Home > documentaries > Ticket to Ride railway documentaries > UK
(Details shown apply to the default selection)
Model: TTR014-2Brand: Ticket to Ride
In stock, immediate despatch
Cardiff to Portsmouth. A contemporary documentary on the railway line in Southern England that links two very different cities. We reached Bristol in TTR14-1 and now start just outside at Keynsham, a dormitory town for its larger neighbour, but where once chocolate bars were despatched across the country. Next, a run along the Avon valley to the Georgian city of Bath. Here we look at the city, the old Green Park station and view the trains from the heights of the surrounding hills. We catch a new CORADIA high speed DMU and have a ride in an example. We see who is running the waste business for BANES, and then head east alongside the K&A, the Kennet and Avon canal. Down the Avon valley towards Bradford via Avoncliffe and on to Westbury. This is the centre for the Mendip stone trains, where you will literally see mountains on the move! We visit the famous White Horse for some spectacular views of the west country mainline and the cement works! Heading south, the line is a favourite for steam train operators over the famous Upton Bank and then down the Wylye valley. At Wilton we take to the air for some views of Wilton House and the rail served "Whiting Works" before Salisbury is reached. Again, we get some super aerial views of the station, the SWT maintenance depot and, naturally, the Cathedral- with the tallest spire in the British Isles. On to Southampton where we discuss the container revolution, see at close quarter ships being loaded and cars and vans being moved for Ford. We conclude our tour at Portsmouth; where in addition to travelling on a new Electrostar we pay a visit to the old naval dockyard and HMS Warrior. Narrated RT 99 mins ©FHP 2002
All Ticket to Ride, Perren, TG Trains and Van den Burg products are in PAL format. Region free (0).
DVD and BluRay compatibility in North America.
We endeavour to despatch all orders within 24 hours. Items marked SPO (special order) delayed despatch will be forwarded when back in stock.
All items destined for UK and Channel Isles addresses are sent Royal Mail 1st Class
All items destined for Europe and Rest of the World are sent by Air Mail
Post and packaging costs
United Kingdom and Channel Isles. Post free First Class Royal Mail.
Click link below for air mail costs
Air Mail postage costs to Europe and Row
Faulty items If an item is found to be faulty or incorrect please contact us to arrange a return. If the item is faulty a replacement will be sent, if the item is not what you ordered, the correct one will be sent.
If you are unhappy with a product it can be returned to us (in mint condition) within 14 days for a refund. Returning items is at the consumer's cost. For your own protection, we suggest you use a secure delivery method which requires a signature upon delivery. Please include your name, address, order number and reason for return.
Ticket to Ride railway videos- specialists in British and European railway DVDs