Box to Box Dvd, Part 4




Midland Region from London to the North West.

The age of mechanical signalling on the National Network is drawing to a close.

In this series we document the last areas of semaphore signalling and signal boxes against a backdrop of passenger and freight workings.

In Volume 4 we look at the former London Midland Region from London to the North West and North Wales including the West Coast Main Line.

The programme comprises:

Wrexham and the route to Chester.

The North Wales Coast to Holyhead including the branches to Llandudno & Blaneau.

Helsby and the lines on Merseyside.

LNWR Signal Boxes.

West London from Dudding Hill to Acton Canal Wharf.

Greenford East.

Melton Mowbray & Oakham including a Midland signal at Ketton.

Lowdham to Newark.

The freight line through Coalville.

The East Midlands Regional Operating Centre.

Derby to Stoke on Trent via Uttoxeter.

The West Coast Main Line from Stafford to Crewe & Stoke on Trent.

Victorian signal boxes in and around Stockport.

The line through Cheshire to Northwich.

Buxton and the line to Stockport.

Peak Forest.

The Hope Valley route through New Mills and Edale.

The Manchester suburbs.

North East Manchester from Ashton Moss to Diggle.

Plus Manchester signal boxes and semaphores in the 1990s.

Approx. 112 minutes.

This dvd is being sold on behalf of and with full permission of the copyright owner – Transport Video Publishing (TVP).