British Railways Green Diesels DVD




Diesel action, plus some early electrics from an era when green livery dominated the motive power fleet.

A look at diesel and electric power in action throughout the network in the 1960s when green livery dominated.

We also feature electric power in light blue at Crewe plus the unique red livery on the Western Regions diesel hydraulics.

The programme comprises all previously unpublished footage and includes:

Transition at Newcastle: Deltics, DMUs, ‘Peaks’, Class 40s operating alongside steam traction.

Diesel Hydraulics: ‘Warships’ and ‘Westerns’ on the Western Region in the steam era at Taunton and Shrewsbury along with Hymeks; Metrovick Co-Bos and a view of this rarely photographed class at Peak Forest.

BR Sulzer Type 2s: At Chinley and York on passenger and freight.

Brush Type 2s: At Sheffield alongside steam traction.

English Electric Type 3s: On the North Eastern Region.

English Electric Type 4s: At York Shed and station alongside East Coast Pacifics and on the East Coast main line to Darlington plus Trans-Pennine services.

Peaks: At York and along the East Coast Main Line plus Tran-Pennine services in and around Chinley.

Brush Type 4s: At York.

Deltics: On the North Eastern Region in their early liveries at York and along the racing stretch of the East Coast Main Line.

Diesel Multiple Units: With many types in action in Yorkshire and Tran Pennine routes with many in their early liveries.

Shunters: With views in and around Doncaster.

All Change at Crewe: With electrics in their early years working alongside diesel and steam traction.

Written & Researched by David Powell.

Approx. 67 minutes.

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