3 in 1 is three programmes rolled into one. It's a Retrovision, a Fade-Away and a Survivors for the Class 31. The story begins in 1969, the year the re-engining of the Brush Type 2s was completed. We follow the progress of the fleet right through to 2008 by way of fascinating footage, a selection of graphics and an informative script.
Highlights include: Green-liveried examples in East Anglia; Toffee-apple D5511 at Fyffes banana factory; shots from the early 1970s; 31278 on cement in 1979; other blue examples including 31174 on the S&C, 31203 at Guide Bridge, 31297 at Leicester, white-stripe 31404 at Reading; the introduction of Railfreight livery and 31154 at Colchester; Sectorisation shots of a variety of locos in the new liveries including a triple-headed flask train. Written and Narrated by David Maxey. Approx: 85 Mins
Additional highlights: MGR drag-backs at Warrington; 31417, 423 and 442 on postal work; Passenger work on the famous north-west 'Club Trains' with 31/4s, plus 31101,142, 302, 306; 31113 & 308 on 1S87; a pair on snow plough duties; 31466 & 207 banking a failed 90 on a Freightliner; a look at some of the preserved 31s; the Fragonset locos and other passenger workincluding the Bedford-Bletchley turns, the Butlins trains and the pink 601; railtour action; yellow Network Rail 31s dragging the NMT HST and Serco trains; the triple-headed Fragonset coal trial. And much morefor your viewing pleasure.
The DVD includes motion menus, scene selection and our commentary off button.
BONUS FEATURE: A speeded-up ride behind D5519 from Peterborough to Firsby circa 1969Sorry - Out of Stock