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Era of Blue Dvd




Diesel and electric power from the Corporate Blue Era.

Archive film from a period when Corporate Blue dominated the traction scene.

Diesel & electric power from the 1960s to the early 1980s in the North and North West.


Diesel and Electric Traction in the north west during the 1960s including electrics at Crewe and diesels over Shap.

The Calder Valley Line in the 1970s including ‘Peaks’, Class 40s, Class 25s, Class 31s, Class 37s and Class 47s.

Includes diverted passenger trains and freight traffic including wagonload workings.

The line over Copy Pit, the Oldham Loop and the Rawtenstall Branch with a range of traction on freight and passenger workings.

Class 56s on the ‘Hot Oil’ trains from Manchester in the early 1980s.

Diesel Multiple Units (DMUs) in the North West including the Calder Valley Units, Metro Cammel Class 101, Cravens Class 105 and Derby Class 108s.

HSTs over Copy Pit.

The Woodhead line in the two years before closure with the Class 76s on freight traffic.

Approx. 63 minutes.

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