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Lancashire & Yorkshire Memories Part 6 (B&R 98)

Code: BR098
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Manchester to Bury

A film of the steam age in the late 1960's around the ex-Lancashire and Yorkshire's Manchester Victoria station.

The climb of Miles Platting bank at the time when steam worked out of the Bury platforms and where the trams now reign.

There also is coverage of the LNWR's Exchange station.

Shed visits to Patricroft, and Newton Heath with an extensive footage of locomotives working there in 1965 such as Britannias, Ivatt 2-6-0's, 2-6-4T's, and visiting B1 and A2 amongst the resident Stanier types.

The line to Bury is followed including a railtour which brought a pair of Jinty's to Bolton Street and a 2-6-4T to Bacup.

Various industrial locations are also visited including Trafford Park, Manchester Ship Canal Railway at Mode Wheel, Heap Bridge and the ICI Blackley Works.

Even Manchester and Stalybridge trolley buses put in an appearance in this film of the steam railway scene as it was in the 1960's.

Produced by - B & R Video Productions
Running time - 60 Minutes
DVD only

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