Steam Selections

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For over 20 years, Channel 5 Productions has been recording events featuring preserved steam in action. Most of the material in this programme was released on VHS as part of the `Steam In Focus’ magazine series, but until now has not been released on DVD. 

Featuring:

  • Film of fan trips on the Victorian lines that were about to close, including Cudgewa, Daylesford, Mansfield and Wonthaggi.
  • Y112 on a parallel run in 1997 on the Geelong line in Victoria as well as In 2000, when the Y travelled between Ballarat and Maryborough before running to Castlemaine on this now abandoned cross country line.
  • The Swanbank Railway in Queensland in 1997.
  • The extension of the Puffing Billy Railway from Lakeside to Gembrook is covered including test runs by the Peckett and Na class locomotives as well as the official opening.
  • The West Coast Wilderness Railway in Tasmania, where the ABT rack locomotives operate on the steep gradients between Queenstown and Dubbil Barril. We travel as far as Rinadeena.
  • Steam traction engines gather at Maldon in Victoria where they meet up with locomotives at the `Victorian Goldfields Railway’.
  • R700 being transferred to Ballarat in it’s first steps towards restoration.
Product Specifications
Media Format DVDR
Video Format PAL
Region ALL
Aspect Ratio 4:3
Audio Format DOLBY 2.0
Running Time 73 MIN

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