Across Britain by Steam Dvd, Part 1




An account of the biggest steam railtour in the preservation era.

The Railway Touring Companies ‘Great Britain’ of April 2007.

A journey by steam aboard the ‘Great Britain’ the length and breadth of Britain, from Penzance to the far north of Scotland.


71000 Duke of Gloucester from Paddington to Bristol.

6024 King Edward 1st and 5051 Earl Bathurst from Penzance to Bristol.

6233 Duchess of Sutherland from Preston to Glasgow.

60009 Union of South Africa from Glasgow to Perth and double-headed with 61994 The Great Marquess.

61994 The Great Marquess from Perth to Inverness.

61994 The Great Marquess to Kyle of Lochalsh.

48151 Stanier 8F.

8F 48773 from Inverness to Thurso.

Locations include:

The Devon Banks.



Drumochter & Slochd summits on the Highland Main Line.

The Kyle line.

The far North Line to Thurso.

In addition the programme includes a brief history of the locomotives involved to provide a comprehensive account of a unique event.

Featuring archive film and a look at each of the locomotives involved to provide a profile of one of the greatest steam railtours of the preservation era.

Approx. 75 minutes.

This dvd is being sold on behalf of and with full permission of the copyright owner – Transport Video Publishing (TVP).