Video Track Issue 173: August/September 2016 (105-mins)
NEWS AND EVENTS
Extended News from around the Network.
UK Railtours Pines Express - Europhoenix 37 884 on stock move - 67 drag on E.C.M.L - Stock moves with Class 387s - Class 158 on Swanage tests - Nene Valley Convoys with Class 31 and Prototype HST and Class 56s - South Wales Freight and Class 70 to West Wales - Specials inc the Gloucester Old Spot, The Cotswold Adventurer, Cathedrals Express, D1015 Western Campaigner on Maybach Yorky, 87 002 on FOOTEX to Newcastle, Northern Belle and Spring West Highlander with DRS 37s, Laira stock moves, Stock moves to Wolverton, Unit moves with 47 and 66 power, Class 73 to SVR, 37254 in Inter City livery, first Freightliner 70 on Cotswold line, COLAS 47s on freight from Eastleigh, Class 68s on engineering duties and Northern Belle, Wellingborough development, Class 60s on Steel, Class 37s on test train on Cambrian, New Norton Bridge flyover, Didcot Diesel Gala, Bluebell Spring Diesel Gala with 20s, 73, 09 and 66 power plus special with COLAS 47, KESR Ford diesel in action, Hastings unit to Bluebell Railway and Uckfield branch, Nene Valley Gala with Prototype HST and other visiting and resident power, Boston Steel with 50050 and 50 007, PLUS MUCH MORE.
Before the Wires - Gospel Oak to Barking A detailed look at the history and workings on the route through North London via Holloway Road and South Tottenham with a variety of freight plus passenger workings. In addition we look at the route some 16 years ago when first generation DMUs worked on a line yet to be modernised plus a Class 47 on a special working. A record of a line about to be tranformed with the coming of electrification.
Swanage Diesel Gala with 50035 Ark Royal, 50 049 Defiance, 31 163, D182, 33 111, 31 201, 20 142, 20 205, D832 Onslaught, D213 Adrianas first passenger duty in preservation.
Location Profile - Hoo Junction The busy freight centre in North Kent with a wide variety of workings plus the yards 08 shunter 08 888 at work.Traffic is shown at Hoo plus the approach lines including the line to Cliffe. In addition we look back at Hoo Junction in the days of first generation traction with Class 73, 47s and 4 EPBs on passenger workings.
Western Progress with an update on the electrification of the main line from Paddington to South Wales. Includes scenes at Didcot and near Cardiff. with a variety of passenger and freight workings.
HST Anniversary 40 years since the HSTs took to the rails with a round up of the workings with a number of operators around the Network. Also the HST gala at Bristol Barton Hill with the new InterCity liveries 43 002 and other celebrity examples. Finally the HST convoy moving from Bristol to Washwood Heath.
Parting Shot 55009 Alycidon on a York to Edinburgh special on the East Main Line.
CLASS 50s on the BOSTON STEEL - MAIN LINE DELTIC and WESTERN - HST CONVOYS and 41 001- SWANAGE GALA - THE LAST 66 - NEW LIVERIES - SPECIAL TRAINS - ARCHIVE FILM.
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