of the country stations and to enjoy the classic GWR trains, exclusively steam. From the series Country Railway Routes
Keywords: banbury, cheltenham, norton, sparseness, adderbury, andoversford, banbury, bloxham, bourton-on-the-water, brymbo, ironstone, charlton, cheltenham, leckhampton, cheltenham, malvern, cheltenham, norton, hook, norton, kingham, suton, lansdown, milton, notgrove, rollright, sarsden, stow-on-the-wold
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