By Southern to Coast Dvd
Following the Southern Railway from Waterloo to Weymouth.
A detailed look at the former Southern main line from Waterloo to Southampton, Bournemouth and Weymouth using a wealth of rare archive film, from the years from Nationalization to July 1967.
The programme comprises:
A History of the Route: From LSWR days to Nationalisation.
Waterloo to Clapham Junction: Steam at London’s last terminus and Nine Elms, plus Clapham Junction in the 1960s.
Clapham Junction to Basingstoke: Bulleid Pacifics at speed on this distinctive main line with its pneumatically operated semaphores. King Arthurs, and 700 Class 0-6-0s are also featured in the early 1960s.
Basingstoke to Southampton: From quadruple to double track with more Bulleids at high speed for the run through Eastleigh. Includes Southampton Docks and the Bournemouth Belle.
To the Dorset Coast: M7s at Brockenhurst, the ‘Castlemans Corkscrew’, Bournemouth Central and Shed, Wareham, Dorchester and the 1 in 50 grade of Upwey Bank, plus Weymouth.
Steam on the Swanage Railway: Featuring passenger and freight with M7 30053, 34072 275 Squadron, plus archive views.
The Mid-Hants Railway: With steam ‘Crossing the Alps’ in the preservation era.
Southern Main Line Steam: With the first daylight steam to Weymouth and Basingstoke in the Preservation era.
Approx. 80 minutes.
This dvd is being sold on behalf of and with full permission of the copyright owner – Transport Video Publishing (TVP).