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BRITISH RAILWAYS IN COLOUR - FROM STEAM TO THE SCRAPYARD WHICH START WITH 'E'
RailwaysIn the mid-1950s, British Railways embarked on a modernisation programme which heralded the replacement of steam traction by more modern motive power. In the London Area, apart from those routes earmarked for electrification, steam was to be replaced by diesel locomotives and multiple units. At the ...
Keywords: mid-1950s, pilot, headlong, policy, scotland, welch, chiltern, harrow, wealdstone, belmount, watford, abbey
RailwaysRelive the incredible sight and sound of the mighty Deltics on East coast Main Line passenger duties in this exciting programme as we follow the Napier roar and exhaust cloud north from the York to Scotland. Thrill to the unforgettable experience of a Deltic at speed witness the strength as we see ...
Keywords: deltics, york, edinburgh, waverley, deltics, exhaust, cloud, york, scotland, ecml, york, edinburgh, newcastle, berwick, deltics, scottish, charter, clock
Buses, Road VehiclesThe 1960s were a time of great social change, especially in areas where people stopped using the railways and turned to motorised transport to get them to or from work, for shopping trips, or on their holidays. One area to see a massive reduction in its railways was East Anglia, with its truly ... From the series Buses In Colour
Keywords: anglia, omnibus, ipswich, ipswich, improve, bedford, chassis, bristol, chassis, bodywork
RailwaysElectric Current is what the title suggests - electric locos currently to be found on the national network. But, we couldn't resist including some action from the last ten years as well . . . and three sections looking back at the late 1980s. The flashbacks aren't 'current' quality, obviously, but ...
Keywords: couldn, aren, quotient, freightliner, virgin, sake, euston, natex, anglia, freightliner, mail, tesco, liner, sparky, maxey, menus
RailwaysThe West Coast main line from Crewe to Carlisle includes the famous Shap incline between Lancaster and Penrith which, at 24 miles with gradients up to 1:75, challenged steam trains for generations and often required banking assistance. Tom Heavyside's book records the last months of steam haulage ... From the series English Railway Photographers
Keywords: shap, twilight, crewe, carlisle, shap, lancaster, penrith, haulage, shap, autumn
RailwaysBuilt as the London terminus of the London & Birmingham Railway in July 1837, Euston was London's first intercity railway station. Originally designed by Philip Hardwick with just two platforms under a wrought iron roof, the entrance to the station was through the world's largest Doric propylaeum, ...
Keywords: euston, terminus, birmingham, euston, philip, hardwick, wrought, roof, euston, arch, scottish, euston, scotland, birmingham, manchester, liverpool, outcry, modernist, euston, terminus, christopher, euston, christopher
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