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Introducing the latest new DVDs from Oakwood Visuals
2016
 

BRITISH RAILWAYS STEAM 1967
STEAM'S SWANSONG  
        £14.95 

As 1967 began BR steam still had a wide geographic spread, but within 12 months it would be confined to north-west England, the year notable for the last mile-a-minute timetabled steam, the last (unofficial) 100mph+ steam expresses, the end of pre-Grouping steam, and the elimination of all Scottish, North Eastern and Southern steam.    ...... more


 

BRITISH RAILWAYS STEAM 1968
THE END OF AN ERA  
           £14.95 

Covering the last eight months of BR main line steam, when increasing diesel availability led to less and less work for BR’s run-down steam locomotives, by now all operating from LMR sheds in north-west England. The story begins on New Year’s Day 1968 with a motive power survey and steam depot directory.      ...... more



2015

TALYLLYN RAILWAY - Through the Years

Featuring the L.T. Catchpole and P.B. Whitehouse collections    £18.95 

Opened in 1865 to link Bryneglwys Quarry with Tywyn, by 1950 the quarry was ‘worked out’. However, 1951 saw the Talyllyn 2ft 3in gauge railway become the FIRST preserved railway in the world. This programme relives the pre-preservation days through 20 minutes of 1938 to 1950 cine film, and concludes with a trip up the line across seven decades, starting in 1950.     ...... more


2014

MY GENERATION - Narrated by Diesel Traction Group Chairman ‘Tom’ Sawyer         £19.95 

Together since their teens and to some extent seen as reclusive, thirty years on the collective that is the Diesel Traction Group at last allows diesel-hydraulic fans unprecedented access to their world. D1015’s pair of MD655 Maybach engines is ready to unleash 2,700hp, so brace yourself for a 90mph ride!       ...... more

 

VALE OF RHEIDOL LIGHT RAILWAY - Through the Years
Featuring the L.T.Catchpole Collection         £18.95

A programme first released in 1994, at 73 minutes, but now extended to 90 minutes to tell the story of the next 20 years, with a few extra cine scenes from the 1930s added too. New to DVD.       ...... more

 

BRITISH RAILWAYS 1948 - 1994   From Nationalisation to Privatisation
                     Volume One: From Goods to Railfreight
            £12.95                

First released in 1994 to mark the start of ‘open access’, our archive-packed ‘BR History’ programmes are back by popular demand. New to DVD.

Topics covered: Traditional Values, The 1955 Blind Alley, Retrenchment and the Fight against Roads, ‘Seventies’ – The Brakes go on!, Sectorisation – Making Freight Pay? and 1994 – The End or a New Beginning?  ......more

 

BRITISH RAILWAYS 1948 - 1994   From Nationalisation to Privatisation
               Volume Two: From Passengers to Customers
       £12.95                

First released in 1994 to mark the start of ‘open access’, our archive-packed ‘BR History’ programmes are back by popular demand. New to DVD.

Topics covered: An inherited Railway, Modernisation Plans, Transition from Steam, The Corporate era, A Revitalised Railway and 1994 – The End or a New Beginning   .....more