The Calder Valley railway in film
0.00: Class 110 approaching Todmorden from the east.
0.48: a 110 is seen approaching Millwood Tunnel, also from the east.
1.05: Hall Royd Junction from the top of Millwood Tunnel
1.22: Looking east from Hall Royd Road bridge, showing the signal box
1.45: A train of new Ford motor cars on flat wagons passes the Junction from Copy Pit
2.50: Class 40 hauled coal train passing the box towards Todmorden, and then a 40 hauled freight heads for Copy Pit
3.29: Stansfield Hall signal box with topless signaller.
3.51 Class 40 approaches Stansfield Hall Junction with a coal train
Weedkiller Special Train 1972 (Sowerby Bridge)
0.00: Class 37 propels weed killing train out of Sowerby Bridge 'wrong road'
Sowerby Bridge 2
0.00: Class 111 approaches Sowerby Bridge from Leeds
1.19: Class 110 passes through towards Manchester - 1M36
1.40: Class 101 approaches from Manchester
1.54: Mixed 4-car unit with 101 and 110 cars leaves for Manchester
2.43: Class 40-hauled freight Manchester bound
Sowerby Bridge Rail 1972
Long distance shots across the town of the station:
0.00: Long distance views of a DMU starting from Sowerby Bridge station towards Leeds, and passing a DMU in the Manchester direction.
0.18: Class 25 on Up freight passing through Sowerby Bridge station
0.55: 3-car Class 101 approaches Sowerby Bridge from the Leeds direction
1.35: Class 40 with freight in Manchester direction (misty)
Filling the Coal Drops at Station Road, Sowerby Bridge 1972 - 1973
0.00: Class 03 seen propelling vans.
0.24: Class 110 pulls out of Sowerby Bridge station as 03 positions hoppers on the coal drops
0.55: The shunter opens the hopper, and climbs into the wagon; see coal dropping into shutes
1.36: 03 moves forward with shunter's truck, vans and hoppers
1.59: 03 runs light through Sowerby Bridge station with shunter's truck (to work track circuits)
Milner Royd 1
David tends to shoot the entire train, so providing invaluable information on lengths and consists. Also he catches the signals changing as the trains pass.
0.00: 3-car Class 101 approaches Milner Royd Junction from Halifax
0.19: Class 37 '6940' with 4Z29(?) with freight from Greetland
0.54: Class 110 takes the Halifax line, shot from below. 3+2+2 configuration.
1.19: Class 40 to Greetland with freight, containing bolster wagons
1.54: Class 40 from Halifax
2.34: Class 110 to Halifax (misty), followed by oil tanks to Greetland
3.00: Class 110 to Halifax
Halifax: Greetland and Dryclough Junctions
0.00: Class 37-hauled 12-coach passenger train heading east
00:29: Class 37-hauled 12-coach passenger train heading west
1.11: Class 40 '354' 8E88 eastbound coal hoppers
1.48: Class 40 D351 light engine heading east
2.18: Dryclough with Class 110 and short Class 37 hauled freight
3.10: Class 40 heads uphill to Dryclough from Greetland with a freight
3.31: Class 110 DMU at Dryclough heading to Manchester
4.10: 4-car Halifax bound Class 110 at Dryclough
Longsight 18th August 1972, filmed from the old excursion platform at Longsight, with the carriage shed on the other side of the running lines.
0.39: Class 08 removes Mk 2 passenger stock
0.53: '5T41' light loco
1.47: Class 17 'Clayton' as '2T21'
2:32: EMU/Express Passenger
3.06: 08/40 pass camera
3.28: Carriage shunting
3.51: E3017 with 'OK12'
4.10: Class 25 with coaches
4.46: Class 86 with '1A41'
5.10: Procession of trains, including parcels