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Video Profile CLASS 50s
£12.95
A History of the CLASS 50s. CLASS 50s on the Waterloo to Exeter Line. The CLASS 50s at work during 1987 & 1988.
In the Works Volume 2
£9.95
A History of the Famous Doncaster Works. The Locomotives Doncaster Built & Repaired. A Unique Tour of the Site in the 1990s.
Railways of the Isle of Man
£12.95
An Exploration of the Island's Steam Railways and Tramways Past & Present.
Coal by Rail
£13.95
The movement of coal from the 1930s to the present day using archive film from the days of steam and the era of British Railways plus present day coal workings.
Power of the Fifties
£12.95
See the class hard at work on BR and also documents the survivors that made it into preservation plus the 1994 Farewell Railtours. 60mins
Power of the HSTs - Volume 1
£16.95
The HST represents one of the great successes of high speed travel on Britain's Railways. In this series we chart the history of these Icons. Volume One charts their development, starting with the APT, through the Prototype HST to the introduction to mainstream service.
West Coast Survey
£12.95
A video guide to the workings and motive power on the route from Euston to Carlisle.
Freight Locations
£12.95
An exploration of the freight scene today and a look back to the 1990s.
Memories of British Railways 1965 to 1978
£12.95
Documenting an era of change.
Midland Journey
£12.95
The Midland Main Line in the 1980s
Video Trackside Crewe
£12.95
A profile of the station and its approaches
Beyond TOPS
£12.95
Diesel and Electric Traction in the 1970's and early 1980's. 60 mins
The West Coast Main Line Vol 1
£12.95
The route from Euston to the North was regarded as the ‘Premier Line’, and carried considerable quantities of passengers and freight. In this programme we explore the development of the route, and chart the motive power changes.
The West Coast Main Line Vol 2
£12.95
This programme presents a portrait of the transitional era between 1960 and 1976.
Power of the Class 60s
£12.95
A profile of the Class 60s - from introduction to the present day. 60 mins approx
First Generation Survivors
£9.95
Diesel and Electric Veterans still at work on Britain's National Railway network running time 62 mins
Branches to the Sea
£16.95
This programme provides a unique record of 1960s traction working the long lost branches to the coast of the British Railways era. Approx 60 mins
British Rail Liveries
£12.95
Archive film from the era of green and corporate blue liveries of British Railways. Approx 60 mins
Class 47 Celebration
£12.95
A programme commemorating the Class 47s last year of front line service. Running time 67 mins - Full colour and sound.
Diesel Shunters
£16.95
In this programme we explore this fleet in action, using a collection of archive film and contemporary footage
Deltics Volume 1 - 1955-1978
£9.95
this programme tells the Deltic story from 1955 to 1978. 60 mins
Deltics Volume 2 - 1979-1982
£9.95
The “Deltics” in their final years of East Coast service and the new routes such as Liverpool and Hull. 60 mins
Deltics Volume 3 - 1982-1993
£9.95
This programme looks at the new chapter of the legendary 'Deltics' following the 2nd January 1982 and the end of an era. Plus bonus footage looking at the return of 'Deltics' to the East Coast Main Line. 60 mins
Diesel & Electric Journey Through The 60s
£9.95
A fascinating look back at a decade which saw Diesel & Electric motive power come of age.
Down the Coast
£9.95
This film shows a Cab Ride from Crewe to Holyhead featuring Class 37 haulage. 100 mins
East Coast Traction
£9.95
The great days of diesel traction on the East Coast Main Line from Kings Cross. Approx 60 mins plus 20 mins Bonus footage.
After TOPS
£12.95
This programme explores the network when loco hauled services still dominated.
Electric Across the Pennines
£16.95
The EM1s and EM2s hard at work on the Manchester to Victoria Main Line via Woodhead. Approx 65 mins
Era of Blue
£18.95
Diesel & Electric power from the 1960s to the early 1980s in the North & North West. 63 mins approx
Transition to TOPS
£12.95
In this programme we’ll explore the network in the early 1970's & this period of transition for the motive power fleet.
Farewell in the Valleys
£12.95
Locomotive haulage in South Wales, past and present. Plus an additional item – Class 37s in the late 1980s around the BR network. Approx 80 minutes.
2nd Generation DMUs
£12.95
This programme explores the new DMU fleet using archive film & footage from around the network, from Scotland to the West Country.
First Generation Traction
£12.95
A range of veteran motive power from the 1950s and 60s at work throughout the network. Running time 60 mins - full colour and sound.
Focus on Signalling
£17.95
100 mins, Part 1: How it works - Part 2: Where it is
Focus on Signal Boxes & Semaphores
£17.95
Over 2 hours! Semaphores, Signal Boxes, Exeter West Box & a Main Line Signal Box
Before the Wires
£14.95
The Midland Main Line from St Pancras to Leicester
Forgotten By-Ways
£17.95
A journey along various long closed branch lines in the 1960's in East Anglia and the North East of England. 70 mins aprox
Era of Transition
£12.95
This programme presents a portrait of the transitional era between 1960 and 1976.
Freight Traction
£16.28
The great days of first generation hauled freight relived throughout the network. Approx 60 mins
Freight Traction Card Sleeve
£3.95
An exploration of freight traffic in the 1980s & early 1990s throughout the country
Inter-City 125 - The Need for Speed
£12.95
Special price to celebrate the 40th anniversary Now available on DVD - approx 75 mins. The Development The Prototype on Test Production units Construction The Early Years Maintenance Changing Horizons New Horizons Unusual Locations Privatisation
Kings Cross Suburban
£12.95
The lines from Kings Cross & Broad Street to the North in the early 1970s. 60 mins approx
Last Years of the Class 50s
£12.95
The Class 50s on the Waterloo to Exeter line, and on the Paddington services in the late 1980s up to 1992. Approx 55 mins
Lineside Freight
£12.95
A survey of the freight scene on British Railways in the early 1990s 110 mins approx
Loco Hauled Memories
£12.95
Two programmes featuring loco hauled trains in the 1980s and early 1990s. Approx 90 mins - full colour and sound.
London's Underground Sparks and Steam
£17.95
A look at fifty years of veteran power. Plus Bonus Footage - Steam on the Metropolitan lines in the Preservation era 70 minutes
Memories of The Oldham Loop
£12.95
The railway from Rochdale to Oldham and Manchester past & present Approx 62 mins
Network Power
£4.95
An exploration of the diesel and electric scene on the national network in 2006. SPECIAL PRICE!!! £5.05 for 60 mins
Old Oak Common
£8.95
A special release on DVD marking the closure of the famous diesel depot in West London featuring both steam & diesel traction 30 mins - full size case special limited offer price while stocks last.
Power of the Peaks
£9.95
The Class 44s, 45s and 46s from the 1960s to their last days in service. Approx 85 mins
Railway '92
£7.95
Railways of the Isle of Wight
£19.95
Two programmes exploring this remarkable Island of Railways
Road to the Isles Part 1
£12.95
This film offers a scenic journey along one of Britain's most spectacular lines from the drivers cab of a Class 37. 90 mins approx
Sixties Traction
£3.95
Motive power from the 1960s still at work on the National Network
Southern Electric
£16.95
The third rail electrics of the Southern. Plus bonus footage – A cab ride from Purley to Victoria in the 1930s. Approx 85 minutes.
Southern Region Diesel & Electric
£9.95
two programmes looking at Diesel & Electric power in the last days of British Railways in the late 1980s & early 1990s: Video Profile The Southern Region Video Profile - The Class 33s Running Time 85 mins
Southern Region Journey
£16.95
A Journey through the Southern Region of British Railways from the 1960s to the 1980s
St Pancras Suburban
£16.95
The Midland Main Line from St Pancras to Bedford in the 1970s. 60 mins approx, full colour and sound.
Syphon Celebration
£12.95
The great days of Class 37 haulage relived throughout the country. Approx 60 mins
Traction Memories
£3.95
An exploration of the diesel & electric scene in the 1980s and 1990s plus memories relived on the GC Railway. 65 minutes.
Tribute to the 20s
£9.95
Marking the half century of British Railways veteran Type Ones - A look at British Railways successful Type One design using film from the 1980s and early 1990s. 55 mins
Tribute to the 31s
£9.95
A profile of British Railways distinctive veteran Class 31s around the network. Including a cab ride in a Brush Type 3. 106 minutes at a special price of £10.16 (usual price £17.32) - full size DVD case
Tribute to the DMUs
£12.95
British Railways first generation Diesel Multiple Units Previously released on VHS as Video Profile 9 Special price of £10.16 - usual price £17.32 Approx 75 mins
Vintage Cab Ride Part 1
£16.95
Part One - St Pancras to Market Harborough 100 mins
Vintage Cab Ride Part 2
£16.95
Market Harborough - Sheffield
Western Memories
£12.95
The Class 52 ‘Westerns’ in the 1970s 51 mins approx
Westerns
£12.95
The Story of the Class 52s, D1000-D1073, celebrating the first 30 years! Approx 55 minutes plus bonus footage