The second in a series of programmes looking back at the decline of main line steam across Europe focuses on Northern Britain in the period 1960 - 1968.
Working its way from the North of Scotland to Aberystwyth via numerous locations such as Kyle, Inverness, Edinburgh, Carlisle, Newcastle, West Auckland, Ais Gill, York, Doncaster, Wigan, Llandudno and Shrewsbury, Dying Embers takes you on a nostalgic and unforgettable journey.
A flavour of what's included:
- GNSR 49 and HR 103 on tour in the north of Scotland
- Jubilee and V2 at Waverley
- 46474, 61324 and 43129 on long-since-closed Northumbrian branch linesJ72s at Newcastle
- Patriot and Duchesses at Carlisle
- Carlisle Kingmoor and Upperby sheds
- Action from Ais Gill, including a Duchess on freight
- 77003 and 76049 at Stainmore
- 60022 on ECML
- Darlington and York sheds
- A3 at York
- Pacific action at Doncaster
- O4s on coal
- 42409 at Leeds Midland
- Black 5s at Skipton
- Fairburn Tank at Wigan Wallgate
- 70013 on '15 Guineas tour'
- Black 5 at Chester
- A4 at Shrewsbury
- Panniers at Wrexham
- Llandudno Junction shed
- 7823 at Penychain
- Pannier shunting at Aberystwyth . . . and plenty more.
DVD features include motion menus and scene selection.
Produced by - Visions International
Running time - 60 Minutes
Format - 4:3