Steaming through the West Country DVD




A dvd programme full of archive films of railways in the South West of England.We see some very early film of the Great Western in Devon in the 1920s, sequences from the TV archives on the Southern’s route through Okehampton and on to Tavistock including T9 No. 30715 in wonderful colour, a ride up the Somerset & Dorset line shortly before closure and a film taken in 1954 of the 100th anniversary of the branch from Glastonbury to Burnham-on-Sea.

Other films include:

* Survey of Plymouth Laira depot in 1962.

* The Taunton to Barnstaple Line.

* Last train to Launceston from Plymouth in 1962.

* Fowey branch clay trains.

* Bulleid Pacifics at Buckhorn Weston.

* Last employee at Latchley.

* Last steam on the Callington branch.

* Interview with O V S Bulleid.

Approx. 90 minutes.

This dvd is being sold on behalf of and with full permission of the copyright owner – Kingfisher Productions.