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Deltic Sounds.com

Deltic Sounds.com

Recordings of Deltics, other classic UK diesels,
aircraft, classic cars, and steam engines on audio CD.


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I will close the old web-store when I know the new one is running smoothly.

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Unless otherwise stated, these are supplied in soft black cases (similar to, but smaller than, DVD cases)



Diesels 69-86

Diesels 69-86 CD cover
Double CD

Sounds of classic diesels, mostly in south-east England.
All recordings made by the late Ron Collen-Jones. Restored and published by Ian Strange.
Mono recordings processed for a stereo effect.
Recorded during 1969 to 1986.

Highlights include:
** On-train behind a class 40 departing Glasgow Queen Street.
** Riding on a Hastings DEMU with a horn-happy driver.
** Lots of action (mostly 31s, Peaks, 47s and DMUs) at Holloway and Wood Green.
** Deltic ("Ballymoss") storms up Holloway bank. Read more...

10.50
Price includes worldwide postage.

You can download a pdf version of the playlist:
Diesels 69-86 playlist PDF

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Haste Ye Back

Haste Ye Back CD cover
Sounds of classic diesel and electric locos, DMUs and EMUs, in Scotland.

All recordings made by the late Ron Collen-Jones. Restored and published by Ian Strange.
Mono recordings processed for a stereo effect.
Recorded during 1969 to 1975.

Highlights include:
** Class 20s banking iron-ore trains.
** Riding behind a class 40 calling at Haymarket.
** Small Sulzer action at Carstairs.
** Riding behind a class 29 on the West Highland Line. Read more...

10.50
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You can download a pdf version of the playlist:
Haste Ye Back playlist PDF


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Haste Ye Back at Etsy

LMR

LMR CD cover
Sounds of classic diesel and electric locos, DMUs and EMUs, in the London Midland Region.

All recordings made by the late Ron Collen-Jones. Restored and published by Ian Strange.
Mono recordings processed for a stereo effect.
Recorded during 1969 to 1975.

Highlights include:
** Late night ECS action at Kilburn.
** Double-header 50s on the WCML.
** Peaks at St. Albans.
** A.C. electrics classes 81 to 87.
** Class 501 EMUs, including a shower of sparks in a blizzard! Read more...

10.50
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You can download a pdf version of the playlist:
LMR playlist PDF

You can purchase a digital download version at my Etsy shop and save money:
LMR at Etsy

Rare D and E Archive

Rare D and E Archive CD cover
Featuring classes 15, 22, 23, 29, 46, 47, 50, 52, 55, 71, 74 and 76. Also Manchester DC EMUs, German V220 and in France, an A1A-A1A freight loco.

The late Ron Collen-Jones original mono recordings have been enhanced with a pseudo-stereo effect.

Recorded during 1968 to 1975.

Highlights include:
** A ride behind class 29 on a Mallaig service.
** Class 71s on the Golden Arrow.
** Baby Deltic and big Deltic on the same recording.
Read more...

8.00
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You can download a pdf version of the playlist:
Rare D and E Archive playlist PDF


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Pro Steam

Pro Steam CD cover
British steam in the 1960s including railtours.

Superb professional quality recordings by Ken Mellor (of Audicord, Amberley, Eyemark and OK ROLLEM fame).

Originally made in mono, they now have a pseudo-stereo effect added by the publisher, Ian Strange.

Recorded during 1963 to 1968 (plus 1981).

Running time approx. 47 minutes

Highlights include:

** Several on-train sounds from the final V2 tour in Scotland.
** A sequence on the Lickey Incline.
** A ride behind "Oliver Cromwell" on the "15 Guinea Special" tour of 1968.

Read more...

8.00 Price includes worldwide postage.

You can download a pdf version of the playlist:
Pro Steam playlist PDF


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Eastern Vibrations

Eastern Vibrations CD cover
Double CD

Sounds of classic diesels along the East Coast Main Line and locations further east.

All recordings made by the late Ron Collen-Jones. Restored and published by Ian Strange.
Mono recordings processed for a stereo effect.
Recorded during 1972 to 1975.

Highlights include:
** On-train behind class 40s including Kings Cross departure.
** A long sequence inside Hitchin South signal-box as Deltics shoot passed.
** Protoype HST passes Wood Green. Read more...

10.50
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You can download a pdf version of the playlist:
Eastern Vibrations playlist PDF

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Great Western Diesels

Great Western Diesels CD cover
Double CD

Sounds of classic diesels, mostly at Reading and Paddington.

All recordings made by the late Ron Collen-Jones. Restored and published by Ian Strange.
Mono recordings processed for a stereo effect.
Recorded during 1973, 1974 and 1986.

Highlights include:
** Intensive action at Reading during Royal Ascot week.
** A ride behind a Hymek.
** Class 50s departing and rushing through Reading. Read more...

10.50
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You can download a pdf version of the playlist:
Great Western Diesels playlist PDF

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Great Western Diesels at Etsy

Hydraulic Heaven

Hydraulic Heaven CD cover
Sounds of Hymek and Western diesel locos, mostly at Reading and Paddington.

All recordings made by the late Ron Collen-Jones. Restored and published by Ian Strange.

Mono recordings processed for a stereo effect.

Recorded during 1973 and 1974.

Highlights include:
** Rides behind Westerns on both welded and jointed rails.
** A ride behind a Hymek.
** Westerns storming out of Reading. Read more...

8.00
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You can download a pdf version of the playlist:
Hydraulic Heaven playlist PDF

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The BR Blues

The BR Blues CD cover
Sounds from the final months of Deltics on BR, also including classes 31, 40, 46 and 47. At Kings Cross and along the East Coast Main Line.

All recordings made by John Bachelor. Restored and published by Ian Strange.

Mono recordings processed for a stereo effect.

Recorded during August to December 1981.

Running time approx. 79 minutes

Highlights include:
** Intensive action at Kings Cross. Light engine and ECS moves, arrivals and departures.
** Class 40s whistling at Kings Cross.
** Riding behind "Alycidon" and "Pinza" on the same day.

Read more...

8.00 Price includes worldwide postage.

You can download a pdf version of the playlist:
The BR Blues playlist PDF


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Roaring 55s

Roaring 55s CD cover
Deltic recording highlights from 14 of my other albums.

A chance to hear the most impressive Deltic recordings made over many years, all crammed into a double album.

Some recordings are extended full length versions of those previously published.

Recorded during 1981 to 2014.
Some early tracks are digitally processed mono archive recordings (added pseudo-stereo effect).
The remainder are in stereo.
Running time 157 minutes

Highlights include... well, they are all highlights, but recordings of note include:

** Full length (almost 15 minutes) version of an on-train departure from Euston in 1997, with D9000 hauling 13 coaches. We got signal-checked, which created a more impressive audio recording.
** Full length version of a rear cab ride in D9000 on a Virgin service train, when it almost over-loaded on a rapid standing start from Birmingham International in 1999.
** The haunting sound of 55019 approaching in the night at Burton Coggles with a 14 coach train.
** In D9000's engine room between the 2 power-units, during a Virgin service train working in 1999.
** An epic 13.5 minutes lineside recording at day-break, as 55002 made its main line return in 2014.

Read more...

11.50 Price includes worldwide postage.

You can download a pdf version of the playlist:
Roaring55s playlist PDF

You can purchase a digital download version at my Etsy shop and save money:
Roaring 55s at Etsy

2 Miles per Minute

2 Miles per Minute CD cover
HST sound recordings from 1980 to 2018, both Valenta and re-engined.

Some early tracks are digitally processed mono archive recordings (added pseudo-stereo effect).
The remainder are in stereo.

Running time 68 minutes

Lineside and station recordings of the record-breaking Intercity 125s, many from in and around Leicester and Peterborough, plus Stoke Bank. Other locations include Coventry and the Lickey Incline. Also, more recent sounds of the prototype 41001 on-train, recorded at the GCR (N).

Some nostalgic interlopers into these recordings include classes 08, 20, 31 and even a stationary APT-P.
Read more...

9.00 Price includes worldwide postage.

You can download a pdf version of the playlist:
2 Miles per Minute playlist PDF


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2 Miles per Minute at Etsy

Valenta Valediction

Supplied in a clear jewel-case.

Valenta Valediction CD cover
High Speed Trains in action at a wide range of locations. WCML, ECML, Midland, GW, Lickey Incline and more.

Recorded during 1984 to 2008.

Stereo

Highlights include:
** On-train departures from St. Pancras and Kings Cross.
** Busy HST comings and goings at Wellingborough.
** Grand Central and GNER HSTs tear through Sandy.

9.00 Price includes worldwide postage.

Merlins & Bristols

Merlins and Bristols CD
Recordings of classic Merlin and Bristol engined aircraft: P51 Mustangs, Spitfires, Hurricane, Lancasters, Hispano Buchon, Blenheim and Vulcan. Plus some great bonus aircraft: B-25, Meteor, Canberra, DH89 and YAK 3M.

Best heard in a quiet room with big speakers (or with a sub-woofer).

State-of-the-art recording quality

Recorded during 2012 to 2015.
Running time 80 minutes

Highlights include:
** Vulcan's mini-display at Cottesmore, not at an airshow, and so there is no background noise.
** 2 Lancasters fly passed.
** Rare Bristol Blenheim sounds.
** Lots of P51 Mustang action.
Read more...

10.00

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You can download a pdf version of the playlist:
Merlins and Bristols playlist PDF


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Merlins and Bristols at Etsy

Deltics & Co.

Deltics and Co. CD cover
Lineside recordings of Deltics (plus classes 37 and 20) heard on the main line. Also Deltics and classes 31, 20 and 08 on preserved railways.

Best heard in a quiet room (or on headphones).


State-of-the-art recording quality

Recorded during 2009 to 2017.
Running time 77 minutes

Highlights include:
** 55002 (on "The Deltic Aberdonian" railtour) heard north of York at day-break - an epic recording with the sound carrying for many miles. Possibly the longest Deltic lineside recording ever made?
** 2 Deltics pass at Arley (SVR).
** 20s battling up the Lickey.
** D9009 on ECML tours.
Read more...

10.00

Price includes worldwide postage.

You can download a pdf version of the playlist
Deltics and Co playlist PDF


You can purchase a digital download version of this album from my Etsy shop and save money:
Deltics and Co at Etsy

An Electric Awayday

An Electric Awayday CD cover
Nostalgic sounds of classic locomotives one day in 1981, at Watford Junction and Finsbury Park. Plus some bonus recordings from Haymarket and Honeybourne stations.

Recorded by Rob Watts. Published by Ian Strange.

Featuring electric classes 82, 83, 85, 86 and 87, 310, 312 and 313.
Featuring diesel classes 25, 31, 47, DMU, HST and Deltic.

Stereo recordings from 1981.

Highlights include:
** Class 85s roar through.
** Push-pull class 47 departs Haymarket.
** Intensive EMU and HST activity.
Read more...

9.00

Price includes worldwide postage.

You can download a pdf version of the playlist:
An Electric Awayday playlist PDF



You'll need good speakers or headphones to hear the bass on these sound clips.


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