Railscene Magazine 37 DVD: May/June 1993





Opening Scene: Corfe Castle in the Purbecks, as a backdrop to the NRMs T9 on a special local passenger train.

Preservation News Focus: Changes and exchanges on Britain’s preserved railways – featuring 60009 at Llangollen, 67521 at the Nene Valley, 30926 in North Yorkshire, 2005 on the Weardale Line, 78022 in the Worth Valley, 46521 at Toddington, 7325 at Bewdley, 6106 and 48773 on the West Somerset.

Middleton Freight: The Leeds industrial line staged a photographic freight day, with the newly restored Y7 0-4-0T and a re-numbered Sentinel.

Swanage Specials: Double-headed Bulleid ‘originals’, both at Swanage and on the Mid-Hants and the T9s ‘farewell’.

Diesel Gala: Preserved diesel in action, on the Mid-Hants, Severn Valley and North Yorkshire Moors featuring ‘Deltics’, 50s, 45s and D200 on a freight.

Table 145 – Light Dawns: The nightmare is nearly over – or is it? Class 159s are taking over the Salisbury-Exeter line at last, but 47/7s are still at work, sometimes replaced by 33s, but DEMUs will soon ‘thump’ no more.

BR Newslines: Including the green E6003, the VSOE in Leeds, 33s at Weymouth, Provincial 37, 20s in France and the UK, etc.

Cab Ride – Chester to Shrewsbury: A Sprinter run over this border line railway between England and Wales.

Main Line Steam: A great variety, as ever, from triple Stanier Pacifics, 80080 to ‘Skeggy’, ‘5069’, 44767 on test, 60532 to Scarborough, 70000 at Yeovil, amongst others!

Hunslet Hundred: All the little Hunslets, plus a new Fairlie, ‘Palmerston’ and ‘Sgt Murphy’ celebrated ‘Linda’ and ‘Blanche’s’ centenary year.

Isle of Man – The Year of Railways: Events celebrating the Manx Electric Railway’s centenary, with double headers, steam on the MER, parallel running and so on.

Cover Photo: 2MT 78022 storms through Ingrow West Station.

Approximately 90 minutes.