Railway Runaround Dvd, Part 6: Isle of Wight Steam Railway
Part Six of this series from the Island filmmaker and enthusiast Bob Ennis (Filmwight) a new action packed dvd.
Terrier to Wootton: Filmed in 1982, we see W8 Freshwater now fully restored running in service on the short journey to Wootton.
Opening Train Story Discovery Centre: The new 1.2 million pound project opens at Havenstreet. Train Story is a huge undercover exhibition space, enabling the Railway’s truly impressive historic collection of locomotives, Victorian and Edwardian carriages and other rare rolling stock to be available for visitors to see and enjoy at close quarters.
Heritage Goods Train: Our third Heritage Train now in demonstration operations with its rake of restored goods vehicles.*
BR Ivatt Steams Again: The most powerful locomotives ever to run on the Island. The BR Ivatt 2MT tank locomotive Class 2 now enters service.
Ryde to Ventnor 1963: By train across the Isle of Wight. Rare film footage in colour and sound, filmed in 8mm during 1963/65 by Paul Plowman, this award winning film has captured our last years of steam.
*Unique aerial images in the Heritage Goods train film, give a whole new aspect of our railway.
Approx. 64 minutes.
This dvd is being sold on behalf of and with full permission of the copyright owner – Filmwight.