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Undated. VHS Video. Railways Around Europe: Volume Two by Arts Magic
1992. VHS Video "Settle to Carlisle in the 60s"

'Railways Around Europe Volume Two', published by Artsmagic Ltd, 45 minutes. Condition: Good condition, well looked-after. Price: £5.25, not including p&p
2002? Arts Magic, VHS Video (PAL), 45 minutes
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Contents: This is the second in the series of video railway "magazines" by Artsmagic Ltd covering many of Europe's fascinating railways. UK Feature: BR Edinburgh to Inverness on the Central Highlands Line. Preserved Railways: Ffestiniog Railway in North Wales. European City: Luzern, SBB. LLSE, Brunig Railways. Mountain Railway: Brienz Rothorn Bahn. Locomotive Profile: British Rail Class 37 diesels. And finally for those who like the footplate experience or cab ride, you can join the driver for the highlights of Lotschberg North Ramp.

Greenwood, Roger (Narrator): 'Settle to Carlisle in the 60s', 30 minute VHS Video compilation of amateur footage of the line from Robin Higgins and Geoff Lumb
1992, NTV Entertainment, VHS Video (PAL), 30 minutes
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  • Settle to Carlisle in the 60s [top]
    VHS Video, published in 1992 by NTV Entertainment
    Running Time: 30 minutes
    Narrated by Roger Greenwood
    Music by Tom Bliss
    Camera by Geoff Lumb and Robin Higgins
    Produced by Chris Page and Ian Whitwam
    Exempt from Classification
    A Jumpcut video (previously released as Pennine Steam Volume 2)
    Viewing notes on reverse of sleeve

Contents/synopsis: There's been more debate, more column inches, more feet of film, more miles of videotape about the Settle-Carlisle than any other railway in the country. With the line now saved and its future secure, this video looks back. Not at the politics. Not at preserved steam. Not at the well worn history of building the line. But back to the 1960s when amateur cameramen Geoff Lumb and Robin Higgins filmed along the line in all weathers-recording for posterity the last days of steam running on a line many thought would close forever. This video puts their rare footage together. Starting near Leeds and covering Keighley, Skipton, Gargrave, and Settle, the video then concentrates on the spectacular climb along England's grandest and most scenic railway. Brief modern footage contrasts the scene today (1992). From a Patriot at Bingley and a Clan at Hellifield to a Royal Scot at Ribblehead and an A1 at Dent Head, Settle to Carlisle in the 60s shows the S&C the way it was

Known Engines Featured:
Leeds to Skipton
8F48126 at Horsforth, Black 5 45079 at Horsfort, Black 5 43586 departing Keighley Station, Jubilee 45562 "Alberta" departing Keighley station northbound, Crab 42895 at Crossflats, Standard Class 2 Tank 84028, 84023, 44892 departing, Black 5 45154 "Lanarkshire Yeomanry" approaching from North, 3F 47602 shunting, 4F 44125, 3F 47602, 4F 44125, 45154 departing, 8F 48721 arriving

Gargrave to Settle
Black 5 44828, Black 5 45421, 72007 "Clan Mackintosh" departs, Britannia 70013 "Oliver Cromwell" near Clitheroe, 73069 Standard Class 5 and another approach Hellifield, Britannia 70006 "Robert Burns" at Long Preston

Horton in Ribblesdale-Dent
Royal Scot 46116 "Irish Guardsman", A1 60154 Bon Accord, Britannia 70008 "Black Prince" northbound approaching Dent, 72008 "Clan Macleod" leaving Dent

Rise Hill Tunnel-Carlisle
Royal Scot 46115 "Scots Guardsman" at Mallerstang, Jubilee 45742 "Connaught", Patriot 45523 "Bangor", Britannia 70037 "Hereward the Wake", Black 5 45038 departing


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