A look at diesel and electric power in action throughout the network in the 1960s when green livery dominated. We also feature electric power in light blue at Crewe plus the unique red livery on the Western Regions diesel hydraulics.
The programme comprises all previously unpublished footage & includes:
Transition at Newcastle. Deltics, DMUs, ‘Peaks’, Class 40s operating alongside steam traction.
Diesel Hydraulics. ‘Warships’ and ‘Westerns’ on the Western Region in the steam era at Taunton and Shrewsbury along with Hymeks;
Metrovick Co-Bos and a view of this rarely photographed class at Peak Forest.
BR Sulzer Type 2s at Chinley and York on passenger and freight.
Brush Type 2s at Sheffield alongside steam traction.
English Electric Type 3s on the North Eastern Region.
English Electric Type 4s at York Shed and station alongside East Coast Pacifics and on the East Coast main line to Darlington plus Trans-Pennine services.
Peaks at York and along the East Coast Main Line plus Tran-Pennine services in and around Chinley.
Brush Type 4s at York.
Deltics on the North Eastern Region in their early liveries at York and along the racing stretch of the East Coast Main Line.
Diesel Multiple Units with many types in action in Yorkshire and Tran Pennine routes with many in their early liveries.
Shunters with views in and around Doncaster
All Change at Crewe with electrics in their early years working alongside diesel and steam traction.
Written & researched by David Powell.
Produced by - Transport Video Publishing
Running time - 67 minutes approx
Released - May 2020