A programme commemorating 40 years since the end of steam on the Southern region. An exploration of steam on this region, from branch to main line.
Three steam worked branches: Wareham to Swanage, Lymington to Brockenhurst, Havant to Hayling Island with M7 tanks, Standard tanks, 'Terriers', Bulleid Pacifics and a 'Q' Class.
The cross country Redhill to Reading line in the early 1960s: Including Maunsell 2-6-0s, Standard 5s, 'Schools' and a Great Western 'Mogul'.
Inter regional trains bound for the Southern: With scenes of Bulleid Pacifics around Basingstoke and Oxford.
The last steam worked main line from Waterloo: With Bulleid Pacifics, an H16, an S15, 'Schools', Standard and Ivatt tanks, Standard Tanks and a pair of Beattie Well tanks.
Steam variety on the Southern: With an M7 at Salisbury, a B4 tank at Winchester, a Lord Nelson and the usual pacifics.
The Bournemouth to Weymouth main line: In the period 1962 to 1967.
Plus Bonus Footage:
Produced by - Transport Video Publishing
Running time - 75 Minutes