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Our range of train DVDs and railway DVDs is one of the largest on the web and covers archive steam DVDs through to modern day rail traction scene DVDs, from British railways to overseas railways including Europe, Australia, New Zealand, Canada and America. In 2013 WOLVERTON RAIL acquired the DVD assets of THE SIGNAL BOX (due to retirement) and WOLVERTON RAIL is now Britain's longest established and experienced railway DVD retailer. Unlike some others, yes we really do know about trains and railways as Ian is an ex-railwayman (signalling engineer) with a railway background and a railway historian. We have a vast selection of TRAIN CAB RIDES: recent, heritage (1980s/1990s) and even some archive steam cab rides! Click >>HERE for Railway Cab Rides<<
Sadly 2020 is final year of HSTs and Class 91/Mk4s in top-link use, I would have liked an HST set or a Class 91 for a Christmas present last year (both in INTERCITY Swallow livery) to go with my Class 81 but unfortunately I've nowhere to keep either. Plus I can't afford them! :-) :-D But I did buy the "Inter-City 125" book..

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(LATEST NEWS: 31st.January 2020 - over 10 Class 91s/Mk4s sets to remain in service with LNER until the December 2021 timetable.)

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8th.June 2020 IMPORTANT CORONOVIRUS UPDATE:- It's hard to believe it's been 11 weeks since the UK Lockdown began. At last the lockdown is being eased. Royal Mail deliveries have almost returned to normal although there are still delays in some parts of the country. Although I have plenty of DVDs in stock, I am still experiencing delays with restocking from a few publishers but this is because they are only working 1 or 2 days a week. Hopefully that will resolve itself in due course.

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1st.May 2020 INTERNATIONAL ORDERS NOW RESUMED.

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26th.April 2020 IMPORTANT CORONOVIRUS UPDATE:- There have been long delays with Royal Mail deliveries due to staff shortages caused by the pandemic. They have been at least a third down on their workforce. A large backlog has built up and it has taken as long as 15 days or longer for customers to receive their orders. However (and a big thank you to their staff) they are now clearing the backlog and deliveries are gradually returning to as near normal as possible. From experience it's typically about 4-5 days now from when I post your order

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27th.March 2020 IMPORTANT CORONOVIRUS UPDATE. Very reluctantly, I have had to suspend all international orders effective immediately. This is because international travel (and hence airmail) has been stopped between most countries. With the current situation, I simply have no way of knowing whether any international orders will actually reach their destination. HOWEVER if you are in Australia, New Zealand, Canada, USA, France or Germany then please email me. I may send out your order BUT it will be at your own risk. That means if it is lost then I will not refund or send a replacement at any cost to me.

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CORONAVIRUS: 19th.March 2020 - Most transport dvd publishers are one or two person bands with many allready operating from home or an office at home anyway. So I don't envisage many supply problems. So business as usual! The outside of DVD boxes handled and dispatched by me will be wiped with proprietary anti-bacterial alcohol based cleaner.

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B & R Vol.232 - A Miscellany of East Midlands Ironstone RailwaysB & R Vol.232 - A Miscellany of East Midlands Ironstone Railways
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Telerail In The Cab 21-Paddington to HerefordTelerail In The Cab 21-Paddington to Hereford
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Ivo Peters Vol.8 - Steam in 1962Ivo Peters Vol.8 - Steam in 1962
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Ivo Peters Vol.7 - Steam in 1961Ivo Peters Vol.7 - Steam in 1961
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Ivo Peters Vol.6 - Ironstone LinesIvo Peters Vol.6 - Ironstone Lines
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Ivo Peters Vol.4 - North Wales Narrow Gauge 1959/60Ivo Peters Vol.4 - North Wales Narrow Gauge 1959/60
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B & R Vol.229 - Scandinavian Railway MemoriesB & R Vol.229 - Scandinavian Railway Memories
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B & R Vol.228 - London North Eastern Steam Miscellany No.1B & R Vol.228 - London North Eastern Steam Miscellany No.1
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B & R Vol.225 - 1960s Iberian Railway Holidays No.2B & R Vol.225 - 1960s Iberian Railway Holidays No.2
Jim Clemens Collection No.37
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B & R Vol.223 - A Miscellany of Electric & Diesel Power No.5B & R Vol.223 - A Miscellany of Electric & Diesel Power No.5
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Vol.232 - A Miscellany of East Midlands Ironstone Railways

Vol.232 - A Miscellany of East Midlands Ironstone Railways

19.75

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The Jim Clemens Collection No.39

Jim Clemens had a passion for steam that did not end just with BR. He also took a keen interest in the industrial railways of Britain. This volume in our miscellany series is a compilation of the entire ironstone film archive he created, and has been assembled in the order the film runs off his original cine reels.


The most extensive ironstone system in the country was at Corby, This comprised about 40 route miles of track and covered an area of around 10 miles between the most northerly and southerly points. It boasted a fine newly-built (1954) engine shed with eight roads and rollup shutters. A number of visits were made here in the mid-1960s, plus trips commemorating the end of steam at the quarries (1969) and the steel works (1973). Included are the World's largest quarrying machine (1,675 tons of it!), the Corby complex's 'Indus' 0-8-0 diesel plus ex-BR Class 14 No.D9547.


The narrow-gauge Kettering Furnaces system is visited during June 1961. This also included a rare Lingford Gardiner-built standard-gauge locomotive. Another narrow-gauge ironstone line is seen at Scaldwell where this railway's eponymous locomotive is at work during May 1962.


The last operating narrow-gauge ironstone system was at Finedon Quarries, near Wellingborough and visits were made here in 1961 and 1966. The whole process is seen: empties on their way to Finedon Quarry, loaded wagons on their return, the very narrow tunnel under the Midland Main Line, plus the rather daunting transfer method used from narrow to standard-gauge.


The newest ironstone system in the Midlands was at Exton Park, and in 1963 we can admire their fleet of clean and modern 0-6-0s dating from the 1950s. Visits are made to the Irchester complex near Wellingborough, plus also Storefield. Blisworth. Pitsford, Loddington. Hanging Houghton, Desborough, Pilton, Charwelton, Cranford, Oxfordshire Ironstone Quarries (near Banbury and including a 'Sentinel ") and Byfield. We conclude with a visit to Nassington, near Peterborough.


This ironstone railways enthusiast’s delight was filmed mostly in colour on both 8mm and 16mm cine-film. A commentary plus sound track complement our look at the ironstone railways of the East Midlands between 1960 and 1973.


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The Story of the Oxford to Cambridge Railway

The Story of the Oxford to Cambridge Railway

16.96

With current proposals by East West Rail to provide a link once more between the two famous university cities of Oxford and Cambridge, it is timely that we release this DVD history of the original railway which was released in video format in the early 1990s.


Assembled from photographs, archive film and video footage, we ‘travel’ the route from Oxford via Bicester, Bletchley and Bedford to Cambridge and all locations in between. Services remained on the Bletchley to Bedford section following closure of the other sections in 1967/8 and now form the middle section of new proposals.


The 30-mile Bedford to Cambridge section was first opened in 1862 which finally completed the whole route from Oxford. After closure in 1968 all the track was removed and stations along the line closed. Some 50 years later, plans are advanced to link the two cities again and provide the country with an important east-west link.
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Let's Imagine - A Branch Line Railway

Let's Imagine - A Branch Line Railway

12.95

John Betjeman visits the S&D branch line from Evercreech Jct to Highbridge and Burnham in 1963.


In a special arrangement with the BBC, we release for the first time on DVD this delightful film produced and screened in 1963.


Sir John Betjeman CBE became famous for his defending of Victorian architecture and his love for railways in particular. In the year of the Beeching Report, the BBC made this film which was written and presented by Sir John travelling on the train from Evercreech all the way to Highbridge. It includes scenes at most of the stations along the route and a walk around Highbridge Works. A totally unique look at this long-lamented branch of the Somerset & Dorset Joint Railway.
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Vol.230 - London Midand Steam Miscellany No.8

Vol.230 - London Midand Steam Miscellany No.8

19.75

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The eighth volume in our popular “Miscellany” series to cover London Midland steam compiled from mostly unseen footage from a variety of different cameramen and in the order the film runs off the original cine reels. Here we feature Midland 2Fs, the GCR in LMR days, in & around Manchester, the WCML and The North-West.


The line between Desford Junction and Leicester West Bridge had restricted clearances and was the last home of the diminutive Johnsons 2Fs which had been introduced as far back as the 1870s! We visit the line during February 1963 with snow still on the ground.


Next, in LMR days, we make a journey along the Great Central main line from Marylebone which includes Aylesbury, Brackley, Banbury, Woodford Halse, Rugby, Lutterworth, Leicester, Loughborough, Nottingham, Chesterfield and Hasland shed. We even feature a 1962 journey behind a 9F in normal passenger service from Brackley to Aylesbury!


On to the North-West and the Manchester area where a famous steam working in 1964 and 1965 was the evening commuter service from Manchester Central to Buxton. This working is forever associated with 'Jubilee' No. 45705 “Seahorse” and we cover the journey in some detail. Following on from this, there is excellent footage around New Mills Junction, Gowhole Yards, Chinley, the Romiley and Marple area, Hayfield, Stockport, Stockport Edgeley shed, plus Manchester Victoria and Exchange.


Shrewsbury and Ruabon are visited next and time is spent at Rossett (between Chester and Wrexham) and Talacre plus Worleston on the North Wales coast line.


Finally, numerous locations are visited on the northern part of the West Coast Main Line starting at Crewe and Crewe South shed, Acton Grange, Winwick Junction, Wigan, Lostock Hall shed, Farrington, Preston, Carnforth shed, and Shap. Other locations include near Ormskirk and Hellifield, plus shed visits to Rose Grove, Bolton, Holbeck, and Normanton.


The time period for the majority of the film is from 1962 to 1968. Motive power includes BR standard Britannia pacifics, Standard Class 5 & 4 4-6-0s, Class 2 2-6-0s, 9F 2-10-0s and Austerity 2-8-0s, ex-LMS Black 5s, 8Fs, 4Fs, 2-6-4Ts, Royal Scots, Jubilees, Stanier 2-6-0s, Ivatt tanks and Class 2 & 4 2-6-0s, ex-MR 2Fs, and Jinties.


An authentic sound track has been added along with an informative commentary to complement this nostalgic look at the last years of London Midland steam.


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Vol.228 - London North Eastern Steam Miscellany

Vol.228 - London North Eastern Steam Miscellany

19.75

In this volume of our popular “Miscellany” series, we cover steam across the former London North Eastern (LNER) area and beyond, specializing on ex-LNER locomotives. Once again it is compiled from mostly unseen footage from a variety of different cameramen and in the order the film runs off the original cine reels.


Our journey commences at Nottingham Midland with V2 2-6-2 No.60916, a locomotive temporarily loaned to the Southern Region in 1953 to cover for the “Merchant Navy” broken axle emergency. We then visit the former GCR stations at Nottingham Victoria and Sheffield Victoria, followed by York, Beverley, Aysgarth, Barnard Castle, Staveley, Doncaster, Langwith Junction, Stainforth and Hatfield.


Next to Kings Cross station and shed, Hadley Wood, Hatfield, Welwyn (and it’s famous viaduct), Langley Junction, Hitchin, Sandy, Peterborough (and Northampton), Eye Green for Crowland (M&GN) and Stoke Bank plus an extended visit to Spalding in 1963.


Moving to the North East, visits include Darlington, Newcastle Central, Gateshead Shed, Tyne Dock Shed, Sunderland Shed, Seaton Bank (including the pinning down of brakes), Ryhope Junction and the Silsworth Colliery branch.


Scotland is well covered with steam action at Aberdeen, the shed at Ferryhill, Dundee, Perth, Dunblane, Larbert, Hawick, Edinburgh, Ayr, Girvan (goods), Muirkirk, and the branch from Lugton to Giffen.


In the late 1960s, Jim Clemens purchased a significant quantity of original 16mm offcuts and unused film from Pat Whiltehouse, all relating to the BBC “Railway Roundabout” TV programmes. Included in this source are the new engine shed at Thornaby (opened in 1958), York, two “Glens” to Fort William over the West Highland line and Inverness shed.


Most of the film was taken in the period 1959 to 1967 with an exception of the LNER Garratt hauling demonstration freight in Sheffield during March 1930. Motive power seen includes ex-LNER classes A1, A2, A3, A4 pacifics, B1, B16, K1, K2, D34, Q6, O1, O4, J11, J27, V3 and J72 plus BR standards and some WD locomotives.

The majority of the archive film is in colour and an authentic sound track has been added along with an informative commentary to complement this nostalgic look at the last years of London North Eastern steam.


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The Alston Branch

The Alston Branch

16.99

The Alston Branch ran from the junction at Haltwhistle to a terminus high in the Pennines. In this programme we explore the Branch using archive film and chart the history and route of a fascinating railway

The programme comprises all previously unpublished footage & includes –

A History of the Alston Branch right up until closure in 1976.

A Journey along the line in the last months of British Railways operation calling in at the various stations and features on the way including Featherstone Park, Coanwood, Lambley and Slaggyford.

Branches in Transition The lines in the surrounding area using archive film from the 1960s and including the Alnwick to Alnmouth branch with the steam hauled passenger and freight service, the Woodburn Branch and its steam worked pick up freight, the Langholme branch and a steam worked freight and DMU operation along the line from Northallerton to Harrogate.

The Closure of the Alston Branch Features the very last day of operation including the Stephenson Locomotive Society’s special on the 1st of May 1976. The line is also explored just after closure.

Survivors Branch lines in the North East in the 1980s including the lines to Whitby and Scarborough plus the Bishops Auckland branch in recent years.

Revival of the Alston Branch The South Tynedale Railway with a look at the line from Alston to Slaggyford plus the route north to Haltwhistle.
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The Ivo Peters Collection Vol. 6 - Ironstone Lines

The Ivo Peters Collection Vol. 6 - Ironstone Lines

17.50

**IN STOCK 12th.December 2019 **


Ironstone Lines of the East Midlands - Ivo Peters' love of railways was widespread. Not only did he cover the famous main lines and well-know minor railways in his 16mm colour cine film collection, but he also delved into the realms of industrial steam where fascinating small and no-so-small engines performed the vital tasks of British industry.


Probably one of the least known areas was that of the Ironstone districts (such as Northamptonshire) where some of the most delightful and attractive industrial railways of the whole country ran along the edges of fields, through small woods and the heart of the countryside to the connecting lines with British Railways.


This is the first visit to the Iron Lines in the Ivo Peters Collection covering an area from Oxfordshire in the west to Lincolnshire in the east. They had a charm of their own, known only a to a few. Here we see a great variety from the narrow gauge at Kettering to the standard gauge at Wroxton (sometimes known simply as "O.I") which also boasted double track, signals and signal boxes.


Lines covered from 1961 to 1969 are:

LinesOwnersLocation
StorefieldDurham Steel & Iron CoKettering
CharweltonPark Gate Iron & Steel CoCharwelton
ByfieldByfield
WroxtonOxfordshire Ironstone Co. ("O.I")Banbury
PitsfordStaveley Coal & Iron Co. LtdNorthampton
Lamport & ScaldwellStaveley Minerals LtdNorthampton
WellingboroughStewart & Lloyds Minerals LtdWellingborough
KetteringKettering Coal& Iron Co. LtdKettering
CranfordCranford Ironstone Co. LtdKettering


Originally released in 1988, this volume has been totally remastered i.e. the pictorial material has now been prepared from the original 1" tape, transferred to digital betacam and then remastered. Some minor picture and sound editing has taken place to enhance this very popular volume in our series.


WolvertonRail.com is the official distributor of "The Ivo Peters Collection".


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Cab Rides Around the British Isles: Kings Cross to Hull

Cab Rides Around the British Isles: Kings Cross to Hull

17.95

Our cab ride was recorded from the cab of an Anglia Railways Turbo unit 170204.


We depart from Platform No. 3 at 08.33 in the midst of the morning rush hour. There will be four stops in our cab ride: Grantham, Doncaster, Selby and Brough before our final destination of Hull.


We pass through the famous Copenhagen tunnel at 594 yards long then pass through Finsbury Park, Harringay, Hornsey and some twenty more stations. Much of the journey is at the maximum speed of 100mph for the Turbo unit.


North of Werrington, Peterborough, we view flashing green signals indicating that 140 mph was possible, but not for our train. We climb Stoke bank, site of Mallard’s record breaking run in 1938 when it achieved 126 mph on the up line. Shortly after leaving Brough Station we can see the Humber road bridge and soon afterwards arrive at Hull’s Platform No. 4.


The cab ride was recorded as part of Anglia Railways driving training programme.
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The Berks & Hants Line

The Berks & Hants Line

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Exeter St David’s to London Paddington.

We join a brand new class 802 IET (Intercity Express Train) upon arrival at Exeter St David's station en route from Plymouth to London. Our train is formed of 10 coaches and calls at Tiverton Parkway and Taunton before branching off onto the so-called Berks and Hants route, a series of disparate lines connected together to form a shorter and more direct route from the South West to the Capital.


Our train runs non-stop for over 100 miles from Taunton to Reading, only then do we join the original GWR main line into London, having switched from diesel to electric power and travelling at speeds of up to 125 miles per hour.


This cross-country scenic line was filmed during the summer of 2019. There's a great deal of interesting history to the route, only opened as a through line in 1906 with the completion of the last section of new track from Cogload Junction to Castle Cary.


Now is your chance to see this sinuous line as the driver does.
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Lost Traction

Lost Traction

13.99

The end of a number of locomotive designs and Diesel and Electric Multiple Units from services around the national network over the last year plus a look back to their early years of operation.

Class 141 Pacer Units in the North East before withdrawal from BR service.

Class 142 Pacer Units their early years and present operations in the North of England and South Wales.

Class 143 Pacer Units in the North East after introduction to service, plus in the South West and North of England in their last months.

Class 144 Pacer Units in the Leeds area.

Inter-City 125 HSTs. The Western Main Line in the 1990s and in the last months of service on Great Western Trains services plus the farewell special.

Inter-City 125 HSTs. The East Coast Main Line featuring archive film plus in LNER service.

Inter-City 125 HST’s. The Midland Main Line the last major stonghold in express service south of the Border.

Class 90s on the GE Main Line to Norwich plus a look back to 1990.

Class 91s in their first year of operation with a look at Kings Cross and the line north to Doncaster plus the 91s in action in 2019 with many of the ‘Celebrity’ units.

The Class 86s in the 1970s and the 1990s and the 86/6s on Freightliner duties.

Class 313 Electric Multiple Units in their early years in North London plus the last days on the GN suburban duties.

Class 315 Electric Multiple Units on the GE Inner Suburban duties.

Class 317 Electric Multiple Units in their early years on the ECML plus today.

Class 37s on the Wherry Lines.
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Vol.231 - Great Western Steam Miscellany No.6

Vol.231 - Great Western Steam Miscellany No.6

19.75

**IN STOCK 27th.May 2020** THE B & R DVD THAT HAS ARRIVED AT WOLVERTON RAIL IS.... :-)


The sixth volume in our popular “Miscellany” series to cover Great Western steam compiled from mostly unseen footage from a variety of different cameramen and in the order the film runs off the original cine reels.


We begin at Shrewsbury station and visits are made to Coton Hill Yards, Shrewsbury Shed, Sutton Bridge Junction, and Hookagate. We include a weed killing train at Llangollen Junction, Ruabon and we call in at Brymbo, Wellington (Salop) and Whitchurch.


Next we take trips to Worcester, the nearby Norton Junction and the Gloucester area in addition to Ross-on­Wye, Stroud, Bromyard, and Hereford. Then to Birmingham Snow Hill, Bordesley and Hatton followed by visits to the shed at Wolverhampton Oxley and The Lickey Incline. Plus film at Oxford, Didcot, Langley (Bucks), and Paddington.


Travelling down to the South-West, time is spent at Tiverton Junction before enjoying the rural delights of the Culm Valley branch to Hemyock and the Exe Valley branch to Exeter. In North Devon we visit the steeply graded line to Ilfracombe via Braunton along with visits to Barnstaple Junction and Dulverton on the Taunton line. We then take a trip along the Cheddar Valley line and call in at Glastonbury & Street on the S&DJR.


Both South and West Wales are covered and include Cardiff General, Cardiff Queen Street, Abercynon, Merthyr, Woodham's Scrap Yard, Letterston Junction, Tenby, Carmarthen, Duffryn Yard Shed, Newport, Pontypool Road, Aberdare High Level, Crumlin, Quakers Yard, Dowlais Cae Harris, Nelson & Llancaiach, and Hengoed High Level. We even manage to see Great Western steam at Portsmouth & Southsea!


The time period for the majority of the film is between about 1961 and 1966. Motive power includes many ex-GWR classes such as King, Castle, County, Hall, Modified Hall, Grange, Manor, 14xx, 15xx, 16xx, 2251, 28xx, 41xx, 42xx, 43xx, 45xx, 47xx, 56xx, 57xx, 64x, 72xx, 94xx plus the occasional ex-LMS engines and BR Standards.


The archive film used is mostly in colour. An authentic sound track has been added along with an informative commentary to complement this nostalgic look at the last years of Great Western steam.


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