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Volume 127

Steam Around The Weald Part 2 (60-mins) Price £19.75

The area covered in this archive video film is around the Weald Area of Kent, Surrey and Sussex; from OXTED to BRIGHTON and TONBRIDGE to GUILDFORD, with a visit to TUNBRIDGE WELLS.

Filmed from 1959 to 1967, it contains predominately steam haulage of the many trains that ran on the lines in the area before steam was eliminated. Our film features nearly 30 different classes of locomotives from Schools to Bulleids, K Class Moguls. Maunsell Moguls and H Class tanks. Plus shed visits to EASTBOURNE, NORWOOD JUNCTION and REDHILL.

There are steam specials to the Bluebell line in the 1960s when the Ardingly line was still open and even some Western power with Moguls and Manors on the Redhill line. A feast of long lost motive power in the great days of steam in the south east of England.

Cover Photo: Keith Pirt, “H” Class tank No.31177 near Brasted 1960.

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Volume 112

Steam into Wessex Part 1 (60-mins) Price £19.75

A Southern Region film following the route from Waterloo to Southampton.

There is a diversion to the GUILDFORD to REDHILL line with scenes mainly in 1963 with S15 and Maunsell moguls prominent. The Southern main line has visits to WIMBLEDON, WOKING, FARNBOROUGH, BASINGSTOKE, MICHELDEVER and WINCHESTER.

The Didcot, Newbury and Southampton Railway is covered in the early 1960’s with T9 and Western motive power.

Travelling south-westwards via SHAWFORD and ALLEROOK we reach EASTLEIGH with 9F and Britannia types mixing it with various Southern types including C14 and un-rebuilt Bulleids, even 35028. 3440 CITY of TRURO puts in an appearance.

HAYLING ISLAND branch scenes, LONGMOOR, not on an open day! and SOUTHAMPTON DOCKS with a T9 and B4 joining the usual USA tanks. The QUEEN MARY was in port.

Filmed from 1959 to 1966 this production has fascinating and sometimes rare views of the Southern Region at work with many different classes and some visitors as well. The majority of the film is in colour and an informative commentary has been added with an authentic soundtrack.

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Volume 66

Southern Steam Finale Part 6 (60-mins) Price £19.75

The continuing story of the last eighteen months of Southern Steam. This volume covers the period January to March 1967. As in all volumes in this definitive series, the general Southern scene is portrayed between Waterloo and Weymouth. Although steam was in decline from the January timetable, we search it out throughout the region portraying any unusual events and give the reasons why. There were railtours over normally non-steam lines, the LCGB ran its 100th railtour during this period, much more successful than its 99th, seen in Part 5. The tour visited Chessington, Shepperton, Windsor and Reading Central Goods. The Surrey Downsman went to Oxted, Redhill and Kensington Olympia; it ended at a steamless London Bridge. We look at and examine Ron Cover’s attempts to dignify the steam engine with fabricated but brilliant numberplates. 3442 “The Great Marquess” visited the region and we follow its run from Victoria to Brighton, Chichester and Southampton. The first electric trains ran on the Isle of Wight as the last O2′s were cut up at Newport. Another tour took a Bulleid pacific to Eastbourne. The story is told in the usual informative manner of this series after much research and knowledge from people who witnessed these events.

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