Railway Newsreels DVD, Part 2, British Pathe News




Rare and historic film from railways in Britain in the 20th Century.

The second edition in our series relating to the archive films in the British Pathe collection.

This volume has another selection of rare films going back as far as the 1920s and up to the 1960s.

Contents Include:

Naming of Channel Packet at Eastleigh 1941.

King Arthur and Jubilee class at Eastleigh in 1925.

The Bluebell Railway in colour in 1961.

A look around Queen Victoria’s carriage of 1869.

Kent Coast Electrification 1957.

Departure of 60010 Dominion of Canada for Canada by sea 1967.

Colour film of the artist Terence Cuneo at work on the LMR 1960.

Miniature railway at Stapleford Park, Leicestershire.

Locospotter’s film including scenes of Ian Allan Specials 1953.

‘Goodbye to Steam’ BR’s Modernisation Plan update 1958.

Launch of the Blue Pullman 1960.

In colour, scrapping steam at Brighton and new Hastings Diesel Units at Eastleigh.

Doncaster Train Crash 1947.

Steam being scrapped at Stratford, London 1961.

Dramatic scenes of 60007 Sir Nigel Gresley on the test plant at Rugby 1948.

BR film about demolishing old bridges and building new structures 1957.

HM The Queen meets railwaymen at Liverpool Street Station and Mr Marples and Dr Beeching 1962.

Derby Carriage Works with a visit by Barbara Castle 1967.

Swindon Scrap line 1938.

LMS Coronation Scot prepares to be sent to New York’s World’s Fair 1939.

Southern Belle 21st anniversary at Brighton in 1929.

Launch of D1 Scafell Pike 1959.

Ffestiniog Railway in 1936 centenary year.

LMS Royal Scot being loaded for shipment and operated in the USA 1933.

Royal Scot being delivered, in colour, to Butlins at Skegness 1963.

Making steam locomotive wheels at GWR works 1936.

Exporting NBL locomotives to India from Glasgow 1933.

LNER ‘U1’ Garrett locomotive being launched at the Beyer Peacock Co. at Gorton 1925.

Westerham Railway with innovative new traffic since closure 1963.

Nunnington East Yorkshire new station occupants.

LNER Mallard retirement and restoration to blue livery.

East Coast Main Line operation with corridor tender exchanges 1952.

Final run in BR service of 60103 Flying Scotsman and handover to Alan Pegler 1963.

Museum of British Transport at Clapham, South London 1970.

Approx. 59 minutes.

This dvd is being sold on behalf of and with full permission of the copyright owner – Kingfisher Productions.