(HD Blu-Ray) European Railway: Issue 70 (November - December 2016)
Run-Time 1 hour and 50 minutes approx.
GERMANY- one of the busiest freight corridors in the country lies just to the north of Würzburg along the valley of the River Main. We bring you the first of two features in this programme looking at action along the line just to the south of Karlstadt. Classes 111, 139, 145, 146, 152, 182, 185, 189, 193, 218, 482, 440, 650, 1116 and 1216 all appear.
AUSTRIA - a look at endangered class 1142 electrics at work on the line between Attnang-Puchheim and Steinach-Irdning. We cover the route between Attmünster and Obertraun. Classes 1144, 4746 and 1016 also feature on a route surrounded by superb mountain scenery.
POLAND - regional passenger services are viewed in the north of the country to the west of Gdansk and also around Czersk and Chojnice.
FRANCE - mainline traffic to the north of Culmont-Chalindrey on the route between Dijon and Nancy. Classes x4500, 66, 77, BB64600, BB75000, BB26000, BB27000, 186 and TGV are all seen in action.
SWITZERLAND - we call in to the RhB station at Filisur to view GE 4/4 III electrics at work. From December 2016 the locos lost some of their work on this line to new class 3500 ‘Allegra’ multiple units.
GERMANY - Part 2 of our study of traffic along the Main River Valley: this time we focus on the panoramic views to be had from the vineyards south of Karlstadt that overlook the line and the river beyond.