B&R 114 Dvd: Scotland Revisited, Part 2
The Jim Clemens Collection Volume 17.
This is the second volume in a trilogy of programmes on Scottish railways from the Jim Clemens archive collection and covers the eastern areas of the railways north of the border.
Edinburgh Waverley using 1930s film with a comparison to the 1960s using a Deltic diesel.
Visit St. Margarets and Dalry Road sheds in Edinburgh before leaving on a 1963 railtour with North British No.256 and J36 and J37 types to Queensferry, Thornton and Alloa.
There is a visit to Fife for NCB workings at Dysart before leaving the eastern side of Scotland for the infamous Caledonian Railway Single No.123 1963 tour from Glasgow to Crianlarich in the snow.
The Easter 1962 tours included rare visits to branches along the Strathmore route, Leysmill, Coupar Angus and Bankfoot with Caley motive power.
The Inverbervie branch from Montrose, Brechin and the Carmyllie branch.
The Highlands of Scotland feature with visits to Inverness, including its shed, from where a run with Highland Railway 4-6-0 No.103 travels via Elgin to Inverurie.
Finally steam at Perth and Stirling and a trip on the Thames-Clyde Express out of St. Enoch to Carlisle.
Here there is a look at Kingmoor with Duchess locos.
Filmed in colour from 1962 to 1966 but some black and white footage from 1930 and 1959 included.
A detailed commentary and authentic soundtrack completes a nostalgic look at Scottish steam.
Approx. 60 minutes.
This dvd is being sold on behalf of and with full permission of the copyright owner – B&R Video Productions.