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Little & Large Dvd: North Yorkshire Moors Railway Dvd, Part 1
The North Yorkshire Moors Railway first opened in 1836 as the Whitby and Pickering Railway, the railway was planned in 1831 by George Stephenson as a means of opening up trade routes inland from the then important seaport of Whitby.
The railway was first designed and built to be used by horse drawn carriages.
Today, the North Yorkshire Moors Railway is one of the UK’s longest preserved railways, running 18 miles from Pickering to Grosmont with some services continuing to Whitby.
Steam trains run frequently calling at Pickering, Levisham, Newtondale Halt, Goathland and Grosmont passing through picturesque scenery across the North Yorkshire Moorland.
Steam engines of all shapes and sizes have graced their presence along the 18 mile route.
This double disc DVD features several of those engines slogging their hearts out up the 1 in 49 gradient from Grosmont to Goathland and passing through the beautiful scenery the railway has to offer.
Some of the engines featured include:
LNER A1 No.60163 ‘Tornado’
LNER A4 No.60007 ‘Sir Nigel Gresley’
LNER A4 No.60019 ‘Bittern’ (Also as LNER Garter Blue No.4494)
LNER J72 No.69023 ‘Joem’
LNER K1 No.62005 ‘Lord of the Isles’
LNER N7 No.1744
LNER Q6 No.63395
LMS 5MT No.44767 ‘George Stephenson’
LMS 5MT No.44871
LMS 5MT No.45212
LMS 5MT No.45407 ‘The Lancashire Fusilier’
LMS 5MT No.45428
LMS 7F No.53809
LMS 7F No.49395
BR 4MT No.80072
BR 4MT No.76069
BR 4MT No.75029
BR 7MT No.70000 ‘Britannia’
BR 7MT No.70013 ‘Oliver Cromwell’
BR 8P No.71000 ‘Duke of Gloucester’
BR 9F No.92214 ‘Cock o’ the North’
GWR 56XX No.6619
GWR 78XX No.7822 ‘Foxcote Manor’
SR S15 No.825
SR BoB No.34070 ‘Manston’
SR 5P No.30926 ‘Repton’
And many others.
Engines both little and large are witnessed hauling a range of passenger and freight services along the 18 mile route including trackside shots.
Several photo charters are featured on throughout the DVD these include freight charters with 7822, 69023 ‘Joem’, 80072, 92214 and 825.
Approx. 133 minutes.
This dvd is being sold on behalf of and with full permission of the copyright owner – Steaming Around Yorkshire Film Productions – SAY.