The Way It Was - Volume 6 (DVD)




The Way It Was - Volume 6 (DVD)


Volume six begins on the original South Coast railway in the 1950s with scenes at Coolangatta then Cab ride footage taken from a 2000 class railmotor as it makes it way to Southport, showing Yatala & the LoganRiverBridge, Staplyton, Ormeau, Pimpama, the Coomera & Coomera station, Oxenford, Ernest Junction station and the tunnel.


Exhilarating footage of a PB15 to Southport filmed from a vehicle on the Pacific Highway is shown before we take a look at driver training trains on the Gold Coast railway prior to its opening to Helensvale.
Then Railmotor 1901 takes a special inspection trip to VarsityLakes.


There's BB18 & 1/4s and C17s with scenes at Harlaxton, Pittsworth and on the Millmerran Branch.

At Pittsworth - Rail Motor 66 is seen, followed by more steam on the Southern Railway.

Diesel Electric 1258 takes a tour to Greenvale and there are standard Gauge scenes with the 44 class, XPTs and 80 class locos with scenes at Yeerongpilly, Teviot brook, & Tamrookum.

A PB15 hauls a tour to Beenleigh showing Yeerongpilly, Altandi, Woodridge, and other locations, then there's steam hauled freight on the BrisbaneValley branch with PB15s and C17s at Numerous locations to Yarraman.

We see a Great South Pacific Express carriage as it leaves for Italy. Diesels crossing at Kingsthorpe and Pacific National trains in the Bundaberg area.

The Ceremony and celebrations for the Centenary of QR in 1965, are shown along with the construction and opening of the Merivale bridge, plus Electrification works at Darra and Corinda.

Filled with Numerous classes of railmotors, locomotives, and closed lines, this compilation continues with more steam action at Gloucester street, the Lota branch and the Newstead branch.

Packed historic footage and informative commentary,  the DVD comes with multiple audio choices and quick scene navigation.The Way It Was, volume 6, available now!



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