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Two recent favorite channels, in addition to my previous post featuring a video by Don Coffey (linked below) First, Andrew Shenton's fairly new channel. Outstanding views for general railway interest or if you're looking for layout inspiration. Next, Jago Hazzard. Rail-centric but also covering history and infrastructure in greater London. Very interesting stuff.
Dig those tunes! Almost like a New Order b-side. Really really b-side. Anywho... Following my wildly successful post a few months ago (link below), here's another British video that spent months on my 'watch later' list. This is a 1989 British Railways Board production reviewing all sorts of signalling and related infrastructure. Although this video is 27 years after the other, there are a few views of older interlocking mechanisms, pulley systems, and mechanical signals. Prior to seeing that other video, it hadn't really occurred to me that 'interlocking' truly involves a co
miyakoji posted a topic in Worldwide RailI've watched a few driver's view videos made around greater London. They didn't really hold my attention, which I attribute to having unfortunately never been to England. I was impressed with the 3 hour 42 minute runtime of this video, so clicked. Perhaps it's the interesting on-screen information, the scenery, or because it's in the North (where Johnny Marr's heart is, as opposed to his head, which as I understand it is in the south). Starting just about dead center between Liverpool and Manchester, this is a 99 mile journey first avoiding central Manchester, then coming within about a mi
miyakoji posted a topic in Worldwide RailI had this in the 'watch later' list for quite a while, finally got to it this evening. Glad I did. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/British_Transport_Films