This is the original release from 2010, available again exclusively from Videoscene.
British Steam Railway Disasters is the definitive DVD collection of newsreel reports covering no fewer than 55 incidents from the steam era between 1913 and 1967 including among them the most notorious at Bourne End (1945), Lewisham (1957), South Croydon (1947), Goswick (1947), Hither Green (1967), Castlecary (1937) and Darlington (1928).
Also included is a specially made 15 minute analysis of the greatest tragedy of all - the multiple crash at Harrow And Wealdstone in 1952 which features much rare footage including previously unseen film rushes.
Throughout, British Steam Railway Disasters investigates the common causes of railway accidents with a view to the lessons learnt from: Driver Error, Excessive Speed, Poor Visibility In Fog, Signals Passed At Danger, Signalling Errors, Road Vehicle Collisions, Equipment Failure, Rolling Stock Instability and Track Defects.
Produced by - Strike Force
Running time - 79 Minutes
DVD: 0/All (Region Free/Worldwide)
Released - 2010 & 2017