Steaming Through the West Country


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‘Steaming Through the West Country’

A DVD programme full of archive films of railways in the South West of England. We see some very early film of the Great Western in Devon in the 1920s; sequences on the Southern’s route through Okehampton and on to Tavistock including T9 No. 30715 in wonderful colour; a ride up the Somerset & Dorset line shortly before closure and a film taken in 1954 of the 100th anniversary of the branch from Glastonbury to Burnham on Sea.

Other films include –
* Survey of Plymouth Laira depot in 1962
* The Taunton to Barnstaple line
* Last train to Launceston from Plymouth in 1962
* Fowey branch clay trains
* Bulleid Pacifics at Buckhorn Weston
* Last employee at Latchley
* Last steam on the Callington branch
* Interview with O V S Bulleid
* Much, much more

Duration 60 min