Diesel and Electric power from the 1960s to the early 1980s in the north and north west.
The programme comprises:
Diesel and Electric Traction in the north west during the 1960s including electrics at the north west and diesels over Shap.
The Calder Valley Line in the 1970s including 'Peaks', Class 40s, Class 25s, Class 31s, Class 37s and Class 47s.
Includes diverted passenger trains and freight traffic including wagonload workings.
The line over Copy Pit, the Oldham Loop and the Rawtenstall Branch with a range of traction on freight and passenger workings.
Class 56s on the 'Hot Oil' trains from Manchester in the early 1980s.
DMUs in the north west including the Calder Valley Units, Metro Cammel Class 101, Cravens Class 105 and Derby Class 108s.
HSTs over Copy Pit.
The Woodhead line in the two years before closure with Class 76s on freight traffic.
Produced by - Transport Video Publishing
Running time - 63 Minutes