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MODERN TRACTION CLASSIC ARCHIVE VOL. 4 - EARLY LIVERIES WHICH START WITH 'H'
RailwaysIn the 1950s, and for much of the 1960s, Hampshire was a happy hunting ground for steam fans. Despite the introduction of diesel units on some secondary routes in 1957, the bulk of the county's train services remained steam worked. The 'push-pull' local and branch trains, often hauled by ancient ...
Keywords: hampshire, hampshire, push-pull, stark, bournemouth, belle, pullman, bulleid, headboard, eastleigh, overhaul, southampton, newbury, hampshire, welch, bournemouth, southampton, southampton, southampton, basingstoke, basingstoke, farnborough, ringwood, brockenhurst, wimborne, salisbury, lymington, salisbury, basingstoke, fawley, salisbury, portsmouth, didcot, newbury, southampton, gosport, meon, waltham, portsmouth, longmoor, bordon, hampshire
Buses, Road VehiclesIn the golden age of bus operation, before private-car ownership and a predilection for watching television indoors instead of going to the cinema, Hants & Dorset Motor Services Ltd, based on Bournemouth, ran a compact network of services in those two counties, covering coastal towns and cities ... From the series Prestige
Keywords: dorset, private-car, cinema, dorset, bournemouth, compact, weymouth, fareham, inland, shaftesbury, fordingbridge, andover, winchester, petersfield, bournemouth, leyland, chassis, daimler, chassis, second-hand, postwar, policy, bristol, caldicott, phil
RailwaysThe Nickey Line's fame seems to extend much further than most branch lines of similar importance. There are a number of factors which could contribute to this. It has seen some most unusual train formations/locomotives over the years. Amongst these were the use of Pullman cars on normal branch ... From the series Locomotion Papers
Keywords: harpenden, hemel, hempstead, nickey, nickey, contribute, pullman, clayton, hemel, hempstead, harpenden, lnwr, boxmoor, ro-railer, claydale, nickey, footpath, cycleway, woodward, horse, horsepower, roundwood, harpenden, arch, hertfordshire
RailwaysBuilt in 1842 as an engine shed for the Edinburgh & Glasgow Railway, Haymarket has served the railways that radiate from Edinburgh ever since. Haymarket locomotives and footplate crews partook in the Railway Races of 1895, and on the non-stops between Edinburgh and London before and after the ...
Keywords: haymarket, edinburgh, edinburgh, glasgow, haymarket, edinburgh, haymarket, crews, partook, edinburgh, scotland, knox, knox
Road VehiclesOver sixty vehicles gathered at Shrewsbury for the 2009 Heart of Wales Run. Once again there was a surprising number of 'new' entrants the most noticeable of which was Lewis Weaver's former Norwegian Army petrol engined six wheel drive GMC fitted with a lime spreader body. A major route change ...
Keywords: shrewsbury, lewis, weaver, norwegian, army, petrol, lime, spreader, two-day
RailwaysJune 2001 marked the end of another chapter in railway history when Class 37s ended their association with freight traffic on the West Highland Line. The passing of the class on this traffic is commemorated in this “Wired for Sound” spectacular as cameras and microphones are placed on board ... From the series Wired for Sound
Keywords: fort, highland, freightliner, fort, william-coatbridge, alcan, fort, run-round, aluminium, 400-tonne, 28-mile, spean, monessie, gorge, tulloch, corrour, breather, rannoch, cruach, snow, uphill, rannoch, moor, loop, gortan, orchy, 6-mile, slog, horseshoe, bore, downhill, crianlarich, ardlui, 8-mile, arrochar, tarbet, loch, lomond, arrochar, tarbet, four-mile, douglas, wheelslip, craigendoran, clyde, cardross, dalreoch, glasgow, dalmuir, westerton, springburn, gartcosh, gartsherrie, coatbridge, freightliner, 140-mile
RailwaysThis second video in the series presents standard gauge heritage steam locomotives in action around the UK on main line charters and at work on private railways. The programme has been made as a result of many requests from enthusiasts for a steam video featuring live recorded sound, without ...
Keywords: heritage, heritage, voice-over, on-screen, clan, stephenson, scotland, maude, ness, s15-828, firth, clun, castle, waterloo, bulleid
RailwaysThe Main Line; Pacifics on the line through Darlington with an A4, A1s and V2s together with freight and shunting duties. The Wansbeck Valley Line A journey along the delightful branch to Scots Gap Junction and Woodburn. Freight is shown behind 0-6-0 J27s early in 1966. North Eastern into the Hills ...
Keywords: pacifics, darlington, wansbeck, woodburn, j27s, yorkshire, durham, richmond, kirkby, alston, alnwick, alnmouth, blythe, stockton, tyne, dock, billingham, j27s, malton, whitby, grosmont, goathland, whitby, railtour, marquess
RailwaysLondon and North Western: a name that excites the imagination and charged the atmosphere with great achievements in the realm of railway enterprise. One of the London and North Western's less fashionable engine sheds forms the background to this work, a shed where there were no household names and ... From the series Reminiscences
Keywords: hillhouse, household, stud, worthy, huddersfield, hillhouse, humour, blood, incident, grandfather, lnwr, hillhouse, fraser, garner, hull, owldam, coddy, kirkburton, dick, crime, bradford, wool, honour, aaron, sharrett, crewe, elson, hillhouse, foremen, hillhouse, lnwr, yorkshire, manchester
RailwaysThe origins of the Port Talbot Railway & Docks Company can be found in the formation of the Port Talbot Company in 1836 and the construction and development of the first Port Talbot dock under the not always benevolent eye of the landowner, C.R.M. Talbot. Following Mr Talbot's death his daughter, ...
Keywords: talbot, talbot, talbot, talbot, dock, landowner, talbot, talbot, death, charlotte, talbot, improve, dock, margam, glyncorrwg, dock, briton, ferry, glyncorrwg, swmr
Trams, Road VehiclesThis book is published to commemorate the 125th anniversary of the passing of the Huddersfield Corporation Act 1882, which empowered the Corporation to operate its own tramway system, being the first example of this concept in the United Kingdom. From the series Tramway Classics
Keywords: huddersfield, municipal, huddersfield, tramway, brighouse, sheepridge, birkby, bradley, waterloo, almondbury, newsome, honley, crosland, moor, marsden, longwood, outlane, lindley, tram, crews
Buses, Road VehiclesThose arriving by train could not fail to be impressed by the graceful vehicles standing silently outside the sation waiting to depart to all parts of the town. Street scenes from the past abound in this nostalgic tour by the ultimate form of civilised transport. From the series Trolleybus Classics
Keywords: huddersfield, brighouse, fixby, brackenhall, birkby, bradley, waterloo, almondbury, newsome, crosland, marsden, longwood, outlane, lindley, twon, rollingstock
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