An Archive History of Great Western Steam Dvd, Part 2




Part 2: 1964 to 1969

A series produced to mark the 175th Anniversary of the GWR Great Western Railway.

The Definitive Archive History of Great Western Steam from grouping through to the preservation era using mainly film never before seen on dvd.

Volume 2 traces the development of steam from 1964 through the end of steam and the fledgling preservation era.


4079 Pendennis Castle on Tour.

Castles in 1965.

Special trains in 1965.

Last steam on the Lickey.

Special in South Wales.

Last GWR steam to the South Coast.

Scrap gathers at Barry.

County Finale.

Autumn of Western steam at Chester and in South Wales.

Along the Cambrian Coast.

Hereford to Gloucester closure.

Last push pulls to Chalford with panniers and 14xx.

The final year 1965.

Clun Castle on tour.

Pendennis at Swindon.

Stronghold of steam at Chester and Wrexham with Panniers, 56XX and 2-8-0s.

Pendennis on tour in 1965.

Last scheduled steam departure from Paddington.

Last Manors on the Cambrian.

Branch line special in 1965.

Variety at Bath Road shed in 1965.

Panniers in West Wales in 1965.

Oxley Shed with Manors, Halls, Prairies and Panniers.

Special to Severn Valley Railway with 4555 and 1420.

Welsh Special.

Stock moves to the Dart Valley Railway.

Last Autumn of Western steam with specials and scenes at Oxford.

Countdown to the end.

Dart Valley steam.

Gloucester shed.

End of steam special with 7029.

Final workings in 1965.

Scrap at Severn Tunnel and Barry.

1966 survivors on S&D Railway.

Panniers at Wrexham in 1966.

Panniers special.

Vale of Rheidol.

Bath Road Open Day.

1967 The Zulu to Chester.

Clun Castle on the East Coast Main Line and in the North.

Stock moves.

1968 at Didcot.

1969 on Dart Valley.

Panniers on London Transport.

Approx. 80 minutes.

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