Railways of Scotland DVD .1: The Kingdom of Fife


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This fascinating programme, compiled from colour film taken by local cameramen, looks at some of the long-closed lines and stations that formed part of Fife’s railway network until the closures of the 1960s.

Filmed at a wide variety of locations, the programme features many of the regular steam classes that operated in Fife until the end of Scottish steam workings in 1967.

These include Class A4, A3, B1, V2, J36, J37, J38 and WDs; together with industrial locomotives working in the British Aluminium Works at Burntisland.

The programme finishes with a major feature on services using the route from St. Andrews to Pittenweem, showing many of the intermediate stations including Stravithie, Boarhills, Crail, Kilconquhar and Anstruther.

The programme also includes:

Thornton Junction’s Station, Locomotive Depot and marshalling yard.

Dysart Station and the ‘Dubby Shunt’.

The East Coast Main Line at Lochmuir Summit.

The Leslie Branch.

The Wemyss Private Railway.

The Lochty Private Railway.

Wormit Station and the Tay Bridge.

Approx. 57 mins.

Region 0/Region free. NTSC versions are available on request.

This dvd is being sold on behalf and with full permission of the copyright holder – Cinerail 2004.