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Steaming Around Britain’s Mainline 2011 Dvd
This double disc dvd set from 2011 is yet another epic complication of footage from around the UK mainline.
2011 has seen many unusual charter services run including the first Great Western Castle to take on Copy Pit near Blackburn.
The tour that ran in April saw the Castle run from Tyseley through Yorkshire and across to Lancashire including a tremendous attack of Copy Pit.
After extensive boiler repairs LNER A1 No.60163 ‘Tornado’ appeared for the first time on the UK Rail Network in May carrying a BR Brunswick Green livery.
Footage is included from the engines test runs in May, plus various other mainline charter work including the engines first appearance on the East Coast Mainline with the BR Brunswick Green livery.
After a recent spell at the NRM Shildon, LNER A4 No.4468 ‘Mallard’ was moved back to York in July hauled by GWR Hall No.5972 ‘Olton Hall’.
The National Railway Museum also held several shuttle services between their two sites at York and Shildon over two weekends in September.
The tours were highly popular and featured a variety of traction including GWR Hall No.5972, LMS 8P No.6201 and LMS 5MT No.45305.
Many of the charters include:
‘The Scarborough Spa Express’
‘The Merseyside Moorlander’
‘The Cumbrian Mountain Express’
‘The Cathedrals Express’ and many others too.
Engines featured include:
LMS 5MT No.44871
LMS 5MT No.44932
LMS 5MT No.45305
LMS 5MT No.45407 ‘The Lancashire Fusilier’
LMS 5XP No.5690 ‘Leander’
LMS 7P No.46115 ‘Scots Guardsman’
LMS 8F No.48151
LMS 8P No.6201 ‘Princess Elizabeth’
LNER A1 No.60163 ‘Tornado’
LNER A4 No.60019 ‘Bittern’ (As No.4492 ‘Dominion Of New Zealand’)
LNER A4 No.4498 ‘Mallard’
LNER K4 No.61994 ‘The Great Marquess’
BR 7MT No.70013 ‘Oliver Cromwell’
BR 8P No.71000 ‘Duke Of Gloucester’
GWR 57XX No.7754
GWR 57XX No.9600
GWR Hall No.5972 ‘Olton Hall’
GWR Castle No.5043 ‘Earl of Mount Edgecumbe’
SR BoB No.34067 ‘Tangmere’
This dvd is being sold on behalf of and with full permission of the copyright owner – Steaming Around Yorkshire Film Productions – SAY.