In this programme we visit northern Italy to look at rural and mainline action in the north-west of the country; a visit to Germany in 2009 to look back at operations on the Baltic Sea coast around Puttgarden; Switzerland - a visit to the mainline between Luzern and Olten to the south of Sursee in 2016; Belgium - the mainline to the west of Liege is featured; Germany - traction variety on the route north of Neuss towards Krefeld in June and October 2016; France - tail-lamp - diesels at Caffiers in October 2016.
ITALY - passenger and freight action from the north-west of the country around Novara. Diesel-operated rural lines feature with excellent views of the rice-fields and distant Alp Mountains. D445, D520, Aln 501, 663, 668, classes 186, 1216, 189, 474, 483, 633, 664 and 656 all feature.
GERMANY - a look back to 2009 and operations around Puttgarden and Lübeck with scenes showing trains running on and off the ferries, plus the Fermarnsund road and rail bridge. Also traction around the station and yard areas at Lübeck with 112, 363, 295, 628, 648, 218, 189, 145, 152, 185 & class 189.
SWITZERLAND - we study the main line between Luzern and Olten around the towns of Rothenburg and Sursee in June 2016. Class 232, 420, 620, 503, 523 and 460 are just some of those that feature on a mixture of passenger and freight train workings.
BELGIUM - we call in at Flamalle-Haute station on the route between Liège and Namur. A wide variety of power is seen including Am08, Am74, Am80, Am83, Am96, Class 21, 27, 28, 186, 77 & Vossloh G2000.
GERMANY - filmed in June and October 2016 we study traffic on the line between Neuss and Krefeld not far from Düsseldorf. Classes 648, 442, 145, 152, 185, 186, 189, 225, 1272, 119, 285, 294, class 66, BB37000, 275, 482 and 295 all feature on mainly freight services.
FRANCE - tail-lamp - diesel action at Caffiers with Classes 60 & 66.
Produced by - Lineside Video Productions
Running time - 108 Minutes approx
Format - 4:3
DVD and Blu-ray
Released - November 2016