North Wales Class 37/0s: The second part of a look at when no-heat locos deputised for the 37/4s. Footage here from 1999 shows 37058, 37077, 37178, 37203, 37216, 37250, 37298, 37377 and 37698 all working scheduled passenger trains!
Best day in Cumbria ever: Wednesday 11th May 2016 was probably just another day for most people but in Cumbria, (almost) every train was hauled by a Class 37! With 37401 and 37409 on passenger duties, a quadruple-header in the shape of 37716+37606+37069+37607 appeared on 6C53 from Crewe, 37716 tnt 37606 went onto work the 6C51 flasks to Heysham, 6C52 back and 37607+37069 worked 6K73 to Crewe. 37604 also appeared! All trains feature here.
South Wales: With two out and back diagrams operating on the Rhymney line on weekdays, 37s are well and truly back in the valleys! 37025, 37418 and 37421 hauling blue and grey stock are featured at various locations.
Scotland: Footage of 37409+37419 with the Autumn Highlander from September 2019 running to Kyle on the Saturday and Wick and Thurso on the Sunday.
Announcing a brand new DVD series - Class 37 Hauled!
Now into their 50th year and beyond, the English Electric Type 3 Class 37 locomotives are without a doubt one of the most popular diesels of all time.
Still active on the mainline and in preservation, these locos have seen a lot: From the early years in BR Green and Blue, from mixed goods to coal and steel, passenger workings in Anglia, latterly Scotland, the 37/4s, Sectorisation, the 37/5s, 37/7s, 37/9s, Club Trains, the Regional Railways years, North Wales, the Cardiff Valleys, Privatisation, DRS flask trains, Railtours, the EWS years and now Colas IM trains, Europhoenix and passenger trains in Cumbria! What an amazing career!
This brand new DVD series aims to chart the life and times of the Class 37. With three DVDs per year these will build into an ultimate collection.Drawing from a huge archive of footage and with a running time of at least 90 minutes per title, these professionally produced DVDs will include everything from BR Green locos with brake tenders right through to 37/4s on the Cumbrian Coast today!
There will be three DVDs per year: February, August and November. Each DVD will cost £14.95 or you can subscribe for the year for just £39.00 - saving almost £6.00 and this includes postage charges.
To subscribe to this series click here.
Produced by - Train Crazy
Running time - 90 minutes
Format - 4:3 and 16:9 widescreen
Released - November 2019