Steam through the Garden of England Dvd




An exploration of steam operations on the main and secondary lines to Kent and the Sussex Coast in the 1950s and 1960s.

Through The London Suburbs: Including Bricklayers Arms Shed and Bromley South with ‘Schools’, ‘King Arthurs’, L1s, V1s, Bulleid Pacifics and Class 5s.

A Final Run: Including the last ‘Atlantic’ in service with 32424 ‘Beachy Head’ on the historic RCTS special of 1958 on the main line.

The Westerham Branch: ‘H’ Class motive power on this delightful branch in the shadow of the North Downs.

Tonbridge and its Main Lines: L1s, Bulleid Pacifics, ‘Schools’ and ‘H’ Class push-pulls on a variety of traffic including the ‘Golden Arrow’ around this busy junction. Featuring the classic climb to Hildenborough.

To the Sussex Coast: Steam activity on the branches via Oxted and Steyning to Brighton.

A Southern Branch Junction – Paddock Wood: Terriers on the Kent & East Sussex Railway just before closure, plus Ashford Works and Station in 1959 and 1960.

This programme provides a rare portrait of steam through the Garden of England.

Plus Bonus Footage: The Kent & East Sussex Railway.

Approx. 70 minutes.

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