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[Southern Electric Brighton Belle Pullman]
The film shows the Brighton Belle Pullman electric train service travelling on the line from London Victoria to Brighton. The train carriages are seen passing through tunnels and under a viaduct; at first in umber and cream livery; then in British Rail's corporate Blue and Grey. The 3055 is shown arriving at a station. At Fishersgate station there is a Brighton Belle poster. There are also shots of the Southease signal box.
[Open Days at Brighton Station]
|Date||6 July 1974 + 16 July 1983||ID||10068|
This film records steam enthusiasts' open days at Brighton Station where several preserved locomotives are seen and visitors watch from the platforms. Among the locomotives is Bulleid's Battle of Britain class Pacific 34051, 'Winston Churchill' as well as 'Lord Nelson', carrying British Rail number 30850. Another is Bulleid's Q1 33001 which is joined by a Beattie Well Tank.
[Last Years of Victoria to Portsmouth Express Service]
Trains are shown passing through countryside and stopping at 'British Rail Dorking' station on the express service from London Victoria to Portsmouth via Dorking and Bognor Regis.
[Romney Hythe & Dymchurch Railway; Kent & East Sussex Railway]
Four films made by amateur film-maker and train enthusiast Barry Coward. The films contain footage of steam trains on the Kent and East Sussex Railway and the Romney Hythe and Dymchurch Railway. The camera focusses mainly on the engines, but there are also shots of passenger carriages and platforms.
[Tenterden and Rolvenden Stations]
This film begins at Tenterden Station, where a double-headed train arrives from the South. Several locomotives, of many sizes, haul various wagons and railway vehicles up and down the station with visitors to the line watching the process. 'Maunsell', a USA Tank, numbered 22, hauls its train towards Rolvenden, where it stops. A pair of level-crossing gates are then opened to allow 'Maunsell' to continue the journey to the end of the line.
[Mid Hants Railway: Alresford to Ropley]
|Date||7 June 1980||ID||11228|
This film features a section of the Watercress Line, opening with the steam engine '34016 Bodmin' seen at Alresford station. The locomotive is seen passing through the countryside and arriving at the station.
[Isle of Wight: Calbourne Locomotive at Haven Street]
|Date||27 August 1981||ID||6085|
A short film touring the Isle of Wight steam railway on a sunny day in August 1981. The trip begins at Haven Station as passengers wait to board the former Southern engine now no.24 ''Calbourne''.
[Mid Hants Railway: Ropley to Alton]
This short film starts at Ropley, on the Mid-Hants Railway, otherwise known as the Watercress Line. The restored West Country Pacific 34016 'Bodmin' hauls a train of visitors to the railway's northern terminus at Alton. Here they watch the 'Bodmin' engine prepare for the return journey to Ropley.
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