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PADDINGTON AND THE WEST
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
Railways125 is the story of Britain's High Speed Train. Starting with the prototype we follow the fortunes of the fleet over the 30 years since introduction through to current operations in 2006 and discover how they revitalised rail travel in Britain. Fantastic footage, interesting graphics and in-depth ...
Keywords: graphics, in-depth, stockton, darlington, ecml, paddington, morpeth, welwyn, garden, edinburgh, trent, police, paddington, merlin, virgin, gner, tangerine, gner, kingā¹s, inverness, virgin
Railways56 Fade-Away is the story of Class 56 in the 21st Century and looks at how the fleet and its fortunes have declined since the arrival of the new millenium. 71 minutes of fantastic action coupled with an informative script and on-screen graphics bring you the whole story. Highlights include: ...
Keywords: fade-away, fade-away, millenium, on-screen, graphics, tyne, ecml, barnetby, orton, newport, leamington, church, fenton, middlesborough, steel, thirsk, steel, stocksfield, steel, steel, carlisle, doncaster, newport, melton, ross, ketton, plasmoor, potash, dock, scrap, scottish, atlancaster, warwick, whitchester, leamington, tame, heighington, marston, coleshill, dawlish, steeton, tutbury, galas, severn, nymr, fertis, maxey
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
RailwaysBorn in Dundee in 1816, by 1840 Sutrrock was involved with Brunel and Gooch in running the Great Western Railway's Locomotive department at Paddington and subsequently in establishing the company's major works and new town at Swindon. Written by his great-great-grandson, Tony Vernon, this intimate ...
Keywords: archibald, sturrock, pioneer, dundee, sutrrock, brunel, gooch, paddington, swindon, great-great-grandson, vernon, biography, sturrock, vernon, scottish, paddington, swindon, swindon, doncaster, citizen, adviser, yorkshire, doncaster, sturrock, sturrock
RailwaysThe Definitive Archive History of Great Western Steam from grouping through to the preservation era using, mainly, film unpublished on DVD. Volume 3 traces the development of steam from 1970 through the return of main line steam and then into a new century. The programme comprises: Severn Valley ...
Keywords: severn, twyford, tyseley, winston, dart, marlow, kingswear, newport, pendennis, castle, cookham, manor, shildon, cavalcade, somerset, pendennis, castle, australia, paddington, rainhill, rocket, star, didcot, newport, swindon, truro, cambrian, cholsey, nunney, castle, gloucs, dawlish, metropolitan, lickey, merehead, quarry, castle, shap
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
RailwaysThis book complete a series of six titles from Runpast Publishing which have looked in some depth at the important Midland Railway cross-country route from Bristol and Bath via Birmingham and Derby to Leeds, from the earliest days through to the end of BR steam and sometimes beyond
Keywords: birmingham, derby, runpast, cross-country, bristol, bath, birmingham, derby, pixton, birmingham, birmingham, orton, orton-whitacre-kingsbury, hampton, kingsbury-tamworth-barton, walton, branson, junction-burton, trent-repton, willington, stenson, junction-derby, derby, mileage
RailwaysDennis Herbert's earliest childhood memories recall growing up on one of the many sprawling housing estates which were built in the Birmingham area in the 1920s and 1930s. We learn of his family members and also friends and neighbours on the estate. Dennis was a schoolboy during the war years, and ... From the series Reminiscences
Keywords: birmingham, footplateman, herbert, childhood, birmingham, schoolboy, life-long, fireman, tyseley, brother, tyseley, ogre, fire, smell, poor, mother, shiver, school, policy, birmingham, snow, eyesight, blindness, porter, tyseley, 40-plus, humble, fireman, saltley, aback, roster, gresley, arrow, gresley, railtour, tyseley, herbert, school, cotton, waste, shovel, saltley
RailwaysBirmingham Railways Through Time looks at the railway system of Birmingham and how it has changed since the days of steam. It depicts the network as it was in those days, when it was complex and very busy around the city, and compares it with the slimmed down modern network of today. The book ...
Keywords: birmingham, birmingham, birmingham, snow, birmingham, tyseley, birmingham, birmingham
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