MAINLINE DIARY 2014 (January - December)


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Our 2014 video review contains a number of notably key milestones in the preservation movement at a time when the future of the mainline steam remains uncertain. We see some groundbreaking runs by the new and the old, along with some exiciting new camera angles to bring the action right to you. Once again we include sequences in which we see the very best of mainline steam raising echoes & eyebrows with exhilarating performance in all weather conditions. With plenty of variety & action, this DVD will give you endless pleasure and enjoyment for many years to come! The DVD features a brief commentary, and on-screen locations.

Content Includes:
- B1 61264 & BLACK 5 45407 on the Winter Cumbrian Mountain Express (Jan 25th, 4 locations)

- BLACK 5 44932 seen climbing Pilning Bank using our new Infra-red camera (March 1st).

- 60007 ‘SIR NIGEL GRESLEY’ with first Steam train over the rebuilt Sea Wall at Dawlish, along with an exciting 70mph pacing sequence on the climb to Whiteball. (April 10th, 11 locations)

- 34046 ‘BRAUNTON’ on the Great Britain along LSWR metals via Honiton (April 26th, 4 locations),
the Solent & Sarum from 3 lineside locations intercut with Driver’s Eye View camera, including Buriton Bank (Sept 13th), and its penultimate run to Canterbury (Sept 27th, 5 locations).

- 5029 ‘NUNNEY CASTLE’ & 34046 ‘BRAUNTON’: doubleheading on the Great Britain Railtour, and the A.C.E. over the Devon & Cornish Banks (April 27th, September 5th & 8th, 9 locations).

- 5029 ‘NUNNEY CASTLE’ on Z48 Anniversary Limited, (May 9th, 12 locations), 80th Birthday Special along the South Wales Mainline, (May 31st, 8 locations) & the TORBAY EXPRESS (July 20th, August 4th, Sepetember 16th & 21st, 11 locations). All these sequences contain footplate & Driver's Eye View’s.

- 5043 ‘EARL OF MOUNT EDGCUMBE’ working along the Berks & Hants & Great Western Mainline to Bristol (April 12th, 8 locations) & on its record breaking Z48 run from Plymouth - Bristol, May 10th, (5 locations).

- BLACK 5 45407 working the first of the Royal Duchy, (June 29th, 12 locations), also doubleheading with shed mate 44871 on the Bath Christmas Market Special, (Dec 2nd, 6 locations).

- 34067 ‘TANGMERE’ working the ATLANTIC COAST EXPRESS, (Sept 5th & 8th, 7 locations), including 3 shots being banked by 34046 ‘BRAUNTON’) with dramatic scenes on the climb to Exeter Central Station.

- 46115 ‘SCOTS GUARDSMAN’ becoming the first Scot on the Midland Mainline since Steam days, (Nov 9th: 5 locations including Harringworth Viaduct).

- 46233 ‘DUCHESS OF SUTHERLAND’ over Shap & the Settle Carlisle, (October 25th, 6 locations)

- 60163 ‘TORNADO’ on its last run before withdrawal for overhaul, (Aug 25th, 3 locations)

- 4464 ‘BITTERN’, on its last Mainline outing before withdrawal for overhaul, (Dec 30th, 5 locations)