The Nations Holiday Line - Paignton to Kingswear - Railway DVD
Journey along the beautifully scenic route of the Paignton to Kingswear railway in Devon. This 6.7-mile heritage railway on the former Great Western Railway branch is captured in this visually and informative DVD.
‘The Nation's Holiday Line’ DVD looks at both the journey and the operations of the famous Dartmouth Steam Railway. The programme is has been digitally re-mastered and features new material for your enjoyment.
The programme is 95% dedicated to the steam engine era and features not only the local fleet, but visiting main line specials and local galas too.
Ever wondered what happens behind the scenes? Now you can see some ‘secrets’ as we visit the loco shed at Paignton, the workshops at Churston and what is entailed in steam loco preparation.
Also included are well known steam engine on this popular line such as Lydham Manor in BR black, 'Tornado', 'Oliver Cromwell', 'Union of South Africa', 'City of Truro', 'Bittern' & 'Princess Elizabeth' all in their glorious action.
Length: 10,783 m
Preserved gauge: 4 ft 8 1⁄2 in (1,435 mm) standard gauge
Original gauge: 7 ft 1⁄4 in (2,140 mm) Brunel gauge; until 1892
Built by: Dartmouth and Torbay Railway
DVD Running time approx 78 mins
‘The Nations Holiday Line’ is produced for Region 2 DVD
View a clip on You Tube at- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cGWuJnqYVOY