This 4 DVD Set includes:
This is New Pudsey, Stanningley & Bramley (1975-2011) (AV919)
Filmed on location at New Pudsey station, Stanningley station and Bramley station from 1975 to 2011.
The first section features cine film taken in 1975 with sound added at a later date.
We travel on the final Kings Cross to Bradford service which calls at New Pudsey.
This is Leeds (Part 3) (1990 - 2011) (AV933)
Leeds was visited on 34 occasions between 1990 and 2011.
The 1990/91 timetable sees the Carlisle services featuring classes: 20, 37, 47 & 56, although 37s appeared again for 2003/4. In 1990 Duchess of Hamilton appears on a special, initially hauled by class 47. Classes 141, 142, 144, 150, 155, 156 & 158 are seen in everyday use until 1995 when classes 308 & 321 start to appear. From 2000 the new station starts to take shape and later class 333s begin to replace ageing 308s. In 2004 we see a Eurostar in GNER livery on the short-lived White Rose service. In 2006 the class 185 starts to replace 158s on Transpennine services. In 2010 freight services are seen passing through. On 22nd March 2011 158797 is name Jane Tomlinson. We finish with HSTs in various liveries.
This is Shipley, Saltaire & Shipley Glen (1988 - 2012) (AV934_
Shipley was visited on 16 occasions between 1988 and 2012.
On Monday 3rd October 1988 the Mayor welcomes the first HST service from Bradford Forster Square to London Kings Cross. Local services are operated by classes: 101, 142, 144 & 156 and, after electrification, by 308 & 333. In 1989/90 Leeds to Carlisle services featured a loco-hauled variety of classes: 20, 37, 47 & 56. A couple of steam specials pass with Taw Valley & Blue Peter and more recently class 66s pass on freight. Saltaire was visited on 4 occasions with classes: 144, 156, 158, 308 & 333 on passenger services and 66s on freight. Shipley Glen is a short walk from Saltaire. The 20” gauge tramway is rope worked with a 1 in 7 gradient. It was first opened in 1895.
This is Bradford Forster Square (1988 - 2012) (AV935)
Forster Square was visited on 12 occasions between 1988 and 2012. First we see Class 142s and 144s on local services at the old Forster Square station. On Monday 3rd October 1988 the first regular London HST service departs Forster Square after previously using Interchange. Saturday 9th June 1990 was the final day of operation at the old station and we depart on a London service using single line working. That evening an engineers’ train arrives to cut the rail link to the old station. Monday 11th June 1990 the first London service departs from the newly connected Forster Square. Other services include classes: 142, 144 and 47s hauling 91s before electrification and then 308s and 333s afterwards. Frizinghall was visited on 3 occasions with classes: 142, 144, 308 and 333.
Produced by - Anbrico Felixjaz
Running time - 270 minutes (4 disc set)