AV311: The GE Liverpool St-Colchester
& Braintree Branch EMU. Liverpool Street to Romford; Romford to Shenfield; Shenfield to Witham; Witham to Braintree; Witham to Colchester.
Filmed on location on the Great Eastern from 1990 to 2008.
Running time of this region-free DVD-R is 61 minutes.
Also available with AV309, AV312 & AV315 as a Box Set at £37.95.
Section 1: Liverpool Street - Romford
After we see the Class 321 depart Liverpool Street we visit Bethnal Green to watch the morning peak services pass. Class 317, 321 and 360 services are seen to pass Stratford, Manor Park, Ilford, Seven Kings, Goodmayes and Chadwell Heath before our Class 321 stops at Romford.
Section 2: Romford - Shenfield
After Romford we see a Class 321 stopping at Gidea Park, Harold Wood and Brentwood and Shenfield. Class 360s are also seen in action.
Section 3: Shenfield - Witham
After Shenfield the Class 321 stops at Ingatestone, Chelmsford, Hatfield Peverel and Witham. Again a number of Class 317s and 360s are seen.
Section 4: Witham - Braintree
We now join a Class 321 for the Braintree Branch. An up arrival and down departure are seen at both White Notley and Cressing. The (then new) station at Braintree Freeport sees an up and down service arrive and depart. At Braintree terminus a Class 312 is seen in the station before we join the 321.
Section 5: Witham - Colchester
At Witham we join a Class 360 to continue our journey. At Kelvedon the Class 321 is on both fast and stopping service while at Marks Tey Class 317, 321 and 360 are seen. Finally, at Colchester, the Class 317 and Dutch livery 321 finish this film.
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