Vintage Narrow Gauge Dvd




A journey through the archives showing a number of railways during the 1950s and 1960s.

Irish Narrow Gauge in the 1950s focusing on:

The County Donegal Railway with steam and diesel railcars at Strabane and on the lines to Letterkenny and Donegal featuring Number 4 Meenglas and Number 11 Phoenix.

The Cavan & Leitrim Railway with trains on the ‘main line’ between Belturbet and Dromod, and on the Drumshalbo Branch.

Locomotives include the former Tralee and Dingle locomotives numbers 3T and 6T.

The Isle of Man Steam Railway in 1967, including the now closed section from Douglas to Peel and the re-opening specials of March 1967.

The Great Orme Railway in 1967.

The Snowdon Mountain Railway in the 1950s and 1960s before the arrival of steam.

The Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway with goods and passenger trains in the 1960s running between Llanfair Caereinion and Castle Caereinion.

Features The Earl and The Countess.

The Ffestiniog Railway with scenes taken in 1959 and the 1960s on the section to Tan-y-Bwich featuring Prince, Earl of Merioneth and Linda.

The Talyllyn Railway during the period 1950 to 1967.

The Fairbourne Railway in the 1960s when it was a 15 inch gauge line.

The Vale of Rheidol Railway filmed between 1959 and 1967.

Plus, The Mumbles Railway with rare film taken in 1959, its last full year of operation, and featuring the trams built by Brush Electrical Engineering.

Approx. 60 minutes.

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