Today it is possible to travel over almost the whole of the Great Western Railway with a great variety of its original locomotives. So, using footage selected from ten years of dedicated observation, this DVD takes you on such a journey, to savour the Glory of Steam on GWR Lines.
· Footage compiled over ten years.
· The sights and sounds of steam on the GWR lines.
· Featuring 18 locomotives.
· A 45 minute programme.
The Great Western Railway's publicity machine was one of the the most effective railway promotional organisations ever. Long after the GWR had ceased to exist it continued its pull on the imagination of both enthusiast and general traveller alike, ensuring that much of the system has seen its magnificent Brunswick Green locomotives, from Pannier tanks to Kings, continue to work throughout the last decade.
Locomotives featured in this programme:
Burton Agnes Hall
City of Truro
Earl of Berkeley
King Edward I
King George V