YouTube Railway program list

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  1. 43074

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    There are often requests on here for railway training films and documentaries that are on youtube, so I thought in order to tidy things up a bit I would create a list of popular youtube videos on various aspects of the railway.

    Rolling Stock
    ScotRail Class 170 Turbostars: A walk around of the new Class 170 Turbostars. 1999.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=apLWgHKT3bA

    FGW On Train Safety Equipment: A short training film about the passenger safety systems on board the HST, Mark 3 Sleeper and Mark 2 stocks. 2002.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NSogkVQJhwg

    FGW On Train Safety Equipment: A short training film about the safety systems on board the Class 180 Adelantes. 2002.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k1lj_tZ5JBs

    Adelante: A FGW training video, walking around the Class 180 Adelante, 2002.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AeB_DnxZEUs

    Class 155 Sprinter Training: A short training film made by Provincial in 1988 for the introduction of the Class 155s.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tez-yCL0m5k

    The Three Step Brake: A short film made for Class 321 drivers about the new braking system at times of poor rail adhesion.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f_UFNB2Ujec

    BTF, Round trip to Glasgow: A short clip following a journey on the APT. 1982.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oSMSSdL2yeo

    InterCity 125: Another BTF film showing the construction and introduction of the HST in 1976.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AGBQxWwMbIA

    'Overture 125': Another BTF film, this time showing footage of the HSTs in service with a suitable soundtrack - the 125 overture.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xdJB3N9pK0k

    Running to Time: A documentary following the construction and design of the Class 91 locomotives. 1989.
    Part 1: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GCrV9GQA74A
    Part 2: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uwm4P-wKqgQ
    Part 3: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YZHF879SMmc
    Part 4: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PVjc0NtBg8M

    Horizon, A race against time: A documentary following the initial runs of the APT-P, and some of the problems it faced in preparation for a failed demonstration run. 1981.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z2XXtqQPdDw

    The Age of the Train: A documentary following the conception and introduction of the InterCity 125 train. 2013.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cyjH9rWOcSM

    Operations

    Railway Training Video Playlist:
    http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLfYfXsI1P4sslYQYotmCJa5yYHesD1ES4

    Southern Railway: The Green Book: A customer service training film produced by Southern.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BqAzOd78L34

    FCC DOO Train Despatch: A short film informing FCC staff how to despatch DOO trains.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-k9n6WVihu0

    One Anglia: On Time, Each Time: A film about despatching Mark 3 + 90 stock from Liverpool Street station. 2005.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AoY7Pw88CkE

    Merseyrail, Mark’s First Day: How not to start your railway career!
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uNnd7vQA3HE

    NSE, We Serve the South: A film about the geography of the NSE Southern region.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0OdW_BaHQBw

    Introduction to TPWS: A training film on the introduction of network wide TPWS, 2000.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2RfoTIxt6Jc

    Wessex Trains: The BSI Coupler: A training film on the coupling of the Wessex Trains 15x units. 2003.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eHPHT2-7fr0

    NSE: Power Door Operation: A short training film about operating sliding doors on the then new Class 321 stock. 1988.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eE2owREew8U

    SPAD, Don’t let it happen to you (ScotRail): A film warning drivers of the dangers and causes of SPADs.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o8UDodqm1jc

    ATP (BR): A short film informing drivers of the introduction of ATP, and how it works. (1990)
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q4aWIjbVpcg

    Silverlink trains: Railway Security: How not to look after a station!
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iwpgRTUWSPE

    DMU Diesel Train Driver: A driver training film from the 1950s instructing drivers on how to drive the new DMUs
    Part 1 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t_3KLtQvHkA
    Part 2 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bS5xiM0LYtA
    Part 3 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XCQKvEy6jVs
    Part 4 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3WlOOwbiw9M

    Rail Crash - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SxpBzGCKA0w[/QUOTE] - Made in 1972, looks at the importance of safety on the railway.

    Fly on the Wall
    First GBRf: Mail Train. A film showing how mail is transported by rail (not an official video, but good none the less)
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sxol94jgjNM

    Inside Story, InterCity trains in the nineties: Follows railway staff on the East Coast route between London and Leeds, in the wake of bad weather in the early 1990s.
    Part 1: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MUFlV7TCUI8
    Part 2: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q_cEm66u_dw

    WAGN Wheels: A documentary following Prism Rail CEO Giles Fearnley as he learns of the difficulties faced by WAGN customer service staff at his busiest station, Cambridge. 1999.
    Part 1: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u-1tYtU9R-k
    Part 2: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cNDvskG8lMg
    Part 3: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8xkJWZWpRWE

    World in Action, The tracks of my tears: Andrew Jennings follows Great Western Trains for a month to witness the problems faced by GWT’s customers.
    Part 1: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yzf9xm7b9mw
    Part 2: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AmQziasZwJQ

    Dispatches, Second Class Return: The safety of the railways and two railtrack reports are examined in this documentary, which expose Railtrack’s failings. 1999.
    Part 1: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JNq7jJ7QqnU
    Part 2: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dWHfYFrvIFk
    Part 3: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oEaJYt93gCg
    Part 4: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=arWneh8a5v0

    Panorama, The Wrong Track: Another video exposing Railtrack’s failings, this time in the light of the Hatfield derailment. 2001.
    Part 1: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6-MkC8EDAvM
    Part 2: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YnMkFXA6hdQ
    Part 3: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=21jlpzsvlHA
    Part 4: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-X7ARTWmRuk

    Inside Out North West, How Safe are our trains: Part of a special program about the future of Northern transport, one question raised was the matter of how safe our trains are.
    Part 1: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bX1BaE98hWY
    Part 2: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tDYsSETMQqM

    Panorama, Taken for a ride? Panorama investigates the price of train fares and whether or not rail passengers are getting value for money.
    Part 1: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ysYl916i6Eg
    Part 2: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aCZIxkOe4ds

    The Railway: Keeping Britain on Track: Summer Madness
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ShnHr804rI8

    The Railway: Keeping Britain on Track: Standing Room Only
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2dNBe0ztOCo

    The Railway: Keeping Britain on Track. West Coast Main Line.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3GF_QmAODGQ

    The Railway: Keeping Britain on Track: Railway on my doorstep
    www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Wki6GetWUA

    The Railway: Keeping Britain on Track: North of the Border
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v9-I0SsyRsg

    First Sight, 1988: A film about the failings of BR's Network South east sector
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wtAIs0rOdNQ&feature=youtu.be

    Old, Dirty & Late: Network South East: A video following NSE staff in 1993.
    Part 1: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UeNfSHeDmw8
    Part 2: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hg8evTs7SYI
    Part 3: Not avaliable on You Tube
    Part 4: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q7-hKkwh6dA
    Part 5: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rKoxMpOMnT8

    An episode of Rail Cops - Follows the work of the BTP. Made around 2002, I think(?)
    Part 1: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mpFMD_hXTKc
    Part 2: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U6dCFSLJq7s

    Adverts
    Britain’s Railways, 1988
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EsyyJaX0j3Y

    Executive HST ad – featuring the cop 37
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d8EKe08BP0E

    InterCity, Plane to Train advert, 1988-89
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DkmF2lqqz7M

    InterCity, now you’re motoring – car style advert on the IC125, 1990
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ejz-tPP2lno

    InterCity sleeper
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XFiIyl2MyHM

    Anglia Railways, 2002, Norwich to Cambridge service
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mu3JQgptfuo

    Anglia Railways, A-train: Advert on the new 170 Turbostars, 2000
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DDOb11j96gs

    First TPE, Advert for the new 185s
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wGv1-CIfuRM

    Now you’re looking at Railtrack, 1996
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o2JQ1uxMAUg

    Midland Mainline, The train takes off: A short film about the refurbished MML HST, introduced in 1997.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QIMpPnYLEkY

    Midland Mainline, Business Travel Takes Off: A film about the new first class offer introduced by MML in 1998.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hl48ujdkn5U

    Other Documentary
    The Story of the London Overground: Recent railway history about the creation of the London Overground.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mJzHXFsU8UQ

    Equinox, Trouble on the Line: A documentary examining the pressures faced on Britain’s Rail network. 1990.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WJfaKKVS5Hc

    The Bashers: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VUFm2rWn41g

    The Day Britain Stopped (BBC 2003 Mockumentary) - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z6BxSbx1Fm0


    It goes without saying this is not intended to be a definitive list and if you have any additions please post the youtube link below and I will add them to the list.
     
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    DMU Diesel Train Driver Part 1 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t_3KLtQvHkA
    DMU Diesel Train Driver Part 2 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bS5xiM0LYtA
    DMU Diesel Train Driver Part 3 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XCQKvEy6jVs
    DMU Diesel Train Driver Part 4 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3WlOOwbiw9M
    General Repair - 1938 London Midland & Scottish Railway - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HzybtS56l6A
    Plenty of English & American railway films here: http://www.youtube.com/user/wdtvliv...ew=46&tag_id=UC8ZAsuPTAe7jaE9zE47aUWQ.3.train
    The Day Britain Stopped (BBC 2003 Mockumentary) - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z6BxSbx1Fm0
    Rail Crash - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SxpBzGCKA0w
     
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    They look interesting, thanks for posting. I've added them to the opening post.
     
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    Found another good one this eve by chance, inside crew works - circa 1996 a look at the history and work under taken at the crew works inc the refurb work, over a hour long! http://youtu.be/dk4HUJzuXNI
     
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    3 good documentaries from 1984 on Channel 4. losing Track. It appears to be a 10 part series but I can only find episodes 3, 5 and 10.

    3 - Nationalisation http://youtu.be/goh_sbtAhcY
    It covers the rail ways mainly, the back ground, legacy of it etc plus how busses, road haulage etc was also taken over.

    5. Beaching report http://youtu.be/wV63tqmZ63M
    It covers the background to the beeching report, some of the downfalls and the impact of it still being felt 20 years on

    10. Who's loss http://youtu.be/XMCBwQGjl-4
    Not watched this one yet, but it's part of the same series,
     
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    Didn't see this mentioned so apologies if it has been: the original series of 'The Tube' (~23 minute episodes, aired between 2003(?) and 2006 on sky 1 etc.) are available on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/BottomDriveTraction/playlists

    Of course, the Underground has changed considerably since then, but if you want to go back to the times of plain white 'D' stock, the days when the Victoria line was '67 stock and (most importantly) when the Met was run with A stock, then it's for you.
     
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    Don't know if this one has been posted already.

    The Glasgow Underground (1992)
    [youtube]?v=_x4HqoAtbTo[/youtube]
     
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    There are also plenty of "cab ride" videos, and no end of rail simulator videos, some of which are pretty realistic.
     
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    Lucky I saw it when I did in that case.
     
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    Was that the one with the barber?
     
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    I believe so, yes.
     
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    What a shame... I really liked that one too - I wonder what caused the infringement
     
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    Err its copyright!
     

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