5043 EARL OF MOUNT EDGCUMBE:
"THE LEGEND IN ACTION": VOLUME 1, 2008-2012

Running Time: 1 hour 30 minutes (90 minutes)


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This all action video features the very best of ex-Great Western & British Railway Castle Class Locomotive, No.5043 ‘Earl of Mount Edgcumbe’ at its very best. Enjoy the sights and sounds a double chimney Castle in full cry as we see the locomotive during the first half of the engines second Mainline career. Most of the shots are already featured on the "Mainline Diary" DVDs, but also includes some previously unseen footage, along with some extend sequences

Content Includes
2008
October 19th: Loaded Test Run - Seen tackling Wilmcote Bank on its first run in 45 years.
November 8th: Some close up & detailed views of the locomotive at Didcot Railway Centre.

2009
June 20th: Castle over Shap - 6 locations
(first GWR loco to climb Shap successfully since 1967).
August 1st: Beckoning Bard - 6 locations
(first Castle through the Chilterns since 1994).

2010
January 9th: Ken’s Birthday Special (Tyseley-Worcester-Gloucester)- 4 locations in Sun & Snow.
February 20th: Great Western Incursion (with 4965 ‘Rood Ashton Hall’) - 9 locations including stunning scenes in the Golden Valley.
April 3rd: Moonraker - (Tyseley-Salisbury), 2 locations
(first Castle to Salisbury since the mid-1960s).
April 16th & 17th: BRISTOLIAN - 12 locations the main train (including brief on train shots.)
May 15th: Cornishman - (with 4965 ‘Rood Ashton Hall’) 11 locations including the Devon Banks & Sea Wall.
September 12th: Shakespeare Express - 3 locations
(last steam on the North Warwick Line before the removal of all the signal boxes & semaphore signals).
October 15th: Pride of Swindon - 6 locations on this memorable run over the Settle & Carlisle.
December 11th: First Moor Street Express - 9 locations including scenes at Moor Street with Pannier Tank 9600 dragging the train into the station.

2011
April 2nd: Coronation Express - (with 4965 ‘Rood Ashton Hall’) 8 locations including scenes timeless scenes at Kidderminster & Worcester.
April 16th: Red Rose - (The first Castle to conquer Miles Platting, Diggle & Copy Pit) 7 locations.
June 18th: Collett Express - seen over the Berks & Hants and a high-speed assent of Dauntsey Bank.
September 17th: The Cathedrals Express - (First steam over the newly doubled Cotswold Line from Worcester-Oxford) 8 locations including Campden Tunnel & Moreton-In-Marsh.
October 15th: O.U.R. 80th Anniversary - 8 locations including stunning early morning shots at Leamington.

2012
April 28th: Cornishman - 9 locations over the Devon Banks, (including an exciting high-speed pacing sequence along the M5 motorway on the climb to Whiteball.)
April 29th: Great Britain V - first solo run over Sapperton Bank with 12 coaches (in horrendous weather conditions!) - 3 locations.