Format:  Region 0
Duration:  82 minutes

Status:  Available

£13.99

Synopsis

Scenic Branchlines in Devon and Cornwall features journeys by British Rail DMUs alongside archive steam era newsreels.

Two series of Devon and Cornwall branchline journeys were made by Westward Television, later Television South West, journalist John Doyle in 1975 and 1990, in support of these beautiful scenic lines which were under threat of closure. All were filmed in colour.

The branchlines shown are:

1975 Series:
St Erth to St Ives
Truro to Falmouth
Liskeard to Looe
Exeter to Barnstaple
Exeter to Exmouth

1990 Series:
Plymouth to Gunnislake
Par to Newquay
St Erth to St Ives
Exeter to Barnstaple
Exeter to Exmouth