DONCASTERIn June 2000, the Railway Diary team visited Doncaster to record railway activity in and around the station complex. It was a memorable day of filming, starting at 06:59 as 47744 arrived to stable up for ‘Thunderbird’ duties and did not finish until late in the evening.
NUNEATONIn August 2002, the Railway Diary team visited Nuneaton. Action commenced at 06:59, as 90017 powered through with the Euston sleeper, and continued throughout the day and early evening.
BIRMINGHAMThe area around Birmingham sees a large variety of railway activity passing through a number of different lines and locations. The Railway Diary team visited the region in June 2001 starting at Tame Bridge at 07:25 as 60043 was noted on the Wolverhampton to Scunthorpe steel. Action continued through to the evening as 67010 left New Street with the Low Fell to Plymouth mail.
In addition to the non-stop procession of freight, passenger and parcels workings, the locomotive identities, passing times and working details are included as ‘on screen’ captions. A brief commentary is also added to further enhance your enjoyment of the proceedings!