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B&R 220 London Midland Steam Miscellany No 6

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The sixth volume in our popular ‘Miscellany’ series to cover London Midland steam, in order film runs off original cine reels.
Shots working on Southern Region 1965, then visit Gloucester + Bristol areas for a variety of steam action, inc. rare footage of ex-MR dock tank No.41537 + onto North Wales scenes at Bangor, Menai Bridge + Bodfari.
Rugby in January 1962 + unique Class 8 Pacific No.71000 ‘Duke of Gloucester’.
Two visits to Staveley Ironworks to see Victorian ex-MR 1F ‘half-cabs’ at work, visits to Boroughbridge, Shap, Carlisle (inc. Canal Shed), Oxford, Hereford + Bletchley.
‘East Devon’ rail tour 1965 on Lyme Regis branch + near Exmouth, followed by ‘Farewell to Stratford-on-Avon + Midland Junction Railway’ tour of April 1965 + ‘Northamptonshire Branches’ brake van tour with 2-6-0 No.78028.
Other tours 1965 are Warwickshire Railway Society's ‘Midlander’ + SLS's ‘Midland Locomotive Requiem’.
Travelling south once again, we visit S&DJR at Shepton Mallet, Evercreech Junction + Templecombe.
Stonehouse (Bristol Road), Nailsworth branch + Coaley Junction + west bank of Severn Estuary inc. Aylburton Bullo Pill, Lydney + Undy.
Extensive coverage at Banbury steam on passenger + freight workings inc. short time when Britannias were allocated there.
Super ‘D’s seen in West Midlands + Crewe, Wakefield, Wrexham, Chester + Birkenhead Woodside.
North-West steam action at Farrington Junction, Preston, Carnforth, Rose Grove, Bolton + Manchester.
The archive film is almost entirely in colour + was taken in six years leading up to end of steam in 1968.
Motive power inc. ex-LMS Black 5s, 8Fs, 2-6-4Ts ex-MR dock tanks, Jinties, Class 2 + 4 Ivatts, Duchesses, Jubilees, Royal Scots, Patriots, Super ‘D’s + BR standard Britannias, 72xxx, 73xxx, 75xxx, 84xxx + 9F 2-10-0s.
Authentic sound track has been added + commentary.
Approx. 83 minutes.

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Product Code: B&R220

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