Freight Locations Dvd




Locations, Workings & Motive Power – Plus Archive from the 1990s.

An exploration of the freight scene today and a look back to the 1990s when first generation traction and the Class 60s dominated haulage.

Comprises of a number of freight locations around the network, with a look at the typical workings past and present.

The programme includes:

A round up of the freight scene in 2016: With a brief look at the major traffic flows.

Ely to March: Freight traffic at Ely Station and North Junction and on the line through Manea to March with a wide variety of workings and haulage. In addition we look back to the early 1990s when first generation dominated including Class 20s and 47s.

Wellingborough on the Midland Main Line: Freight is featured in recent months on the climb to Sharnbrook and Wellingborough Station and its north approach. In addition we look back to the 1990s, and the last loco hauled workings. Class 60s are shown in their early years along with Class 58s.

Tonbridge and its Yard: Freight to and from the busy yard is featured in 1991 compared with 2016. Class 20s, 33s, 47s, 56, 60, 73 and a 09 shunter are shown in action on a wide variety of duties past and present.

Veterans: Some of the oldest motive power on the network including a Class 08 shunter and Class 56s.

Banbury Past & Present: The 1990s are compared with recent months with Class 68s and Class 47s on contrasting traffic. A record of workings before and after the re-signalling of the station in 2016.

The Midlands featuring Topton and the surrounding lines: Topton in the 1990s and 2016 and the network on lines to Leicester and Burton on Trent.

Rugby Past & Present: The station in the 1990s when it retained its overall rooves with Class 37s, 31s, 60s, 85s and 86s on a wide variety of workings. Plus the station in 2016 with a wide variety of action from a number of operators and traffic flows in and around the station.

Approx. 90 minutes.

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