Visions International

Dying Embers 1: Southern Britain

Code: VS008
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The first of a series of programmes which look back at the decline of main line steam across Europe. In this DVD we take a selected look across Southern Britain during the period 1960 - 1967.

Working our way from Nottingham to London, via Rugby, Coventry, Birmingham, Leamington, Swindon, Exeter, Bournemouth, Isle of Wight and Clapham Junction and many more locations, Dying Embers takes you on a nostalgic and unforgettable journey.

A flavour of what's included:

  • B1s and Black 5s at Nottingham Victoria
  • 9Fs on 'windcutters'
  • Royal Scot and a V2 at Rugby (GCR)
  • Duchesses
  • Jubilees and a B1 at Rugby (LMR)
  • Water trough action
  • Birmingham Snow Hill with 'Kings'
  • Halls and Prairies
  • A 'Super D' at Wolverhampton
  • Freight action and a Bulleid at Cosford
  • Banking action on the Lickey provided by Panniers
  • A 3F and a 9F
  • Kings
  • Castles and 28xx at Leamington Spa
  • A visit to Swindon Works
  • Exeter
  • 14xx tanks and Bulleid Pacifics mingle with freight at St David's and Central
  • Sidmouth Junction
  • A Standard 5 at Wincanton on the Somerset & Dorset
  • Bulleids at Salisbury
  • Bournemouth West and Central
  • The Lymington branch
  • Action from the Isle of Wight
  • Eastleigh
  • Standards at Clapham Junction
  • A variety of Bulleids at Vauxhall and Waterloo

Written and narrated by David Maxey.

Produced by - Visions International
Running time - 63 Minutes
Format - 4:3
DVD only

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