Filmed on location in North Wales and Borders from 1983 to 2003
Section 1: Stafford – Crewe - Mostyn
We join the Birmingham New St - Holyhead service at Stafford and then race the Euston - Holyhead service to Crewe. While at Crewe many Class 47 movements are witnessed before our departure. After Chester we see a service pass Mostyn box.
Section 2: Mostyn – Conwy Valley
At Mostyn 40122 fails on the White Rose Railtour. 47323 to the rescue and we are propelled to Prestatyn where the assisting loco is then run to the head of the train. At Llandudno Junction both locos depart the train and, later than advertised, head towards Blaenau Ffestiniog behind 47350.
Section 3: Llandudno Junction - Holyhead
Returning to Llandudno Junction we then continue our journey passing Conwy and Penmaenmawr. At Llanfairpwll and Rhosneigr more down trains are seen before our arrival at Holyhead.
Section 4: Holyhead - Penmaenmawr
After a number of movements at Holyhead we start our return journey. Valley, Rhosneigr, Llanfairpwll and Gaerwen are visited before a couple of services at Bangor. At Penmaenmawr we see a Euston service pass after a steam special.
Section 5: Llandudno – Manchester Piccadilly
At Llandudno a Euston service awaits departure and is then seen at the Junction. 47s are seen at Colwyn Bay, Abergele, Rhyl, Talacre, Mostyn and Chester. A test-train passes Warrington Bank Quay and finally at Piccadilly the Bangor service ECS departs.
Produced by - Anbrico Felixjaz
Running time - 67 Minutes