(Standard DVD) European Railway: Special Edition 2007
The video programme for all those interested in continental railways. This programme looks at a variety of railways across europe and closely follows the format of popular magazine series.
Run-time approx 85 mins.
France: Chambéry - a look at activity seen in a 3-hour stopover at this alpine location in July 2007. Footage includes endangered BB25150 electrics on local stopping services, class 67300 diesels on passenger & electric classes 7200, 22200, 36000 on freight;
Slovakia; mainline action in the north of the country around Ru?omberok - classes 131, 163 & 350 dominate on a mixture of passenger and freight turns on one of the busiest routes in the country;
Switzerland: Wintry scenes on the RhB around St.Moritz, Samedan and Preda, featuring passenger and freight services in a variety of snowy backgrounds - filmed in March 2007;
Belgium: lineside action on the route out of Montzen to Aachen with class 55 and DB class 225 working freight on this soon to be electrified mainline rail route between Belgium and Germany;
Germany: Night activity at Eichenberg ? a freight hotspot east of Kassel with classes 141, 151, 152, 185, EU64 & 425 in action;
Czech Republic: diesel activity on the branch line east of Olomouc. Diesel multiple units are seen at work on early morning commuter services as well as a class 749 diesel on freight;
Switzerland: snow on the Gottard - scenes from the busy main line through Göschenen with Re 4/4, Re 6/6, Ae 6/6, class 185 & class 460 amongst others. Filmed in March 2007.