Train Cab Rides
Train Cab Rides – York to Edinburgh, Part 2
This film was recorded on 30th October 1987 on an HST forming the 08:00 “Tallisman” service from King’s Cross to Edinburgh. We join the train at York for the northern part of the run over the East Coast Main Line. Accompanied by Inspector Cedric Lockwood, our drivers were Hugh Noble, Jim Allen, George Halbert and Robert Quinn.
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Train Cab Rides – Cardiff to Birmingham
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 ca...
Train Cab Rides – Penrith to Glasgow
This film was recorded aboard 86250 on Wednesday 9th November 1988 at the head of the 09:13 train from Birmingham New Street to Glasgow Central. Our crew: Driver Albert Fletcher (Preston) and Traction Inspectors Cyril Rist (Bescot) from Preston to Carlisle and James McClelland (Carlisle) from Car...
Train Cab Rides – Skipton to Carlisle
This film was recorded from the cab of 47444 on the 10.45 from Leeds to Carlisle on 31st January 1990 over the famous Settle & Carlisle Railway, on the section over the “Long Drag”, up through Settle, over Ribblehead and Ais Gill, down through Kirkby Stephen and Appleby, along the Eden Valley to ...