Reflections on Western Steam Dvd, Part 1




Part 1: West From Paddington.

A look back at the days of working steam on the Western Region of British Railways.

Volume One explores the main line from Paddington.

The programme comprises:

Steam at Paddington during the 1930s and during the period from 1960 to 1963 featuring Pannier tanks, Kings and Castles.

Traffic at Westbourne Park on the approach to Paddington in 1963.

Steam at Old Oak Common.

Sonning Cutting and a glimpse of the branches along the Thames Valley.

Reading in the early 1960s.

Along the Thames Valley to Didcot.

The Steam Sheds at Southall, Reading, Didcot and Oxford.

The Last Days of Steam at Oxford.

The Final Steam Specials featuring in 1967.


Approx. 50 minutes.

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