Power of the Big Four Dvd




Locomotives from the heyday of steam.

A journey through the TVP archives past and present with the emphasis on the heyday of steam power when the designs of the ‘Big Four’ dominated.

The programme comprises film from the main line steam scene in recent months together with archive film from the 1960s from the Southern, Western and Scottish regions.

The Grouping of 1923.

The A4s with archive film from Scotland and 60024 on the Southern in 1967.

The West Coast – ‘Duchess’ Pacifics.

Bulleids Pacifics including the last years of steam on the Southern.

34067 ‘Tangmere’ in 2006.

The Great Western Railway with 6024 ‘King Edward 1st’ and archive film from the 1960s including Panniers and Halls.

Great Western steam in 2006.

The LMS Blacks 5s.

The LNER B1s.

The Jubilees.

Heavy freight designs with the Churchward 2-8-0s and the 8fs.

Introduced from the National Railway Museum by Graham Aldous.

Plus a special bonus feature: The ‘Big Four’ in preservation.

A variety of main line performers around the network in the days of British Railways.


 4472 Flying Scotsman

 46229 Duchess of Hamilton

5029 Nunney Castle

Jubilee 45596

60009 Union of South Africa

8F 48151

6233 Duchess of Sutherland

Approx. 84 minutes.

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