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Railway Roundabout - 1960
In the late 1950s and early 1960s the BBC broadcast a series of television programmes called Railway Roundabout. These programmes featured many lines which were later closed and locomotives that were about to disappear forever. Filmed in colour and black and white and produced to professional broadcast standards these titles have stood the test of time and are a real insight into the Steam Era in Britain in the 50s and 60s.
Highlights of this fascinating DVD include two "Dukedogs" to Barmouth and the "T9" to Tavistock. Viewers are treated to a visit to Perth Shed and the Cromord & High Peak lines. The repainted ex GN of SR "Gordon Highlander" on the Spey Valley line is a wonderful sight. Then we travel South East to view trains at Newcastle upon Tyne and at York (including the old museum).
Source: PAL DVDRip
Res: 640 x 464
NOTE: Have left "warning" message in place at the start as the commentary runs over the top of this message.
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