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Across Britain By Steam Volume 1

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An account of the biggest steam railtour in the preservation era: a journey by steam aboard the 'Great Britain' from Penzance to the far north of Scotland.

A tour the length and breadth of Britain, featuring:

  • 71000 'Duke of Gloucester' from Paddington to Bristol
  • 6024 'King Edward 1st' and 5051 'Earl Bathurst' from Penzance to Bristol
  • 6233 'Duchess of Sutherland' from Preston to Glasgow
  • 60009 'Union of South Africa' from Glasgow to Perth and double headed with 61994
  • 61994 'The Great Marquess' from Perth to Inverness
  • 61994 'The Great Marquess' to Kyle of Lochalsh
  • 8F 48151 from Inverness to Thurso

Locations include:

  • The Devon Banks
  • Shap
  • Beattock
  • Drumochter and Slochd summits on the Highland main line
  • The Kyle line
  • The far north line to Thurso

In addition the programme includes archive film, and a brief history of each of the locomotives involved to provide a profile of this unique event.

Produced by - Transport Video Publishing
Running time - 85 Minutes
DVD only

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