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DVD-R Video (also available at HALF PRICE as VHS Cassette). The charming Austrian railway network is comprised of a highly integrated system utilizing both standard and narrow gauge operations. This programme takes a comprehensive look at rail action throughout Austria including many superb winter snow scenes in the Alps, as well as visiting some of the lesser known areas in the East. Both local, express, and standard gauge freight are featured. Also shown are some of the most distinctive named trains, and the considerable amounts of narrow gauge freight which still survive against all odds in 1995 - conveyed by both transporter wagons and narrow gauge wagons. Situated at the heart of Europe Austria also operates - and sees - many International through services giving additional interest to a country already packed with railway appeal. Topics include:-- - Wien (Vienna), Kledering yard, Sud & West stations, docks & mainline. - Narrow gauge steam from Gmünd - Winter main line traffic from Zell am See to Wörgl. - The steam rack railway from Schneeberg. - Drive on drive off passenger motor traffic by rail from Böckstein through the Alps to Mallnitz-Obervellach - The rolling road freight and passenger operations over the scenic Brenner pass. - Narrow gauge freight from Jenbach to Fugen on the scenic Zillertaler bahn. - Passenger cross border services to the Czech Republic, and freight to Hungary. - Narrow gauge operations on the scenic electrified network from St Polten to Mariazell, plus more action on the scenic freight only branch to Gresten. - The superb but threatered Ybbstalbahn system including both passenger and freight from Waidhofen to Lunz am See and the connecting preserved steam service on to Kienberg-Gaming. - Freight and passenger action on the line from Zell am See to Krimml. - Iron ore traffic at Eisenerz. - Innsbruck station and cab ride along the mainline to Switzerland, plus a glimpse of some main line steam. - A close look at some of the more elderly loco survivors including the last working 1040, & 1245 classes - Loco Classes:- Electric 1010, 1040, 1041, 1042, 1043, 1044, 1063, 1245. Diesel 2043, 2048, 2067. Narrow Gauge 1099, 2095. + Steam 099, 399, 999. Hungarian V43, M44, Czech 754, Italian 552. German 103, 110, 111.
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