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RAILWAY MEMORIES NO. 26 - THE TRIALS AND THE TRIUMPH WHICH START WITH 'H'
RailwaysIt is now 50 years since this appalling accident, when on 8th October, 1952, 112 people were killed and 167 passengers were taken to hospital for treatment making it the 2nd most serious railway accident in the United Kingdom. It came about when the overnight sleeping car train from Perth to London ... From the series Series X
Keywords: harrow, wealdstone, accident, accident, overnight, perth, euston, patchy, overran, euston, harrow, wealdstone, sooner, euston, liverpool, manchester, wreckage, harro, wealdston, accident, police, enquiry, wreckage, ministry, inspector, breakdown, inquiry, harrow, wealdstone
Buses, Road VehiclesThe latest two titles in the Super Prestige Series will be available in March, covering two major operators in the West Yorkshire area. Written by Keith Healey and David Allan respectively they have been long awaited and will appeal to transport enthusiasts and local historians alike. From the series Super Prestige
Keywords: hebble, yorkshire, healey, yorkshire
RailwaysIn the early 1960s, Britain's rail network was contracting rapidly and, ironically, just as the decline was forcing closures, a cost-cutting type of motive power was entering service - the Diesel Multiple Unit. Yorkshire-based amateur cameraman, Frank Dean, ensured that a record of threatened lines ...
Keywords: heritage, yorkshire, amateur, dean, dean, 20-mile, york, knaresborough, starbeck, malton, whitby, rillington, malton, yorkshire, heritage, whitby, contributor, whitby, middlesbrough, battersby, metrocammell, birmingham, mid-1960s
RailwaysOpened in 1908, Tyseley shed was located to the south of Birmingham close to the junction between the main line south towards Oxford and the North Warwickshire line to Stratford-on-Avon. One of the most important duties for Tyseley-based locomotives was the provision of motive power for suburban ... From the series Heyday of …
Keywords: tyseley, tyseley, birmingham, oxford, warwickshire, stratford-on-avon, suburban, birmingham, moor, tyseley, tyseley, whitehouse, hogarth
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
RailwaysTthe story of an unusual railway, as it was the only London & North Western Railway branch in an area where Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway branches proliferated. The branch opened for passengers in 1867, just 20 years after the railway first reached Huddersfield. The passenger service was ... From the series Locomotion Papers
Keywords: huddersfield, kirkburton, tthe, lancashire, yorkshire, huddersfield, deighton, kirkheaton, fenay, lepton, barnsley, yorkshire, coalfield, dalton, deighton, organics, convey, spite, fisher, huddersfield, yorkshire
Buses, Road VehiclesFrom 1933-1968, Huddersfield was served by sleek & silent six wheeled red & cream double decker trolleybuses. This programme, using a wealth of archive footage, tells the story.
Keywords: huddersfield, huddersfield, yorkshire
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