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Stanier Pacifics Dvd




The Princess Royals & Coronations.

An in-depth history of Staniers legendary Pacifics.

Staniers magnificent Pacifics provided ‘top link’ power for the West Coast Main Line in the era of steam.

This programme uses archive film to provide a comprehensive account of these powerful locomotives from the 1930s to the present day.

The highlights include:

A ‘Princess’ under construction.

Lineside and footplate views from the 1930s.

6201s epic 401 mile run to Glasgow.

The ‘Turbomotive’ at Euston and on the main line.

‘Coronation’ being built.

The record breaking run to Crewe.

BR days with shots from Euston, Camden Bank, Watford Junction, Bushey Troughs, Tamworth and Crewe.

The climb to Shap including 6208 at Shap Wells and 6209 at Greenholme.

Railtours including 46251 on the ‘East Midlander’.

Parcel and freight workings including 46200 on the Aberdeen fish train.

46248 shunting at Bletchley.

46235 on the Broad Street milk.

Preservation action plus much more!

In addition we take a close look at the namings, locos on shed, the effects of the removal of the streamlining and a guide to the footplate.

Approx. 90 minutes.

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