Steam Around The Weald Part 1 (B&R Vol. 39)

SKU: BR1736

£19.95

60 mins.

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Out of the wealth of Southern Region films, and we certainly are no exception in producing them, the area in the south-east of England around the Weald was not captured on film that often. Bob Todd did manage to cover the area reasonably well and along with Brian Lockey, Eric Hayman and Frank Wakelan we have produced a one-hour programme full of variety from 1958 to 1966. The film begins with the Sussex Coast tour of 1962 with T9 No.120, E6, E4, K and M7 classes used via Horsham, Bognor and Eastbourne. Before the Kent Coast electrification began there was another nice tour, run with 30782 "Sir Brian", H and U classes. Next the Gravesend to Allhallows and Westerham branches are covered and severn minutes of the Hawkhurst branch with H and C classes from the SECR. On the Blubell line before closure (see Newick and Chailey and West Hoathley), and Atlantic "Beachy Head" at Brighton. In 1959 a tour was run from Tunbridge Wells via Horsted Keynes with C2X No.32535 as motive power, watch this in full colour! Early Bluebell Railway scenes with T9 No.120, CR No.123 and "Holborough" a wonderful old Aveling and Porter 2-2-0. Lewes with E6 and A1X (Terrier) classes. H class on Rowfast to East Grinstead services preclude coverage of the South-Eastern Limited tour up the Kent and East Sussex line, Christs Hospital to Guildford, scenes at Steyning and Ashford, moguls at Redhill and the last steam hauled "Golden Arrow" make this the ultimate Southern South-Eastern section DVD for the true enthusiast.

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B&R Video

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