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LNER Steam Action Dvd: 2009-2013
The London and North Eastern Railway (LNER) was the second largest of the ‘Big Four’ railway companies created by the Railways Act 1921 in Britain.
It existed from 1st January 1923 until nationalisation on 1st January 1948, when it was divided into the new British Railways’ Eastern Region, North Eastern Region and partially the Scottish Region.
The LNER was famous for its prestigious high speed trains, but gained a lot of its income from the coal fields of North East England.
Routes varied from the flat agricultural land of East Anglia, to the severe curves and gradients of Scotland and the Pennines.
The route mileage was 6,590 miles and the LNER owned 7,700 locomotives, 20,000 coaching vehicles and 29,700 freight vehicles.
The LNER used a number of liveries on its trains. Most common were lined apple green on its passenger locomotives and unlined black on freight locomotives, both with gold lettering. Passenger carriages were generally varnished teak (wood) finish; the few metal-panelled coaches were painted to represent teak. Some special trains and A4 Pacific locomotives were painted differently, including silver-grey and garter blue.
This dvd features a whole collection of LNER Engines hauling passenger and freight services at preserved railways and on the mainline between 2009 and 2013.
Some of the steam engines featured include:
LNER A1 No.60163 ‘Tornado’
LNER A4 No.60007 ‘Sir Nigel Gresley’
LNER A4 No.60009 ‘Union Of South Africa’
LNER A4 No.60019 ‘Bittern’ (Also as No.4494)
LNER B1 No.61264
LNER B1 No.61306 ‘Mayflower’
LNER B12 No.8572
LNER J72 No.69023 ‘Joem’
LNER K1 No.62005 ‘Lord of the Isles’
LNER K4 No.61994 ‘The Great Marquess’
LNER N2 No.1744
LNER N7 No.69621
LNER Q6 No.63395
LNER O4 No.63601
And many others too.
Approx. 96 minutes.
This dvd is being sold on behalf of and with full permission of the copyright owner – Steaming Around Yorkshire Film Productions – SAY.