British Rail in 1980s Dvd: Western Region




Amateur footage of British Rail’s Western Region in the 1980’s.

Highlights include:

BR blue large logo 50041 ‘Bulwark’ powering away from Salisbury in 1985.

Lineside action near Westbury in 1985.

Didcot Railway Centre 1985 with 71000 ‘Duke of Gloucester’ (silent).

Working Station in 1986 with class 33’s and slam-door units (including push-pull).

Slough Railway Station in 1985 featuring class 50’s on fast and stopping services, a class 47 on a freightliner plus class 31’s, HST’s and DMU’s.

A visit to the Didcot Railway Centre in 1986.

Didcot Parkway Station in 1986 with class 47’s and HST’s.

The Didcot Railway Centre in 1989 featuring footage inside the sheds and various steam locomotive movements.

Didcot Parkway Station in 1989 with Network Southeast class 50’s and matching coaching stock and Intercity Swallow liveried HST’s.

A visit to Merehead Quarry Open Day in 1989.

The Somerset & Dorset at Midford Viaduct and Wellow Station in 1988.

A visit to the ‘Woking 150’ Open Day in 1988.

Approx. 60 minutes.

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