Working our way through 121 hours of unused and unseen archive railway film, shot between 1981 and 1999; and all recorded with the original audio on tripod-mounted cameras.
Highlights of Volume 8 include:
Midland Mainline: Action from Leicester in 1982 and 1986 including Peaks on services to St Pancras and 31106 with a working steam heat boiler on a Birmingham Norwich.
Wakefield Area: Passenger and freight trains including 37160+37201, 47198 and 40185 with 45s and 47s heading for Scarborough.
Midlands: Footage from Bloxwich, Hednesford, Ryecroft Junction and Bescot with 45120 on a charter; 85002 on a ECS move; 08793 loose shunting in the yard at Bescot; 56086 on cement; 50018 on a ballast; three pairs of 20s; DMU 55033 in Midline livery and Class 310 EMUs.
South Wales: At Cardiff, 37241 on a breakdown train and 37256+37275 on coal; 31419 on a Weymouth service at Newport; Rugby World cup action from 1999 on the Rhymney line with 31459, 37417, 37420, 47348, 47703 and 47712.
Welsh Marches: 33035 at Hereford plus an all BR-Blue Class 116 and 37905+37906 on a train of steel coils.
North Wales: Around Llandudno Junction, 40032 on a charter; 47407+25282 head for Blaenau Ffestiniog and 40163 in the yard plus 20903+20902 at Machynlleth.
Cornish Centurian 2: This railtour ran on 3rd May 1991 from Manchester to Penzance and included 47972, 50008 and 50015. Footage from on board, including the shunt move at Penzance.
So much more than just trains passing the camera!
*Includes a 16 page booklet.
Produced by - Track Record Rail Films
Running time - 78 minutes
Format - 4:3
Released - November 2021