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31 Bulleid Pacifics survive in Britain today – 28 of them rescued from Barry scrapyard. This DVD surveys these priceless engines, now held in preservation, covering every one from 34007 Wadebridge to 34105 Swanage and from 35005 Canadian Pacific through to 35029 Ellerman Lines. Enjoy thrilling action from the 1970s and 80s!
This 100-minute DVD captures the sight and sound of these popular locomotives and we cover all thirty of the Light Pacifics and Merchant Navys scattered around the UK. Thrilling sequences of Clan Line during its long career on the main line from 1974 and in its other guises as long-lost class mates. Tangmere in all manner of locations during its ten-year stint since restoration.
Footage from the 1980s reveals No. 34092 City of Wells’s triumphant period in the northern fells. See the many liveries carried by the Light Pacifics during preservation, from Southern malachite green to BR express passenger green on No.34081 92 Squadron. Seven Merchant Navy class Pacifics still remain to be steamed again, all but three Light Pacifics from Barry out of eighteen are yet to operate.