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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
RailwaysThe sight and sound of the mighty 'Deltics' on East Coast Main Line passenger duties is celebrated in this exciting programme as we follow the Napier roar and exhaust cloud from London King's Cross to York. Much of the material was filmed during the period 1978-1981 and captures the Class 55s at ...
Keywords: deltics, york, deltics, exhaust, cloud, york, ecml, hitchin, sandy, huntingdon, peterborough, grantham, newark, doncaster, york, hull, doncaster, deltics, york, edinburgh, waverley
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
RailwaysOn 2nd January 1982 the last of the legendary Deltic locomotives backed away from platform 2 at King's Cross and faded into history. Since that day the new owners of that same locomotive, Royal Scots Grey dreamed of returning her to the East Coast Main Line. This programme tells the story of the ... From the series Modern Traction
Keywords: platform, d9000, highlander, galas, overhaul, d9000, overhaul, glasgow, debut, railtour, berwick, christmas, phoenix, triumphal, hull, york, landmark, sub-zero, helicopter, snowy, yorkshire, d9000, overhaul, springburn, fire, berwick, christmas, phoenix, triumphal
RailwaysThis work from a known authority on the subject significantly expands the infor-mation available on narrow gauge steam behind the former 'Iron Curtain'. Detailed profiles include the Hungarian MP.V class 490 0-8-OT, Kolomna 0-8-Os in Estonia, the Polish class Px48 0-8-0, and the Russian and Chinese ...
Keywords: hungarian, 0-8-ot, kolomna, estonia, polish, px48, russian, chinese, pt-4, silesian, forestry, jugoslavia, slovakian, hronec, forestry, german, kleinbahn, jerichow, romanian, chster, kleinbahn, jerichow, 0-8-0t, silesian, kolomna, 0-8-0s, estonia, forestry, jugoslavia, px48, 0-8-0s, hronec, forestry, romanian, bamboo
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
RailwaysThe Eastern Region was a great attraction to railway enthusiasts in the years after nationalisation. Locomotives designed by Sir Nigel Gresley were in charge of most of the principal expresses, backed up by other LNER designs. Large numbers of engines dating back to the pre-Grouping railways were ...
Keywords: gresley, lner, convey, sawford, sawford
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
BusesThis Third edition of the English Bus Handbook: Smaller Groups is part of a series that details the fleets of certain bus and express coach operators throughout Britain. The operators included here are more of those who provide tendered and commercial services, primarily in England. They are the ... From the series Bus Handbooks
Keywords: criteria, cater, centrebus, huddersfield, k-line, comfortdelgro, metroline, westbus, selkent, yorkshire, yorkshire, whittle, dot-2-dot, dundee, surrey, ferry, rotala, diamond, wessex, ludlows, transdev, blazefield, veolia, cymru, wellglade, trent, barton, derby, kinchbus
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
RailwaysThis unique programme includes a full review of the exciting London 2000 open weekend held at Old Oak Common during August 2000, as well as plenty of lineside action and a round up of all the current freight locomotive classes still working for EWS. The final year of the last century - with the ...
Keywords: burkhardt, turbulent, philip, mengel, helm, millennium, paul, shannon, gypsum, steel, petroleum, valencia, spain, peak, castle, clitheroe, lancashire, workington
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