Westerns Dvd: Story of the Class 52s




Celebrating the first 30 years!

The life and times of the ‘Westerns’ from their introduction in 1961 to the preservation era.

The programme comprises:

The Early Years: With the class in their early liveries.

West Country Westerns: At work on passenger services during the 1970s from Taunton to Penzance.

Western Freight: Showing a selection on freight during their later years.

‘King Arthurs’ and ‘700’ Class 0-6-0s are also featured in the early 1960s.

The Final Years: Featuring the class during their last years of service.

Western Railtours: With a wide range including: Western Sunset, Westerns South Western, The Cornishman, Western Memorial, Capitals United Express, Western Finale, Western Requiem, Western Lament, and the farewell Western Tribute.

Western Preservation: Restoration, a cab ride, start-up procedure, and lineside action.

Plus Bonus Footage:

Westerns in action on the Severn Valley.

The return of Westerns to china clay duties.

The return to the main line of D1013 Western Champion

Approx. 55 minutes, plus bonus footage.

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