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37418 Cab Ride 4 - Hither Green to Derby

Code: TC154

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Hither Green to Derby via Nunhead, Kensington Olympia, Upper Holloway, ECML and Melton Mowbray

One of the traction highlights of recent months has been 37418 on hire to Loram, in the LRLO pool and working off Derby RTC. Painted in the large logo livery and named "An Comunn Gaidhealach" the loco looks as it was in 1986, newly converted as a 37/4 and based at Inverness. In addition to railtours, regular trips to Toton and Doncaster and working with 'Caroline', on 12th/13th May 2023, the 37 worked a massive out and back journey from Derby, running a whopping 600+ miles and reaching the Eastern and Southern regions! It may well be the Class 37 working of the year and the whole journey - every single mile and chain - was filmed from the cab and with the full of assistance from Loram, it is available from Videoscene on DVD, Blu-ray and download - split into four full length cab rides.

No.4: Now hauling a track machine as a class 6 train (60 mph), the final journey is back via Nunhead and Kensington Olympia to Gospel Oak, on the GOBLIN line to Upper Holloway and the curve to the ECML. It's ECML all the way north, Stevenage, Hitchin, Sandy and Peterborough then Helpston Junction and the signal boxes and traditional signals on the line to Melton Mowbray, the lesser-used Syston East to North Junctions and then the MML north to Loughborough, Trent South Junction and Derby, finally propelling into the RTC.

The full route is shown on all cab rides and a thrash cam in the back cab records the 37 and ambient sounds. WARNING - it gets noisy! 

On 13th May, only a few passenger trains were running due to industrial action so we don't pass much. This, at times, was a bonus as we were routed on fast lines, with constant green signals, running at maximum speed.

Please note: A lot of our cab rides originate from Derby so the three principle routes from this location have featured heavily over the years and they are repeated here again. Also, much of the routes in Anglia have been filmed more recently and are here again. You may already own these cab rides. As this was such a high profile working, rather than edit-out the routes already available, the option was taken to leave everything in, the whole lot, and split it accordingly. A 37 on load 10 anytime, and on the Southern, is not an everyday occurrence - and it really needs to be recorded!

*Click here for a SPECIAL OFFER  (Code: TC155):  Get all four cab rides on DVD for £55.00 (TC151, TC152, TC153 and TC154) or all four on Blu-ray for £65.00. (TC151-b, TC152-b, TC153-b and TC154-b).

Produced by - Train Crazy
Duration - 255 minutes (2 discs)
Format - 16:9 widescreen
DVD and Blu-ray
Released - November 2023

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