Drivers Eye Train Cab Rides

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Cornish Branches

Travel around the Cornish Branches as seen from the drivers eye

Featuring the routes -

Looe to Liskeard

Lostwithiel to Fowey

Par to Newquay

Falmouth to Truro

St Erth to St Ives

Intercity Norwich

Norwich to London a drivers eye view

Filmed from the driving cab of a class 86 electric loco, hauling a rake of predominantly MK2 coaches still in BR Intercity colours.

In 1997 Intercity Anglia was the last of the former sectors to retain the distinctive livery in privatisation.

With a top speed of 100 mph, the hourly service trains normally covered the 115 miles between the capitol of East Anglia and Londons Liverpool Street Station in well under 2 hours giving us the opportunity of seeing this interesting route almost in entirety.

Ipswich To Cambridge: A Drivers Eye View

Take a trip from Ipswich to Cambridge seen from the Drivers View.

Running Time: 75 minutes

Ipswich to Felixstowe: A Drivers Eye View

All aboard as we take a train ride to Felixstowe as seen from the cab of a class 156 diesel multiple unit.

Stopping at Westerfield, Derby Road, Trimley before arriving at Felixstowe

Ipswich to Lowestoft: A Drivers Eye View

All aboard as we take a train ride to Lowestoft as seen from the drivers cab of a class 170 diels multiple unit.

Stoping at Westerfield, Woodbridge, Melton, Wickham Market, Saxmundham, Darsham, Halesworth, Barmpton, Beccles, Oulton Broad South before arriving at Lowestoft.

Ipswich To Peterborough: A Drivers Eye View

Take a trip from Ipswich to Peterborough as seen from the Drivers view,

Running Time: 95 minutes

Liverpool Lime Street To Blackpool North: A Drivers Eye View

All aboard as we take a train ride on a class 156 2 car unit belonging to Northern Rail from Liverpool Lime Street To Blackpool North  as seen from the drivers cab view

We depart Liverpool Lime Street and call at Huyton, St Helens Central, Wigan North Western, Euxton & Balshaw Lane, Leyland, Preston Kirkham & Wesham before arriving at Blackpool North .

Running Time: 85 minutes

Liverpool Street To Kings Lynn: A Drivers Eye View

Filmed in 1989 from the driving cab of a class 47 diesel locomotive belonging to British Railways with a top speed of 75mph

London Euston To Liverpool Lime Street: A Drivers Eye View

London Euston To Liverpool Lime Street

2 Disc Edition

All aboard as we take a trip on a British Rail class 86 locomotive as seen from the drivers eye filmed in 1985

Disc One

We depart London Euston calling at Watford Junction, Milton Keynes Central, passing through Rugby, Nuneaton before arriving at Tamworth.

Disc Two

Depart Tamworth passing through Lichfield, Stafford, Crewe stopping at Runcorn before arriving at Liverpool Lime Street

London To Glasgow (The Royal Scot) : A Drivers Eye View

London Euston To Glasgow (The Royal Scot)

2 Disc Version

London Euston to Glasgow : A Drivers Eye View

Part One

Depart London Euston to Preston behibne a class 87 electric loco, the route takes us via watford Junction, Milton Keynes, Rugby, Stafford, Crewe before arriving at Preston.

Part Two

Depart Preston on the 401 mile journey to Glasgow Central via Lancaster, Carnforth, Osenholme, Penrith, Carlisle, Lockerbie, Carstairs before arriving at Glasgow Central

Norwich To Cambridge: A Drivers Eye View

Filmed from a class 156 diesel multople unit belonging to One Railways.

Departing from Norwich calling at Wymondham, Attleborough, Thetford, Brandon, Ely before arriving at Cambridge

Norwich To Great Yarmouth: A Drivers Eye View

Filmed from a class 156 diesel multiple unit belonging to One Railways.

Departing from Norwich calling at Brundall Gardens, Brundall, Lingwood, Acle before arriving at Great Yarmouth

Norwich To Lowestoft: A Drivers Eye View

Filmed from a class 150 diesel multiple unit belonging to Anglia Railways.

Departing Norwich this is the express service calling at Oulton Broad North before arriving at Lowestoft

Norwich to Sheringham: A Drivers Eye View

All aboard as we take a train ride to Sheringham as seen from the drivers cab of a class 156 diesel multiple unit.

Stoping at Hoveton & Wroxham, Worstead, North Walsham, Cromer before arriving at Sheringham

Portsmouth Harbour To London Waterloo: A Drivers Eye View

Portsmouth Harbour To London Waterloo

All aboard as we take a train ride on a class 444 Desiro set belonging to South West Trains as seen from the drivers eye.

We travel from Portsmouth Harbour to London Waterloo, calling at

Portsmouth & Southsea, Fratton, Havant, Petersfield, Haslemere, Guildford, Woking arriving at London Waterloo

Portsmouth To Southampton: A Drivers Eye View

Portsmouth to Southampton as seen from the drivers cab

Filmed from the cab of a class 450 Desiro set belonging to South West trains, departing Portsmouth stopping at Fratton, Hilsea, Cosham, Portchester, Fareham, Swanwick, Burlesdon, Hamble, Netley, Sholing, Woolston, Bitterne, St Denys before arriving at Southampton

Approx running time 47 mins 32 sec

Reading To Westbury: A Drivers Eye View

Take a trip from Reading to Westbury but from the drivers seat.

The Isle Of Wight: A Drivers Eye View

The Isle Of Wight seen from the Drivers Eye View

 

 

The Island Line is unique, being served by former London Underground trains dating back to 1938, we join a 2 car train at Shanklin, the southern most terminus to enjoy a drivers eye view of the line to Ryde Pier, passing the down line at Sandown, we make our way through Brading onto the double line section controlled by the only operational signal box remaining, Ryde St John, continuing the tunnel beneath the esplanade we emerge at the station of the same name, continuing all the way out to sea over Ryde Pier into the one remaining platform at the end of the line.

Also on the disc -

Isle Of Wight Steam Railway: A Drivers Eye View
Ryde St John Depot
Ryde St John Signal Box
island Steam Show
IOWSR Future Loco Needs

Westbury To Bristol Temple Meads: A Drivers Eye View

Take a trip from Westbury to Bristol Temple Meads but as seen from the drivers seat

Westbury To Swindon: A Drivers Eye View

Westbury to Swindon - A Drivers Eye View

Filmed from the drivers cab of a class 153 diesel multiple unit belonging to Wessex Railways with a top speed of 75mph.

Departing from Westbury calling at Trowbridge, Melksham, Chippenham before arriving at Swindon