The Power Hour 3


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Power Hour 3

The third installment of the Power Hour series features a rousing and spectacular series of main line shots. Most definitely the real thing!

FREIGHT THRASH – 37 418 shattering the early morning highland mist with the Kinbrace timber, 31 203 single-handed over the Chiltern’s on a 1,300 tonne ballast, 47 348 & 47326 erupting clag on the Longbridge Rover vans, 33 030 on the Aberdeen-Elgin ‘Enterprise’, 58 045 on a 1,500 tonne mixed ‘Enterprise’ service, 31 110 & 31 207 on the Forders ‘Binliner’, 47 780 on the Inverness-Mossend ‘Enterprise’, Hope Valley Class 20s on cement tanks, Loadhaul ‘Grids’ on the Boulby potash. ON THE GRADE – 37 886 struggling up Camberley bank with a 1,500-tonne ballast, 31 233 & 31 285 climbing the Lickey with Network Rail’s HST in tow, BR blue 56 006 screaming its way up Warsett Hill on the Boulby branch, D1015 storming Luxulyan Valley on china clay CDA’s, 40 145 tackling the Camp Hill incline, Class 60s on Appleby bank with iron ore and coal workings. CLASSIC TRACTION BACK ON THE MAIN LINE – 55 019 decimating Bridge of Orchy, 40 145 breasting Lickey summit, 50 031 & 50 049 pounding through Cheltenham, 33 202 ‘flaming’ over the Chiltern’s, D1015 Western Champion returns to Cornwall. PASSENGER & RAILTOUR ‘THRASH’ – 56 107 on the Lickey with a Virgin CrossCountry service, 47 295 clagging out of Brundall, 47 813 performing a standing start on a diverted Liverpool Street-Norwich service, 31 452 on Camberley bank, 33 103 storming Exeter Central, 31 190 & 31 602 on the ‘Royal Scotsman’. CLAG CORNER – a collection of spectacular clag shots featuring Deltic’s and Class 37s. STANDING STILL BUT SOUNDING LOUD – serious thrash from 56 081 as it undergoes ‘load bank’ testing. THE PROGRAMME CONCLUDES with an extraordinary scene on the Birch Coppice branch featuring Loadhaul-liveried 37 698.

This DVD also has the complete POWER HOUR 1 and POWER HOUR 2 programmes on it. Therefore it has a combined running time of 3 hours. Originally £24.95 but now only £19.95.

"It does excactly what is says on the tin - 'Maximum thrash and Clag'. Exceptionally well filmed...top-notch entertainment and superb value". RAIL EXPRESS


Programme Fact File

Introduction: David Maxey
First Published: 2005
Route Featured: From all over the UK
Classes Featured: 20, 31, 33, 37, 40, 47, 50, 52, 55, 56, 58, 60.
Availability: Now

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Other Locomaster Profiles Programmes featuring a similar range of motive power: Freight No More Vol 1, Freight No More Vol 2, The Traction Series, and Stay of Execution.
 

 

 

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