South West Train ride from London to Portsmouth HD

Watch in High Definition! As part of my recent trip to Europe, we rode a South West Trains Service from London Waterloo Station to Portsmouth Harbour Station in the port city of Portsmouth. The trains are powered by 3rd rail and move rapidly across the countryside. The video includes departing London Waterloo Station, several announcements, the interior of the train, bits and pieces of the ride, and arrival into Portsmouth Harbour Station. Visit for more awesome railfanning stuff! Enjoy!
Video Rating: 5 / 5

GEC electric traction equipment for London Underground, advert – 1932

GEC electric traction equipment for London Underground, advert – 1932
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Image by mikeyashworth
GEC manufactured the bulk of the traction equipment for the "standard" tube stock built in the 1920s and ’30s – as seen here. The other undertakings shown are the London Midland & Scottish Railway, the Manchester, Altrincham & South Junction Railway, the Great Indian Penisular Railway and the Buenos Aires Central Terminal Railway.

Southern Steam in London – Brixton, Clapham and Wandsworth Road in the 50s

Five minutes and twenty seconds of pure Southern joy in South London in the 1950s. A) Brixton in the 1950s 1) A Maunsell 4-4-0 (either an E1, D1 or L1 class) rounding the curve at Loughborough Junction. 2) A Maunsell ‘N’ Class 2-6-0 and an ex-LBSC E2 Class 0-6-0T run light towards Herne Hill. 3) An electric train with a Maunsell 4-LAV unit at the front. 5) An ex-LMS Fowler designed 2-6-2T with a single parcels van, having entered Southern metals via the ex-Metropolitan Railway ‘widened lines’ at Snow Hill. 6) A Bulleid BoB ‘Battle of Britain’ Class pacific. 7) Another ‘N’ Class mogul on a train of green Maunsell coaching stock. B) Clapham in the 1950s; originally called “Clapham and North Stockwell” this station on the South London Line was renamed Clapham High Street in 1989. 1) A Bulleid 4-SUB of the later all-steel variety. 2) A Maunsell ‘Q’ class 0-6-0 on an empty stock train consisting of 8 Maunsell coaches and a Bulleid at the rear. 3) A Bulleid BoB ‘Battle of Britain’ Class 4-6-2 on a Ramsgate service which includes a brace of Pullman cars 4) One of Maunsell’s ‘W’ Class 2-6-4T heavy tank engines on one of the cross-London freight services for which they were designed. 5) 4-SUB units pass to reveal another Maunsell ‘W’ on a lengthy cross-London freight service. 6) BR Standard Class 7MT ‘Britannia’ Class 4-6-2 No.70004 ‘William Shakespeare’ on The Golden Arrow. 7) A Maunsell ‘N’ Class 2-6-0 on a train consisting of a 3-car ex-SECR ‘Birdcage’ set, three BR Mk1s and
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London Overground Trains, Gospel Oak 22/12/09 In The Snow

Here we have some London Overground rail operations. At Gospel Oak there are 2 lines, 1 Electrified line which goes from Willesden – Stratford powered by Class 313s and 378s and the other, Diesel operated line ( Where most freight come down ) is operated by their small fleet of Class 150 DMU’s which are to be replaced by New Class 172s next year. This will feature in my DVD ‘ London Overground Trains ‘ Enjoy!
Video Rating: 4 / 5