Catalogue Page 7 - Mixed Steam & Diesel

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Page 8 - Steam

Pathfinder The Movie DVD Code:   GVF102

Featuring a variety and celebration of steam and diesel traction, this ever popular railway DVD illustrates many memorable rail tours run in the period from 1990 to 1997 and contains a huge variation of liveries, many which are now sadly obsolete.

With stunning locations in Devon & Cornwall, the Midlands, Wales and the North of England you'll see Class 20s, 31s 37s, 47s, 59s, 90s & double & triple headers and many more!

Duration 75 minutes

Pathfinder - The Sequel   Code: GVF115

83 minutes of non-stop steam, diesel and electric action from the period 1992 to 2001. With views from the North of Scotland to the tip of Cornwall, no less than 59 different tours are featured, many of them at several locations. Informative commentary is supported by full on screen train details. Features steam diesel and electric traction. Views range from trips along scarcely used branch lines to storming runs on the main line.
(Approx 30% steam content)

Comments from popular rail magazines:

Traction: The usual high standard of camera work and narration
Full colour, captions & informative commentary. Duration 83 mins

Four Decades to Kingswear  Code: GVF134

This DVD illustrates the vast array of motive power that has operated on this branch line since the route was transferred into private ownership in 1973. With both the home based fleet and visiting locomotives evident, an incredible cast list of no less than 81 different locomotives appear, ranging from Castles, Kings, Halls & Manors to Flying Scotsman’s 1973 & 1993 visits, A4 Union of South Africa, City of Truro, Canadian Pacific and a variety of BR Standard types.
The diesel front is represented by Westerns, Hymeks & Deltics as well as classes 20, 25, 31, 33, 37, 45, 47, 50, 56, 58, 66, 67, 73. Steam/diesel mix approx 50% each

Full colour, captions & informative commentary. Duration 97 minutes

London Calling!  Code: GVF147

A fascinating look at the motive power scene in and around the capital over the past 50 years.
highlights include steam at Euston, Paddington, Waterloo, Kings Cross, Vauxhall, Victoria, Charing Cross, Liverpool Street & Finsbury Park. See class 31s on suburban sets at Farringdon, Metropolitan ‘bugs’ at Moorgate, classes 21, 23, 26 & 40 at Finsbury Park, as well as A2, A4 & V2, The Golden Arrow Pullman in both steam & electric eras at Victoria. Diesel-hydraulics, 31s & Class 50s at Paddington, Double-decker EMUs at Waterloo East, 45s, HST, 47s, The Midland Pullman, and even an 87 at St. Pancras.

Comments from popular rail magazines

Rail: Too many fascinating scenes to recalll

Full colour, captions & informative commentary. Duration: 107 minutes

Changing Trains - Volume 1 -  Bristol and the Route to Weymouth Code: GVF151

This is the first in our major series of programmes looking at the changing face of our railways in the Western peninsula. Volume 1 concentrates on the area around Bristol and the route to Bath, Westbury and Weymouth and uses rare film to illustrate these changes, particularly on the motive power front. Castles, Grangers, Kings, Countries & Halls, Britannias, West Country, classes 3MT, 4F, 7F and 9F are seen, plus a variety of diesel types dating back to the 1960s.
See the Pilning car train, steam & diesel at Mangotsfield, the prototype HST, a Warship & Hall combination at Westbury, and a prototype D0226 passing Bath with a goods train.

Full colour, captions & informative commentary. Duration 60 minutes

Changing Trains Volume 2 DVD Code GVF152

Volume 2 in our series traces the route from Bristol and Westbury to Exeter.
Highbridge is seen with S&D scenes from the early 1960s of Kings, Castles, Counties, Warships and Westerns.

The Minehead and Barnstable routes are included, with the NB type 2s in evidence on the latter, and the programme closes with comprehensive coverage of Exeter St Davids.

Full colour, captions & informative commentary. Duration 63 minutes

Changing Trains Volume 3 DVD Code GVF153
Basingstoke to Torrington & Illfracombe

Volume 3 in the series looks at the route from Basingstoke to Torrington and Ilfracombe via Exeter. Highlights include Steam & early diesel hydraulics at Basingstoke; Salisbury shed in the early 1960s; action from the Lyme Regis, Seaton, Sidmouth and Exmouth branches. 1960s & 1990s views at Exeter, then onto Okehampton, Barnstable, Torrington and finally Ilfracombe. See an ‘N’ class and T9 at Okehampton, Class 22s at Torrington and Hymek & Warships in action on the Ilfracombe route.

Comments from propular rail magazines:

Rail Express: Superb Entertainment

Full colour, captions & informative commentary. Duration 67 minutes

Changing Trains Volume 4 DVD Code GVF154
Exeter to Plymouth
Volume 4 looks at the routes Exeter St Davids to Newton Abbot, Kingswear, Heathfield, Ashburton and Plymouth.
Highlights include: Dawlish Summer Saturdays in 1970, and Warships, Western, Brush, Peaks and Hymek diesels; Scenes inside Newton Abbot shed and locomotive works; Raging seas at Dawlish 2002; Present and past at Paignton; Clay traffic from Heathfield; HST drags of the banks; steam at Ashburton; freight to Cattlewater; Laira depot in 1962 with NBL type 2s, Warships, Westerns etc.
Customers Thoughts:
Excellent job, very enjoyable – Mr King, Exeter


Full colour, captions & informative commentary. Duration 70 minutes

Changing Trains Volume 5 DVD Code GVF155
Plymouth to Penzance
The final part in this series looks at the route from Plymouth to Penzance, including the Gunnislake, Looe, Bodmin, Fowey, Newquay, Falmouth and St. Ives branches, plus scenes from Wadebridge and Padstow.
Highlights include: early diesel-hydraulic scenes at Plymouth North Road together with Western & Southern steam, 25s & 37s on Cornish Clay traffic; steam at Wadebridge and Padstow, and the Prototype HST on test at St Erth.

Full colour, captions & informative commentary. Duration 65 minutes