|VHS Cassette (also available as DVD-R Video). When British Rail finally abandoned wagon load traffic, and appeared to put every obstacle in the path of any company who actually wanted to continue using their rail freight services, it seemed inconceivable that any form of rail freight renaissance could ever take place - and yet that is exactly what has happened! The first years under English Welsh and Scottish Railways ownership has already seen the biggest investment programme ever to benetit the UK rail freight scene, with huge orders for rolling stock and locos being placed, and well planned new wagon load services already being extended. Each splendidly photographed regional volume features superb line side action from across the entire current rail freight spectrum including freight only branch lines, Enterprise and bulk flow services. There's also the unique opporfunily to go 'behind the scenes' and visit customers' premises to see wagons being unloaded and shunted. Supported by an informative and interesting script from the acknowledged rail freight expert Paul Shannon, Rail Freight Focus is the complete and definitive guide to all rail freight operations today! The North Western corner of England featured in this pro-gramme is home to some of the most scenic railway lines in the UK. With the rail freight scene changing so rapidly as traffics expand and the EWS fleet is quickly updated this is an essential guide to all the most interesting rail freight move-ments in the North West.|
- The Settle 8. Carlisle line. coal and gypsum traffic on the move. plus a visit to the gypsum works at Kirby Thore.
- Castle Cement at Clitheroe - although cement is not currently sent out by rail - there`s a regular flow of coal into the plant.
- WCML traffics including Hardendale lime, coal, intermodal. Freightiiner &. Enterprise flows.
- The Peak Forest area - lots to see here with plenty of aggregate traffics on the move.
- The Warrington area - Enterprise trips to Dee Marsh, Dowlow and Middlewich, also coal to Fiddlers Ferry.
- O`Conners Container Terminal - a new freight customer.
- Manchester - waste traffic from Bredbury & Northenden. and cement to Northenden
- Heysham branch nuclear traffic - irradiated fuel from Heysham power station. and acid from Sandhach. Operated by DRS this is one of the few traffics not to be handled by EWS!
- Enterprise services to Workington Docks - another new regular EWS flow.
- Locos classes featured:- 08. 20, 37, 56, 60. 66. 86, 90. 8. 92
Area: UK North West England
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