East Coast Main Line Dvd, Part 1




Kings Cross and its Approaches.

An exploration of Kings Cross (London) and its associated railway network in the years of steam with archive film from the 1950s and 1960s.


Kings Cross – The Surroundings: The area around the station in the 1950s.

Suburban Services To Moorgate: Steam power on the ‘Widened Lines’ to Moorgate, including N7s and freight.

Kings Cross Station: A detailed look at activity around the station, from the platforms and the famous concourse in the 1950s.

Kings Cross Goods Depot: Activity in and around the bustling depot above the station’s approaches.

31A Top Shed: Steam in and around the depot in the 1950s and 1960s with a variety of the famous East Coast Pacifics including A4s and A3s, plus suburban power.

The Station’s Approaches: The area between Copenhagen and Gas Works Tunnels with various steam activity.

Kings Cross Services – The 1950s: A4s, A1s, A3s, B1s, ‘Britannias’ and N7s are some of the classes featured on a variety of duties.

Kings Cross Services: The end of steam and the last regular steam workings in 1963.

Special Trains: Enthusiasts charters in the 1950s and 1960s including ‘Britannia’, 4472 ‘Flying Scotsman’ and ‘Mallard’.

Kings Cross Today: The station fifty years on, with a comparison of past and present.

Approx. 66 minutes.

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