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B&R .98 Dvd: Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway, Part 6
A film of the steam age in the late 1960s around the ex-Lancashire and Yorkshire’s Manchester Victoria station.
The climb of Miles Platting bank at the time when steam worked out of the Bury platforms and where the trams now reign.
There also is coverage of the LNWRs Exchange station.
Shed visits to Patricroft and Newton Heath with an extensive footage of locomotives working there in 1965 such as Britannias, Ivatt 2-6-0s, 2-6-4Ts and visiting B1 and A2 amongst the resident Stanier types.
The line to Bury is followed including a railtour which brought a pair of Jintys to Bolton Street and a 2-6-4T to Bacup.
Various industrial locations are also visited including Trafford Park, Manchester Ship Canal Railway at Mode Wheel, Heap Bridge and the ICI Blackley Works.
Even Manchester and Stalybridge trolley buses put in an appearance in this film of the steam railway scene as it was in the 1960s.
Filmed mostly in colour this film also has an authentic soundtrack and informative commentary.
Approx. 60 minutes.
This dvd is being sold on behalf of and with full permission of the copyright owner – B&R Video Productions.