Railways of Hertfordshire DVD, Part 4




A journey around Hertfordshire through archive film.

Two contrasting Hertfordshire Branches – The Buntingford Branch and the Nickey Line.

This follows on from our three previous volumes looking at the branches in the area.

The Buntingford Branch: A journey along the line from the junction at St. Margarets and through the intermediate stations at Mardock, Hadham, Standon, Braughing and Westmill.
Includes a journey along the line in a DMU, the history of the railway and the remains of the branch in recent years.

The Nickey Line: The branch from Harpenden to Hemel Hempstead starting with a history of the line.
The rundown of passenger services is followed by a look at freight services until complete closure in 1979.
Includes the Railway Correspondence and Travel Societies special of 1958, the South Bedfordshire Locomotive Clubs Special of 1960 and the LCGB specials of the 1970s.
The Hemelite trains with views from the cab and lineside and featuring Drewry shunter D2203 and Clayton diesel D8568.
The line is then explored prior to tracklifting. Finally, we take a look at the remains of the line in recent months.

Approx. 100 minutes.

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