Diesel Masterclass DVD




The Driving & Operation of Class 50 & ‘Hymek’ Diesels.

A long lost programme from the TVP Archives.

Presenter David Powell undergoes a training course in the driver’s seat of a Hymek and a Class 50 diesel on the West Somerset Railway.

An introduction and preparation of each loco is shown before David takes to the driver’s seat and is shown how to drive the loco.

The controls and cab layouts are shown following which the loco is driven along the line from Minehead.

The Programme includes:

  • Briefing and Mechanics.
  • Day One – An Introduction to Hymek D7017.
  • Controls and on the Road.
  • Hymeks D7017 and D7018 in Action.
  • Day Two – An introduction to 50 149.
  • Controls and on the Road.
  • 50 149 in Action.
  • Filmed in 1994.

Approx. 60 minutes.

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