A detailed and authoritative exploration of the Woodhead route, starting in the 1950s, and ending with the last trains to use the line.
Sheffield Victoria, Penistone and the line around Woodhead is shown in detail, plus the steep climb from Wath and the Manchester suburban services to Hadfield.
We see the EM1s and EM2s hard at work on the Manchester to Victoria Main Line.
Passenger and freight traffic during the 1960s featuring both electric and diesel traction.
The last years of electric operations over the route from Wath and Sheffield to Guide Bridge and Manchester.
In addition we include 'before and after' scenes to complete a portrait of a unique railway.
Produced by - Transport Video Publishing
Running time - 65 Minutes