Landscapes of Steam DVD, Part 6: The Cumbrian Hills




The Steam Locations, The Motive Power, The Trains & Workings.

An exploration of steam on the West Coast Main Line from Tebay to Carlisle in the days of working steam.

Tebay Station & Shed: With views from a number of vantage points showing steam arriving and taking on bankers for the climb to Shap.

Through the Lune Gorge: ‘Britannias’, ‘Duchesses’, Black 5s, a Patriot and ‘Royal Scots’ on the spectacular section of line that included Dillicar Troughs.

Low Gill to Grayrigg: With passenger and freight as well as the ‘Little North Western’ to Sedburgh.

Greenholme: With views from this famous vantage point with a variety of steam action and bankers.

Scout Green: With action around the lonely level crossing and box.

Shap Wells: With views from the just before the summit.

Shap: Including shunting the yard and bankers detaching and returning to Tebay.

By Banker to the Summit: With a footplate journey from Tebay to Shap aboard to 2-6-4 tank.

North to Carlisle: Including ‘Duchesses’.

30 Years after the End of Steam: With a comparison of past and present.

Approx. 60 minutes.

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