Train Cab Rides – Cardiff to Birmingham

2 hours 10 minutes

This journey has been possible since the beginning of the Winter 1987/88 timetables, as with the introduction of the 23 metre long “Super Sprinters”, a new service from Cardiff to Birmingham via Worcester and Kidderminster was introduced. It was recorded on the 13:15 via Kidderminster from the cab of Leyland-built Class 155 No. 155303.

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Videos In This Series

4 videos, total 6 hours 28 minutes
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From the London King’s Cross to York and Edinburgh route to the Paddington to Bristol and Swansea lines, these filmed cab rides are an important historical record of rail routes in Britain.

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Videos In This Series

Train Cab Rides – York to Edinburgh, Part 1

1 hours 14 minutes
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This film was recorded on 30th October 1987 on an HST forming the 08:00 “Tallisman” service from King’s Cros
1 hours 14 minutes

Train Cab Rides – York to Edinburgh, Part 2

1 hours 23 minutes
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This film was recorded on 30th October 1987 on an HST forming the 08:00 “Tallisman” service from King’s Cros
1 hours 23 minutes

Train Cab Rides – Cardiff to Birmingham

2 hours 10 minutes
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This journey has been possible since the beginning of the Winter 1987/88 timetables, as with the introduction of t
2 hours 10 minutes

Train Cab Rides – Penrith to Glasgow

1 hours 40 minutes
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This film was recorded aboard 86250 on Wednesday 9th November 1988 at the head of the 09:13 train from Birmingham
1 hours 40 minutes

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