Freight Survey Dvd: Past & Present




A Survey of Freight Operations throughout the National Network in recent months.

Coal: With workings from the Open Cast Collieries in South Wales and Ayrshire along with imported coal from Avonmouth and Tyne Dock.

Trains to the power stations at Fiddlers Ferry, Drax and Cottam are featured along with a nostalgic view of coal traffic in the 1990s with Class 58s and Class 60s.

Steel: Archive from the 1990s with Class 56s & Class 66s along with a survey of duties today including the Boston Steel with Class 56s and trains from Dollands Moor, South Wales, Lackenby and Wolverhampton with COLAS and DB power.

Oil: With DB and COLAS Class 60s and 56s on tanks from Grangemouth, Robeston and Lindsey to a wide number of destinations including the Far North.

Includes archive from the 1990s.

Also the North Walsham condensate tanks are featured.

Cement: Archive film from the 1990s plus the present including trains on the Midland Main Line, Scotland and a Class 70 on the Moorswater train plus the Clitheroe to Mossend duty.

Stone: With workings from Merehead, Whatley, Peak Forest, Mountsorrel and Rylestone to a wide number of destinations.

Includes Class 59s and Class 66s plus archive from the 1990s including double headed Class 31s.

Freight Variety:  Automotive, Binliners, Plasmoor, Gypsum and Sand traffic around the network plus a look back 20 years.

Container Traffic: With archive from the 1990s along with Freightliner and Intermodal trains today.

Features Class 68s, the new Class 88s, Class 90s and Class 66s.

Departmental: Engineering and special traffic throughout the Network.

Clay: Cornish China Clay with Class 37s in the 1990s and Class 66s today on workings to Fowey Docks plus a 92 on the Dollands Moor to Irvine Tanks.

Alumina: North Blyth to Fort William.

Flask Traffic: Based on the Cumbrian Coast.

Timber: From Carlisle to Chirk.

Approx. 90 minutes.

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