The route from Euston to the North was regarded as the ‘Premier Line’, and carried considerable quantities of passengers and freight. In this programme we explore the development of the route, and chart the motive power changes.
The Programme Comprises:
Part One - The Pre War Years
Steam in the 1920s with a variety of LNWR power. The 1930s with LMS Pacifics.
Part Two - The Post War Years
Steam in the Post War years featuring the ‘Duchess’ and ‘Princess’ Pacifics, ‘Royal Scots’. ‘Jubilees’, ‘Britannias’ and Black 5s.
Part Three - Electrification
The diesel era with a look at the electrification of the Euston line in the 1960s.
Part Four - Euston to Watford
With Euston station, Camden Bank and Shed.
Willesden Station and Shed, Hatch End and Bushey Troughs. Features a wide variety of motive power.
The shed and station in steam days.
Produced by - Transport Video Publishing
Running time - 52 Minutes