Railscene Magazine 10 DVD: Winter 1986/87





Newslines – The Big Freeze: Snowblowing in Kent, rescuing a 33, electrics in trouble.

Colourful Shunters: LMS, BR green, Network, GE Blue, Railfreight 08s and a green 03!

Cab Ride –  The Coal Run: From Bentinck Colliery to Ratcliffe Power Station aboard 58041 ‘Ratcliffe Power Station’ down the Erewash Valley into Toton Yard.

BR Today: The Leicester Gap. As the Gap narrows we examine the freight and cross-country route from Syston Junction through Manton Junction to Stamford and the main line at Kettering and Wellingborough.

Steam on the Main Line: BR’s steam specials at Christmas 1986 from Marylebone with 777 Sir Lamiel and 4472 Flying Scotsman.

Portuguese Steam Finale: Last steam workings in 1986 on branches in Portugal, featuring a Mallet tank and an 0-6-2T.

Blue Star Update: Progress on the Merchant Navy from Barry as seen in Railscene No.2, together with pictures of Barry scrapyard in 1987.

Preservation – The Severn Valley Revisited (Part 2): The northern part of this famous line from Highley to Bridgnorth, in Autumn 1986.

Archive Film: Cam Camwell’s BR Steam in the late 50s – featuring scenes on the Midland and Great Northern, colour film in West Wales, on the S&C and the NE line across the Pennines to Darlington, the Dartmoor Tramway at Laira.

News: Duke of Gloucester’s return, P Class on KESR, Bluebell awards, L&Y 0-6-0s on KWVR and at Carnforth, 6201 on S&C, Mallard goes north, 35028 Clan Line on Saunderton, Maud on the Edinburgh Sub, Kolhapur to York, 3440 on SLOAs last train, wires down on Shap, 89001 starts trials on WCML, NSE 86, Cambridge Electrics, new 144s and Sprinter 2s, Hastings survivors, 37/9s, etc.

Approximately 115 minutes .