Saturday 3 December 2011

Something for the long dark evenings

Advance news from the Radio Times:
BBC4 :  "Timeshift: The Golden Age of the Tram - A Streetcar named Desire."
A history of Trams in Britain.
Broadcast Mon 5 Dec 2100-2200; 0030-0130; Wed 7 Dec 2000-2100; 0230-0330.

Also on Monday BBC4 2330-2400 is a 1992 programme called "Blackpool Tram"

If you can receive BBC2 Wales (available to all Sky Viewers) look out for the programme called Beating Beeching
This new two part series from award winning Testimony Films for BBC Wales
beginning on Tuesday December 6th is a treat for all those who love steam
railways and yearn for a return to the days when almost every town and
village was served by its own branch line.
Also the following link has been recommended for some pure railway nostalgia from the 1970s. Not one dayglo jacket in sight when one considers the many dangerous occupations undertaken without the protection of the hi-vis. Whether things have changed for the better, well.................................

Information supplied by Tony Wilson