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Archive of British Steam DVD boxed set

For Christmas Santa brought me this wonderful 3 DVD Boxed-set, which features hours of footage taken around Britain’s Railways and features an impressive array of Steam Traction from around the Country.

The First DVD “British Steam in the 50’s & 60’s concentrates on the last two decades of Steam Operation on Britain’s Railways and features loads of fascinating footage taken by keen amateurs recording the end of an era in Britain’s history. Part One includes steam workings at Clapham Junction and features impressive locomotives like GWR Castles & Kings. Plus an interesting look at Stanier Pacifics on the West Coast Mainline and BR Standard Classes.

Part Two of this DVD features former LNER Passenger & Freight Locomotives, Wellingborough on the Midland Mainline, Bulleid Pacifics on the Southern Region and Britannia’s at Liverpool Street Station, plus many more.

The Second DVD “The Very Best of British Steam of Yesteryear” features more great footage taken by amateurs keen to record this fascinating part of everyday life & provides a great insight into the everyday workings on various routes, including The Waverly Route, The North East, The East Coast Mainline, The South East The North East and The Somerset & Dorset – Which is home to the awesome SDJR 88

The Third DVD “The Very Best of Steam Today” concentrates on the efforts of some of today’s many heritage steam railway lines, without whose efforts many impressive machines would not still exist., and the opportunity to savour the nostalgic atmosphere of a steam railway and run through some very scenic countryside would have been lost ages ago. This DVD features action from some of the most popular and picturesque steam heritage lines including The Bluebell Line, The West Somerset Railway, The North Yorkshire Moors Railway, The East Lancashire Railway, The Keighley & Worth Valley Railway, The Llangollen Railway, The Great Central Railway, The Severn Valley Railway & The Ffestiniog Narrow Gauge Railway

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