Memories of British Railways Dvd: 1965 to 1978




The years after the end of steam on British Railways were often ignored by photographers.

In this programme we compile a series of scenes of the diesel era during a period of transition.

The programme includes:

Cogload Junction near Taunton during the period 1967 to 1970: With ‘Warships’, ‘Westerns’, ‘Hymeks’, ‘Peaks’ and Brush Type 4s.

The Bridport Branch: A journey along the branch from Bridport to Maiden Newton.

Stratford Upon Avon to Honeybourne: Just prior to closure.

Bewdley: In BR days with DMUs.

Manchester to Sheffield via Woodhead in 1969: With Passenger and Freight.

Class 40s on the Royal Train.

Class 25s and Class 40s at Carnforth.

Deltics at York.

Class 40s and Deltics: On the East Coast Main Line in the late 1960s.

Bristol in 1965: With ‘Peaks’, ‘Warships’ and ‘Westerns’.

‘Hymeks’: At Mangotsfield, Worcester and the Central Wales Line and a Class 40 in Scotland.

Exeter in 1974: With ‘Westerns’ and Class 31s.

BRCW Type 3s and Brush Type 4s: On the line from Bournemouth to Weymouth in 1967.

Yeovil from 1965 to the 1970s: With ‘Warships’ Type 1s, Class 33s, Class 45s and Class 40s.

1970s Miscellany: Featuring Hastings Units, Class 50s and the Midland Main Line in 1977.

Plus: Midland St Johns, an 03 at Newcastle and Deltics at Kings Cross.

Approx. 66 minutes.

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