(Standard DVD) Country Collection - Spain and Portugal: Volume 1
In this programme we look at Spain - Miranda de Ebro; Medina del Campo; steelworks lines around Gijon and Portugal we visit: Ermesinde and look at the Class 1800 diesels amongst others.
This edition contains country sections from the European Railway magazine series from Spring 2002 to Autumn 2007.
Portugal – class 1800 diesel activity – look at the last workings of this Portuguese ‘class 50’;
Portugal – class 1800s on railtour workings in Spain and at Coimbra;
Spain – a visit to the lines around Gijon, including the Steelworks lines that generate so much noise from the hard-working locomotives that the residents want the network closed!!!
Spain – junction profile: Miranda de Ebro with mainline diesels and electrics - just about most classes are witnessed.
Spain – Lineside Interlude: scenic splendour on the mainline south of Miranda on the route to Madrid;
Portugal – a look back to diesel action in 2001, with 1500, 1550, 1800, and 1400 amongst others;
Spain: A visit to the busy junction town of Medina Del Campo, north of Madrid. Classes include: 251, 269, 333, 470 & 596 on a variety of passenger and freight workings on this busy route;
Portugal – a visit is made to the junction town of Ermesinde, just to the north of Porto. This mainline location features, suburban passenger, freight, rural and inter-city workings. Filmed in July 2007, class 1400 & 1960 diesels are seen at work as well as 1970s-built diesel multiple units, Class 5600 electrics & Class 3400 multiple units as well as a modern ‘Pendolino’ tilting high-speed train. A fascinating location for the railway enthusiast.