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Steam Video Issue 146 June/July 16


Our Price: £12.95
INCLUDES A SPECIAL PROGRAMME WORTH £12.95 COMMEMORATING THE  SOMERSET AND DORSET’S 50TH ANNIVERSARY 



MAIN LINE STEAM DIARY
Mid Feb 2016 to Mid April 2016

34067 ‘Tangmere’ on a ‘White Rose’ from Kings Cross to York.  44871 and 45407   on ‘The Tin Bath’ across the Pennines via the Hope Valley and back via Copy Pit.     45699  ‘Galatea’ on a Cathedrals Express from Crewe to Chester via Shrewsbury and Wrexham, The ‘Spirit of the Lakes’ from Skegness to Saltley   46100 ‘Royal Scot’  a Winter Cumbrian Mountain Express from Carnforth to Carlisle via Shap and back along the Cumbrian Coast  46233 ‘Duchess of Sutherland’  on ‘The Midday Scot’ from Crewe to Carlisle and the climb to Shap and Beattock, the ‘Cumbrian Mountain Express’ from Carnforth to Carlisle and back to Crewe   60103 ‘Flying Scotsman’  and the inaugural main line run  60163 ‘Tornado’ on the ‘Red Rose’ from Paddington to Worcester, the VSOE Luncheon Special and the ‘Devon Belle’ from Waterloo to Exeter and return with scenes on Honiton Bank and Whiteball.

NEWS AND EVENTS   Steam charters on the Swanage  with T9 30120   plus Q Class 30541 freight on the Mid Hants - Keighley & Worth Valley Gala - Torbay Charter featuring 7827 ‘Lydham Manor’ - Tanfield Railway ‘Coals to Newcastle Day’ - Midsomer Norton Steam Gala - 473 ‘Birch Grove’   freight on the Bluebell   - Llangollen Railway ‘Along Cambrian Lines’ with ‘Ffestiniog Special’ & ‘North Wales Landcruise’ - Met No1 at the Midland Railway Centre - N2 1744 at Kings Cross &  Sir Nigel Gresley statue. 
 
SPRING GALA   A round up of action  including the  East Lancs Railway,  Churnett Valley Railway, Chasewater Railway, North Norfolk Railway and the Severn Valley Railway.  A wide range of resident & visiting power is shown on each, including freight. 

SCOTSMAN’S PROGRESS  60103 ‘Flying Scotsman’ on its main line test run, on a Cumbrian Mountain Express, on test on the Scarborough Line, and a move with support coach to Kings Cross. The inaugural special from Kings Cross to York  from various viewpoints. Extensive coverage of the loco on the North York Moors Railway on Grosmont Shed, on the 1 in 49 climb to Goathland, and on the line to Pickering.  Finally Scotsman is shown on display in the National Railway Museum.

Disc Two  - The Somerset & Dorset Recreated
Well known S&D historian Mike Arlett, recreated this much loved railway using archive film along with coverage of the events of Spring 2016. Includes the ‘S&D 50 Gala’ at Midsomer Norton featuring Jinty 47406 plus archive film of the area in the 1960s. Mike also takes a look at the S&D using archive film from the 1960s.

The West Somerset’s major Spring Gala is shown featuring 34053, 44422, 92214, 48624, 80072, 34070, 53808 and 53809 with passenger and freight throughout the line. In addition, more archive film shows the motive power scene on the Somerset & Dorset.
 
This programme will be released in the Autumn at £12.95.  Available  completely  free of charge with this issue of Steam Video

Two discs - total running time 150 mins
Steam Video Issue 146 June/July 16