Britain’s Lost Main Line Dvd: The Waverley Route




An exploration of Britain’s Lost Main line from Edinburgh to Carlisle.

A programme, made in 1995 exploring this remarkable railway using archive film, as well as looking at the remains of the line several decades after closure.

Classes featured include:

A2, A3, A4, B1, D34, ‘Royal Scot’, Black 5, Ivatt 2MT and 4MT, Standard 4MT and Deltic.

All the main stations and locations from Edinburgh Waverley to Carlisle are featured:

Colton Tunnel, St. Margarets Shed, Niddrie West, Tynehead, Falahill, Heriot, Stow, Galashields, Melrose, St. Boswells.

Branches to the East Coast via Roxburgh, Hawick, Stobbs Camp, Shank End, Whitrope, Riccarton Junction, Steele Road, Newcastleton, Kershopefoot, Riddings Junction.

The Langholme Branch, Scotch Dyke, Carlisle Canal and Citadel.

A record of a much loved railway which closed in 1969.

Approx. 55 minutes.

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