|DVD Video (also available at HALF PRICE as VHS Cassette).The story of the Class 52 'Westerns', this programme includes footage of the early years, freight duties, the final years, railtours & scrapyard scenes. Plus a look at preservation. This programme uses 8mm & 16mm material as well as contemporary, video footage. .|
- This programme contains the following
- The Early Years - Witness the class in their original liveries during the 1960s
- West Country Westerns - Numerous members of the class are seen at work on passenger services during the 1970s from Taunton to Penzance
- Western Freight - Westerns were often to be found on freight duties during their latter years. A selection are seen on a variety of freight duties.
- The Final Years - The last years brought mass enthusiasm for the Westerns and this section looks at duties during the last years of service
- Western Railtours - Featuring the following tours: Western Sunset; Westerns South –Western; The Cornishman; Western Memorial; Capitals Utd Express; Western Finale; Western Requiem; Western Lament and the farewell Western Tribute.
- Western Preservation - Throughout the programme different aspects of preservation are featured including restoration, a cab ride, start-up procedure, open day appearances and Iineside action of D1073, D1035, D1041, D1062.
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