Steam Railway has once again teamed up with Unseen Steam – the online and DVD home of rare and captivating railway footage – to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the end of BR main line steam.
Free with the latest edition of Steam Railway magazine*, The Last Railtours: 1968 Steam Finale features all the defining railtours from the last week of BR steam, including Locomotive Club of Great Britain’s ‘Farewell to Steam’ railtour on August 4, and of course the legendary ‘Fifteen Guinea Special’ on the final day itself – August 11 1968.
There are plenty of 1968 celebrity locomotives featured as well, including ‘Britannia’ No. 70013 Oliver Cromwell, BR Standard ‘5MT’ and Steam Railway SR483 cover star No. 73069, well as ‘Fifteen Guinea’ veteran ‘Black Fives’ Nos. 44781, 44871 and 45110.
Whether you want to relive treasured memories of main line steam’s finale, or rediscover this momentous milestone in railway history, The Last Railtours is the DVD for you, and it’s completely free with the latest edition of Steam Railway magazine* – on sale now!
We hope that you enjoy your free, exclusive gift.
Unseen Steam brings you the best from a huge collection of rare and stunning archive railway film from decades past. Subscribe for just £2.99 a month and watch hundreds of clips with dozens added every week. Perfect for the steam enthusiast, modeller and historian. Go to www.unseensteam.co.uk now!
*Unfortunately, the DVD is not available to Lloyds subscribers