Power of the Halls & Granges DVD




A profile of two classic 4-6-0 designs from the days of the Great Western Railway.

A study of the Great Westerns ‘Maids of all Work’.

The programme comprises:

The Design and Development of the ‘Halls’: From the days of the GWR to the BR era.

The Building Programme: Sampling various builds of the class through to the ‘Modified Halls’ of the BR era.

The ‘Halls’ in Service: With film through the Western Region in the 1950s and 60s, plus the class in action on the Southern.

The ‘Halls’ in Preservation: With film from the 1970s through to the present day from the main line and preserved railways.

The Design of the ‘Granges’: Including the building programme.

The ‘Granges’ in Service: With film from the Western region in the days of steam.

Approx. 66 minutes.

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