Trains and Railways Remembered
TAT - let's go explore ......
filmed and edited by - Alan Snowdon and with commentary from his wife Heather
filmed and edited by - Alan Snowdon and commentary by his wife Heather
filmed by : Roy Harrison in 1989 and 1991
British Rail Class 20
Power Type : Diesel-Electric
Builder : English Electric
Build date : 1960's
Configuration : Bo-Bo
They are known by railway enthusiasts as "Choppers", a name derived from the distinctive beat that the engine produced when under load which resembles the sound of a helicopter.
Moira junction as mentioned in this video clip is just a smidge under a mile ( 1.6 km) from my home. Alas Rawdon Colliery no longer exists and neither does Drakelow Power Station, so merry-go-round coal trains like these no longer operate around Moira.
Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway (GWR, GWSR)
is a volunteer-run heritage railway which runs along the Gloucestershire/Worcestershire border in the West Midlands, England.
The GWSR has restored and reopened 12 miles (19 km) of line, operating between Cheltenham Racecourse and the site of Laverton Halt.
filmed by TNX Rail
The Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum (TVRM), is a railroad museum in Chattanooga, Tennessee.
The Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum was founded as a chapter of the National Railway Historical Society in 1960 by Paul H. Merriman and Robert M. Soule, Jr., along with a group of local railway preservationists who were concerned with saving steam locomotives and railway equipment for future historical display and use.
Model: EMD GP7
Built As: USAX 1829 (GP7)
Serial Number: 15699
Builder : General Motors Electro-Motive Division (EMD)
AAR wheel arr. B-B
Owner: Tennessee Valley
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