The definitive archive history of steam on the Southern Region from January to June 1966.
The Programme Comprises:
The Steam Fleet on the 1st Jan 1966 with a summary of the wide range of classes from Bulleid Pacifics, to the ‘Q’ Class and 02 tanks on the Isle of Wight.
Somerset & Dorset Railtour of the 1st of Jan 1966.
The Last Steam Train to Exeter on the 8th of Jan 1966 from Waterloo to Exeter.
The S15 Commemorative Railtour with 30837 on tour from Waterloo to Bordon, Eastleigh and Havant.
Isle of Wight Closures with the last workings along the Cowes and Ventnor line prior to their closures.
Southern Venturer Railtour on the 20th Feb 1966 to Brighton and Gosport, where 31411 is featured in and around the station.
Somerset & Dorset Closure and the end of a connecting route with the Western Region.
The New Forester with ‘Q’ Class 33006 and USA tanks to Gosport and Fawley.
The Solent Railtour on the 20th March 1966 featuring USA tanks to Fawley.
The Victory Railtour on the 26th of March 1966, with A4 60024, en-route from Waterloo to Eastleigh Works and Weymouth plus the return via Yeovil.
The Longmoor Railtour on the 16th April 1966, with Southern Moguls to Woking, and 2-10-0 ‘Gordon’ to the LMR. Then a tour of the Longmoor system with ‘Gordon’ and an 0-6-0 Austerity. Finally the return to Waterloo.
June 1966 - The Main line from Waterloo to Weymouth with freight and passenger workings including Eastleigh and Upwey Bank.
Summer Memories with a journey behind steam through Bournemouth.
Produced by - Transport Video Publishing
Running time - 85 Minutes
Release date - 2014