Tell a Friend Sell Here Report Listing

B&R Video DVD Volume 196 - Steam Still at Work after August '68 Part 3

£12.50 ($16.43)
Ship to United States : £5.00 ($6.57)
Total : £17.50 ($23.01)
Item is from United Kingdom, bids are GBP(£), USD($) prices are estimates.
Ask Question
Notice from Seller : Although P&P is stated, if buying more than one item from me I will always combine postage for multiple purchases.
  • Condition : New
  • Dispatch : 2 Days
  • Quantity : 1 items
  • Barcode : BR196D
  • Start : Fri 13 Oct 2017 12:24:08 (EDT)
  • Close : Mon 23 Oct 2017 12:24:08 (EDT)
  • Remain :
bunsock accepts payment via PayPal
Checks/Cheques, Money/Postal Orders
International Shipping to United States for 1 item(s) edit
Royal Mail International Standard = £5.00 ($6.57)

Shipping Calculator


 

Seller's Description

B & R DVD Volume 196 - Steam Still at Work after August '68 Part 3

I quote from the box:

‘Our "Steam Still at Work" series of films features the steam scene after the end of main line steam on British Railways in 1968. The series continues until the "Return to Steam" tours on BR in October 1971. In this third part we discover that whilst BR main line steam did indeed finish in August 1968, enthusiasts could still find their cherished 'Iron Horses' at work around the country during 1969.

That bete noire of 1960s railways, Dr. Richard Beeching, proved that a leopard can change its spots, as in April 1969 he reopened a line - the Dart Valley Railway.

London Transport was still using steam for things like permanent way trains with ex-GWR pannier tanks doing the job. Whilst we would have to wait until October 1971 before 6000 King George V removed the main line steam ban, in 1969 this magnificent locomotive could be found at Bulmer's cider factory, Hereford.

Dedicated steam hunters could also venture over the water, and we follow the RPSI two-day tour from Belfast to Cork. "Flying Scotsman" was the exception to the ban on main line steam, as owner Alan Pegler had secured a contract with BR allowing him to do so. There was also narrow-gauge steam, and we visit the Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch Railway in Kent during May 1969. In the same month a trip is also made to the Talyllyn Railway.

At Didcot the Great Western Society had moved in during 1967 and were preparing for their first open day in May 1969. Another first open day was the Steamtown Railway Museum, Carnforth on 1st. June 1969.

We cover the Longmoor Military Railway in Hampshire in detail - David Shepherd is present for the naming ceremony of 92203 and famous engine driver Sammy Gingell helps with 35028. WD 2-10-0 "Gordon" is seen hauling a BR special around the system during July 1969. By now the Keighley & Worth Valley in Yorkshire had been operating for one year and we see this delightful line basking in the summer sunshine.

Industrial steam is not forgotten - the Walkden system near Manchester featured North Staffordshire 0-6-2T "Sir Robert," and the British Oak Coal Disposal Point near Wakefield used' Jinty' 47445. Another trip in the summer of 1969 was to the Cricklewood open day with 7029, 5593, 5428, and the legendary "Kestrel" - the 4,000hp diesel later sold to the Soviet Union.’

Running time is approx 60 minutes.

I am not sure about the compatibility of overseas DVD players with UK DVDs.  If this is being purchased for overseas use, please ensure that your equipment is compatible.

The DVD will be posted in a good quality padded envelope.

If you buy multiple items I will adjust the postage and packing costs appropriately.

From UK buyers I accept payment by PayPal, UK Cheque or Postal Order. Non-UK buyers must pay by PayPal.

 

Listing Information

Listing TypeGallery Listing
Listing ID#159688166
Start TimeFri 13 Oct 2017 12:24:08 (EDT)
Close TimeMon 23 Oct 2017 12:24:08 (EDT)
Starting BidFixed Price (no bidding)
Item ConditionNew
Bids0
Views4
Dispatch Time2 Days
Quantity1
LocationUnited Kingdom
Auto ExtendNo
Item Specifics
MPN (Manufacturer Product Number) BR196D Brand BR Video Productions

Seller Recent Feedback

Returns Policy

Returns Accepted

Purchase Activity

Username Time & Date Amount
No Bids as of Yet
This is a single item listing. If an auction is running, the winning bidder will be the highest bidder.

Questions and Answers

No Questions Asked About This Listing Yet
I understand the Q&A policies

Your Recently Viewed Items   clear