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 9 include:
Salisbury and Basingstoke: Footage from 1988/89 with Class 33s on Portsmouth trains, 47120 shunting in the station, 50041 departs for Waterloo plus a blue 'Bubble' and Class 207 Thumper.
North Wales: A variety of motive power around Llandudno Junction including 47s on containers and passenger; 25s and 40s on freight, 40122 on a Railtour, EWS 37s from the late 1990s and various 101s.
Thames Valley: Action from Oxford and Reading with 47s and 50s on passenger trains, various HSTs, BR green 37350 and the mega-rare sight of a HST power car with a Mk I BG coach!
Birmingham New Street: Lots of BR blue action with 85s, 86s and 87s on Cross Country and Euston services, various DMUs including a brown and cream set with a Class 128 DPU. 50015 works a service to Paddington and young spotters attempt to take a rubbing of 'City of Milton Keynes' nameplate!
ECML: Footage from Doncaster, York and Newcastle with 31185, 37008 and450050 at Doncaster, BR green 08847 shunting in the Works, a very steamy40050 at York and 31139 at Newcastle.
Chester: Footage from the early 1980s with Class 25s on freight.
Westward Whistler: This railtour ran on 16th October 1982, featuring 40057+40084 from York to Plymouth. Footage comes from BNS, a photo stop at Cheltenham, Plymouth and then various moves on Laira depot.
*Includes a 12 page booklet.
Produced by - Track Record Rail Films
Running time - 75 minutes
Format - 4:3
Released - May 2022