B&R 143 Dvd: Along LMS Lines, Part 7




A further look at the West Coast Main Line in our series of programmes that covers, in detail, the route from London Euston northwards to Carlisle and Glasgow.

The most filmed area of the West Coast Main Line was around Tebay and the climb to the 916 foot high Shap Summit.

This programme concentrates on the activity from Dillicar water troughs in the Lune Valley and over the entire climb to the summit.

Detailed shed activity is shown at Tebay depot with its banking engines of Fowler, Stanier 2-6-4T tanks and Standard Class 4s.

The varied traffic along the main line includes passenger, freight and ballast workings.

Filmed from 1964 to 1967, motive power ranges from Coronation Pacifics, Jubilees, Royal Scots and Patriots to the workhorse Stanier Black 5s, 8Fs, Standard 9Fs, Britannia Pacifics and Ivatt moguls.

The magnificent scenery and very variable weather conditions are well shown at the popular location.

All film material is in colour and the film has an extensively researched commentary with an authentic sound track.

Approx. 60 minutes.

This dvd is being sold on behalf of and with full permission of the copyright owner – B&R Video Productions.