Steam Railways - The Collection (DVD)
Relive the glory of Britain's rich steam heritage, and most iconic lines and trains.
This 3 DVD collection takes a look at the great steam locomotives from the past, its trains and preserved railways, from Stephenson’s Rocket to rare footplate footage of the Flying Scotsman and much more!
This set includes: The History of British Steam Railways, containing all the great trains of yesteryear, the 1815 Steam Elephant and Stephenson's Rocket through to the preserved locos. The programme includes City of Truro (the first steam engine to exceed 100 mph), The Flying Scotsman (the world's most famous steam locomotive), Mallard (world speed record holder for a steam locomotive) and Evening Star (the last ever steam engine built for British Railways).
The Flying Scotsman - Ultimate Profile - This film tells the story of the Flying Scotsman, featuring rare footage of her heyday. It includes her celebrated tours of America and Australia, and rare, behind-the-scenes material and those who contributed to her preservation. It them takes viewers on a ride inside its cabs as it tows the Orient Express at 80 mph!
Steam At Work - Watch Britain's uniquely rich steam heritage come to life, as it is still being kept alive today on working steam lines, such as the Swanage Railway, North Yorkshire Moors, Kent and East Sussex and the Severn Valley. Featuring rare archive material previously not seen, such as film of the Swanage Branch in the 1950s and the first tracklaying on the new Swanage Branch in 1979.
Release Date: 25th October 2010
Year of production: 2010
Running Time: 272 min
Cat No: 132714
No Disc: 3