The Power of the Class 86
The British Rail Class 86 were built between 1965 & 1966 by English Electric and British Rail. A total of 100 locomotives were built to haul trains on the West Coast Main Line.
The class was developed following experience with earlier AC locomotive designs (classes 81 - 85), along with features unique to the class 86.
This exclusive DVD features footage of 88 different locomotives filmed between 1996 & 2002.
Locomotives working light engine, double headed, convoys, freight and passenger!
Liveries featured include; BR Blue, Intercity Swallow, Anglia, Freightliner Grey & Green, Virgin, Rail Express Systems and EWS.
Filming locations include Acton Bridge, Bletchley, Crewe, Ipswich, Norton Bridge (now closed), Rugby, Stafford, Tamworth, Tring, Warrington Bank Quay and Willesden.
Running time 2 hours 10 minutes (approx)