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Model: TTR033Brand: Ticket to Ride
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A small but beautifully formed railway system that is probably the most de-regulated in continental Europe! The delightful, but uniform yellow and blue is giving way to a railway of many colours. "French style" electrics hauling InterCity coaches, double deck "Bison' and the remarkable Koplopers with the driver's cab above the coach level are all classics on this incredibly dense network. They are now joined by the new breed of open access operators who run freight trains with modern American class 66s or classic locomotives extinct elsewhere, like another US inspired machine- the class 1200. We start our rail journey in the far south west at Vlissingen, a port with English connections, and make our way through Roosendaal to Dordrecht, one of the busiest multi use railway lines in Europe. International Thalys passenger trains, plus the older Benelux sets share the route with domestic InterCities, and freight bound for Germany, Belgium or France. 5,000 ton ore trains hauled by triplets of RAILION class 64s and venerable Belgian class 25s contrast with the new "Americans". We examine the railways in and around Rotterdam, including the modern metro system, and admire modern Dutch railway architecture at Schiedam and Zuid. We travel to Den Haag by tram from Delft to admire the classic HS station before continuing on to the remarkable new town of Zoetermeer. We conclude at Utrecht with another international connection; the ICE3M that runs five times a day direct to Frankfurt. The film includes a cab-ride in a container crane at Europort, aerial footage of Kijfhoek, locomotive views from Shortlines. Narrated (available with Dutch narration) RT 75 mins ©FHP 2004
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TTR034 Netherlands railways part 2 the east£21.00
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