On two discs, a 9-day tour of Great Britain by steam train. The seventh running of The Great Britain visited Falmouth, the Cumbrian coast and several of the Edinburgh-Glasgow routes for the first time.
Featuring: 34046 Braunton, 5029 Nunney Castle, 46115 Scots Guardsman, 60009 Union of South Africa, 46233 Duchess of Sutherland, K1 62005, Black Fives 44932, 45407 and 44871.
Part 1: Sat 26th – Wed 30th April 2014
Part 1 takes us from London to Exeter, Falmouth, Bristol, Chester, around the Cumbrian Coast, over Beattock to Edinburgh and down the Glasgow & South Western to Stranraer;
- Day 1: 34046 Braunton at Tisbury
- Day 2: 5029 Nunney Castle & 34046 Braunton at Penryn
- Day 3: Black 5 44932 on the Dee viaduct at Cefn mawr and at Ruabon
- Day 4: 46115 Scots Guardsman at Ulverston and St Bees
- Day 5: 44871 & 45407 approaching Pinmore tunnel and restarting from Glenwhilly.
Available on DVD and Blu-ray disc.
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Sun 27th, 34046 Braunton & 5029 Nunney Castle, Falmouth – Exeter – Bristol
Falmouth branch: Collegewood viaduct, Penrhyn; Carnon viaduct; Sparnick tunnel. Largin / Draw Woods; Hemerdon; Coombe Fishacre; Stoke Cannon; Rewe; Westleigh; Cogload Jn.
Mon 28th, 44932, Bristol – Hereford – Chester – Grange-over-Sands
Filton bank, Bristol: Narroways Jn, Horfield; Caerleon; Llanfihangel (2 locations); Wistanstow (2 locations); Dee viaduct (2 locations); Ruabon; Frodsham; Arnside (2 locations).
Tue 29th, 46115 Scots Guardsman, Grange-over-Sands – Beattock – Edinburgh
Ulverston; Kirkby In Furness; St Bees (2 locations); Gilcrux; Aspatria; Beattock Bank (3 locations); Roberton; Auchengray.
Wed 30th, 44871 & 45407, Edinburgh – Bathgate – Paisley – Stranraer – Ayr
Blackridge, nr Bathgate (2 locations); Girvan (2 locations); approaching Pinmore tunnel; Glenwhilly; Glenwhilly return (3 locations); Kilkerran (2 locations).