Midlands Railways in the Beeching Era
Remembering the lost stations and lines that didn’t survive the modernisation of British Railways in the 1960s. From major hubs like Nottingham Victoria to the smallest branchline halts of the Midlands region. This compilation of rarely seen archive material from the MACE collection not only brings to life those routes lost during the Beeching years but also reminds us of the final days of steam power as a hundred years of history are turned into scrap. Highlights include seeing Birmingham New Street station take shape as a symbol of the future as its rival Snow Hill is left to wither and die and a journey along the Great Central mainline in its final years.
Duration: 32 mins
Important Notes: This title does NOT have optional Subtitles. This DVD is made to order. A file is burnt to disc in our technical suite when it is purchased through our website. Waiting time for the DVD can therefore be up to 2 weeks. This compilation has been shown on Vimeo as part of MACE's New Way of Seeing project.
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