An Archive History of Great Western Steam Dvd, Part 4




Part 4: Steam Through the Sixties. 

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The Definitive Archive History of Great Western Steam from grouping through to the preservation era using, mainly, film unpublished on dvd.

Volume 4 explores the world of working steam in the 1960s on the Western Main Line from Paddington to South Wales.


Paddington Station in 1962 and 1963 with Pannier Tanks, Castles, Prairies and Halls

Southall Station in 1963 with local freight and passenger.

Reading Station with a variety of traffic in 1964 with Halls, Castles, Manors and Prairies.

Special Trains with Pendennis Castle at Paddington on The Great Western.

A Great Western Society Special of branches in the Thames Valley including Brentford, Uxbridge, Windsor and Marlow.

OURS special of 16th May 1964 from Paddington to Hereford with 5054 Earl of Ducie.

72006 Clan Mackenzie on tour to Swindon.

A tour of Swindon shed and Works on the 8th December 1963.

Steam in the Bristol area in 1965 with a wide variety of power on passenger and freight.

The main line from Bristol to Gloucester including 14XX tanks, Halls and Castles.

West into Wales with steam at Patchway and the Severn Tunnel Junction including the Car carrier at Pilning.

Approx. 70 minutes.

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