Number 2 in the RETROVISION series focuses on the versatile Class 50s in a DVD crammed with nostalgia. We dip in and out of archive footage spanning a period of 20 years from 1973 to 1993 to bring the memories flooding back, while graphic sequences add to your knowledge and enjoyment.
Highlights include: On the Midland - D439 departing Carlisle; double-headers on the WCML; 50s on the S&C; Early Days on the Western - 402 at Paddington; 50003 on motorail service in '76; 50024 at Worcester; 50042 at Paddington; 50005 on vans; After Re-furbishment - all blue 50001 & 50019 at passing at Paddington; Laira depot in 1982; 50012 at Exeter; 50030at Newton Abbot; 50024 at Starcross; 50045 at Plymouth; Sectorisation - 50035 in originalNSE livery at Plymouth; 50027 at Dawlish; 50048 at Powderham, 50031 at Slough; 50026 at Pangbourne; Departmental liveried 50019 at Bristol East; Railfreight 50149 on clay; 50031 & 50032 coming off the Heathfield branch on 'Taw & Tor Tourer' railtour; triple-headed action with 50008, 50015 & 50033 on 'The Valiant Thunderer'; Waterloo - Exeter's - 50012, 50018, 50041 at Exeter St David's; recently repainted 50049 at Exeter Central; 50007 at Yeovil Junction; 50030 at Gillingham; 50029 at Salisbury; 50048 and 50049 at Eastleigh; 50028 at Grateley; 50003 at Hook; 50046 at Woking; 50036 at Waterloo; Final day with D400 & 50007; Plus a number ofthe farewell railtours with D400, 50007 and 50033.
Informative graphic sequences complement the action and provide snapshots in time to add to the nostalgic experience of the programme. Written & Narrated by David Maxey.
The DVD includes motion menus, scene selection, and our 'commentary off' option.
Produced by - Visions International
Running time - 70 Minutes
Format - 4:3
Released - 2007