Eurotrack DVD, Issue 9: Summer 2000




Archive Scenes from the Railways of Europe.

Discovering Denmark, Part 2: Profiling mainline activity to the north and west of Copenhagen incl. Helsingor, once an important rail port for through trains to Sweden and one of the busiest locations in Denmark, The location of Hoje Taastrup west of the capital city, plus passenger and freight. A preserved class MX Nohab diesel is also featured.

Austrian Hotspot – Worgl: Filmed during May 2000 and situated in the west of the country amidst spectacular mountain scenery, Worgl lies on the important rail artery linking Germany with Italy via Innsbruck. Express and local passenger traffic plus freight are featured.

Harbouring Hamburg: There are over ten times as many private sidings here for wagonload and container traffic as in the whole of the UK. With 420km of running lines in the port, it is gigantic. We feature the port yards with diesel and electric power, plus the substantial Hamburg Maschen marshalling yard, capable of handling 11,000 wagons per day.

Switzerland – Observations at Olten: South of Basel, this major station lies on a number of routes linking Zurich with cities to the south and west of the country. Footage features Class 450-hauled expresses, electric multiple units and semi-fast passenger services.

Class 37s in France, Part 1: July 1999 the first British Class 37s arrive in France working on construction trains for a new TGV line in the south of France. The first of a two-part series sees works trains featuring SNCF diesels, exDutch class BB62400s and English Electric Class 37s

Belgian Profile – Charleroi: Featuring the railway operations at the city’s main station. A variety of locomotive and EMU classes are seen operating on a variety of both passenger and freight workings.

Checking out the Czechs: Looking at operations in Vsetaty just east of Prague which sees around 25 passenger and freight trains every hour. Class 122, 163 and 753 are just two of the types seen.

Tail Lamp: Italian freight train action south of Novara with a Class 633 electric on a car train.

Approx. 60 minutes.

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