Steaming Around Britain 2022 DVD
Step back into the action of 2022, this four disc DVD, Steaming Around Britain 2022 features over six hours of top quality action from around the UK, showcasing a varied collection of steam locomotives, working at both preserved railways and on the mainline.
Whether you’re a mainline, preserved or narrow gauge enthusiast, this four disc DVD has something for everyone. During 2022, we’ve travelled over 37,000 miles to bring you all the action from across the country; from the Scottish Highlands to Cornwall and Devon, Norfolk to Snowdonia, what more would you need to recall the best bits of 2022?
A wide collection of heritage railways are featured from around the UK, some of which include:
– Chasewater Railway
– East Lancashire Railway
– Embsay & Bolton Abbey Railway
– Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railway
– Gloucestershire & Warwickshire Railway
– Great Central Railway
– Keighley & Worth Valley Railway
– Mid Hants Railway
– North Norfolk Railway
– North Yorkshire Moors Railway
– Peak Rail
– Severn Valley Railway
– South Devon Railway
– Tanfield Railway
– West Somerset Railway
Mainline charters are featured from throughout the year, each travelling at speed at various locations around the UK. Charters include: ‘The Great Britain XIV’, ‘The Jacobite’, ‘The Waverley’, ‘The Dalesman’, ‘The Fellsman’, ‘The Lakelander’, ‘The White Rose’, ‘The Northern Belle’, ‘The Cumbrian Mountain Express’, The Scarborough Spa Express’, ‘The Mancunian’, ‘The Peaks Express’ plus others too.
Mainline charters are included from a selection of different locations across the UK including: Shap, Beattock, Settle & Carlisle Railway, the 1 in 37 Lickey Incline, West Highland Extension, Cumbrian Coast, Miles Platting, Welsh Marches, the East Coast Mainline plus others too.
Many locomotives are featured including: 4498 ‘Sir Nigel Gresley’, 45699 ‘Galatea’ (running as 45562 ‘Alberta’), 45596 ‘Bahamas’, 45407 ‘The Lancashire Fusilier’, 45231 ‘The Sherwood Forester’, 70000 ‘Britannia’, 46100 ‘Royal Scot’, 46115 ‘Scots Guardsman’, 6233 ‘Duchess Of Sutherland’, 34046 ‘Braunton’, 35018 ‘British India Line’, 34067 ‘Tangmere’, 45690 ‘Leander’, 7029 ‘Clun Castle’, 44871, 44932, 45212 plus others too.
2022 saw the much anticipated return of LNER A4 No.4498 ‘Sir Nigel Gresley’, carrying its LNER wartime black livery. ‘Sir Nigel Gresley’ is seen at the Severn Valley Railway’s spring steam gala; its return to the mainline, running over the Settle & Carlisle Railway and Shap; followed by the North Yorkshire Moors Railway.
‘Great Britain XIV’ ran during April 2022, the 9-day tour travelled across the UK, featuring a variety of different steam locomotives. Footage is included from day 1 – London to Edinburgh, day 5 – Stirling to Grange-Over-Sands, day 6 – Grange-Over-Sands to Cardiff and day 9 – Penzance to London.
Two trips to the Scottish Highlands are featured of the award winning ‘Jacobite’ service. Running from Fort William to Mallaig, LMS 5MT No.44871, LMS 5MT No.45407 ‘The Lancashire Fusilier’ and LMS 5MT No.45212 are seen hauling services at various locations.
The Welsh Highland Railway celebrated the centenary of the reopening between Dinas and Rhyd-Ddu. During July 2022, the railway featured sole surviving Hunslet Engine Co. 2-6-2T ‘Russell’ during their ‘WHR 100: South Snowdon’ event.
A collection of photo charters are featured during this DVD including 0-6-0ST No.1208 ‘Illingworth’ and L&YR ‘A Class’ No.52322 at the Embsay & Bolton Abbey Railway, GWR 45xx No.5553 at Peak Rail and Hunslet Engine Company 16″ No.3783 ‘Hollybank No.3’ at Chasewater Railway.
2022 saw the mainline return of several steam locomotives, including LMS 5MT No.44932, SR BoB No.34067 ‘Tangmere’ and BR 7MT No.70000 ‘Britannia’.
Throughout the four discs a wide collection of events are featured from many different preserved railways including freight demonstration services, vintage services, gravity trains, express services and much more.
The DVD features no commentary, allowing you to fully appreciate the sound of the steam locomotives working hard. Short titles are included throughout informing you of the date, railway / charter name, locomotive and location.
Note: This product features no drone videography. Our ‘From The Air: 2022 Review’ will feature our aerial videography from throughout 2022.
Number of discs: 4
Approx. 369 minutes.
This DVD is being sold on behalf of and with full permission of the copyright owner – Steaming Around Yorkshire Film Productions – SAY.