Weymouth Seaside Express
Step aboard 5029 ‘Nunney Castle’ for the RTC’s hugely popular Bristol-Weymouth run. There’s a host of action filmed from the footplate and trackside, as well as behind the scenes on shed. 34067 ‘Tangmere’ and 70013 ‘Oliver Cromwell’ are also seen and there’s rare 1950s and 1960s film of the Seaside Express too. Other highlights include the royal train on the run and Devon Banks action.
Full description from the producer:
Deviating slightly from our usual format this DVD gives us a detailed look at the new and highly successful itinerary running from Bristol-Weymouth, organised by the Railway Touring Company.
This DVD features:
Preparations for the run with 5029 ‘Nunney Castle’ on shed.
A detailed look at the route with views from the train (including footplate footage) as well as the lineside, with some stunning and dramatic photography along they way of the surrounding countryside.
Bonus footage of 34067 ‘Tangmere’ and 70013 ‘Oliver Cromwell’ on their respective runs.
Archive Footage of Witham Friary in the late 1950s & Weymouth in the mid-1960s.
A detailed look of Weymouth & Portland, with some stunning shots in beautiful weather.
Views at Yeovil Junction of the locomotive being serviced.
Informative commentary along the way (there is the option to turn the commentary off).
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