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An Archive History of Steam on the Southern Dvd, Part 0




Volume Nought: January to December 1964.

The definitive archive history of steam on the Southern Region in 1964 with a look at the workings and specials throughout the region including the West Country.

The Programme Comprises:

The Steam Fleet in January 1964: With a round-up of the classes with everything from Pre-Grouping designs to Southern locomotives through to the Standard designs.

New Forest By-Way: With veteran M7s on push pull services through Ringwood and Wimborne.

Spring Railtours: With the ‘Sussex Downsman’, the ‘Hampshire Venturer’ with ‘Q’ Class 30548.

Steam in the West: With Bulleid Pacifics and Standards on the Southern ‘Way to the West’ from Salisbury to Yeovil.

Summer on the Isle of Wight: With O2 Tanks on the lines to Ryde and Ventnor.

Summer Memories: With a journey from Waterloo to Southampton, Bournemouth and along the branch to Swanage with a variety of motive power including Ivatt Tanks and Standard 4s.

Cross Country Steam: On the line from Reading Southern to Guildford and Redhill with Maunsell 2-6-0s and Standard designs.

Steam Fleet in June 1964: With a look at the classes still at work on the main line with scenes at Yeovil, Worting Junction, Seaton Junction, Woking, Brockenhurst, Eastleigh, the Lymington Branch and Southampton Docks. A wide range of classes are shown in action on a variety of traffic.

Steam Finale on the Withered Arm: With the line from Plymouth to Okehampton, Padstow, Wadebridge and the route to Halwill Junction, Exeter St. Davids and the branch to Ilfracombe.

The Autumn of 1964: With steam on the main line and a variety of Bulleid designs.

Steam Finale to Exeter: With workings at Yeovil Town and Yeovil Junction.

Farewell to Steam Railtour: With 92220 ‘Evening Star’ on the Southern Counties Touring Society special. The Lyme Regis and Seaton Branches plus Ivatt Tanks.

Vectis Railtour: To the Isle of Wight with Q Class 33026 to Portsmouth and the LCGB special on the Island.

Midhurst Belle Railtour: Of October with an S15, a ‘USA’ Tank, and a ‘Q’ Class for the run to various branches including Kemp Town and Midhurst.

Eastleigh and Southampton Special of December: With a Britannia, a ‘Battle of Britain’ and ‘USA Tanks’.

Approx. 88 minutes.

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