Colas Rail Freight Dvd




2007-2017 – The First Ten Years.

A look at the locomotives and trains operated by Colas including cab ride highlights.

2017 marks the tenth anniversary of Colas Rail Freight.

From a company that started with no locos and just a few log trains to haul, today they are at the top of their game, working country-wide with a fleet of over fifty locos, spanning seven classes and hauling a variety of trains.

This compilation DVD looks at the first ten years starting with:

Virgin Trains Class 57/3s hauling the Carlisle-Chirk log trains, DRS Class 57s, then 56s, 66s and latterly 60s.

Class 47 and 56 steel trains to Boston.

Class 60 oil trains.

Class 70 engineers trains and cement.

Class 56 RHTT and the ever popular Class 37s and 67s on IM trains.

Cab ride highlights include:

On board the Teigngrace-Chirk log train passing Dawlish.

On the Carlisle-Chirk logs over Ribblehead Viaduct.

On the Preston-Lindsey oil train up the gradient from Preston Docks.

Presented in a year-by-year format, enjoy ten years of the orange and black Colas locos at work.

Bonus Footage: Passenger trains hauled by Colas locos.

Produced by Train Crazy

Approx. 105 minutes.

This dvd is being sold on behalf of and with full permission of the distributor – Videoscene.