Piers & Pier Railways Dvd
The seaside pier is a well-loved feature of many resorts.
Some of them had a railway line running to the end, initially to move luggage from steamers, the passengers.
This programme takes a look at piers around the country and features film of those still operating and those that have passed into history.
Extensive sequences on Ryde, Southend, Hythe and Southport.
Plus film of Walton, Ramsey and Blackpool’s North Pier.
Some piers had wooden scenic railways on or near by and miniature railways.
Rare film also shows piers suffering from fires and drifting ships.
Approx. 85 minutes.
This new dvd is being sold with full permission of Heritage in Motion.