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A Selection of Videos / DVDs Covering Railways Around the Amersham Area

I am grateful to Frank Phillipson for compiling the majority of the below list of videos and DVDs which readers may find of interest. Other additions welcome. please email the webmaster.

Title Publisher Date
Underground Trains Remembered
(includes Chesham branch 1960 / 1988, steam at Neasden
Online Video 1988
Metropolitan Main Line
A Driver's Eye View
Aldgate to Amersham and Watford and Chesham branches
Video 125 1995
Brill to Baker Street, A Journey Along the 120 Years History of the Metropolitan Railway
(Includes film of rebuilding of Station Road bridge, Amersham)
Central Film Library  
Landscapes of Steam. Nos 3 Countryside Through the Chilterns
(Includes the Great central through Aylesbury)
Transport Video Publishing  
Branch Lines in the South East
(Includes Chesham Branch in steam days)
Transport Video Publishing  
Echoes of the Great Central Part 1 Marylebone to Aylesbury Branch Line Video 1992
Echoes of the Great Central Part 2 Marylebone to Banbury Branch Line Video 1993
Forgotten Railways
(Includes Rickmansworth to Quainton Road with steam and diesel in 1966 and mainline diesels at Marylebone in the late 1960s)
Transport Video Publishing  
Steaming Back to Marylebone
History of Marylebone station & hotel, steam services in the 1960s and steam specials from 1985
Online Video / DVD 1988
Vol 87 / Nos 8 Great Central Remembered
Steam services in the 1960s from Marylebone to Aylesbury
B&Q Video productions  
The Railway Age: Great Central Memories
Footage from the 1960s and today
Castle Home Video 1999
The Last Main Line: The rise and fall of the Great Central Railway
(History and archive footage of route from Nottingham to Marylebone)
Transport Video Publishing  
Chiltern Take Two
(Driver's eye view from Marylebone to Banbury)
Video 125 1989
Reflections on Western Steam Vol 2 Through the Chilterns to the Midlands
(Includes steam on GW/ GC joint line)
Transport Video Publishing  
Added Titles    
The Pre Grouping Years 1913-1923
(Includes film of the Metropolitan railway from early 20th century, showing cab views and Amersham before the houses were built along Woodside Road)
Video 125 1989
Steam on the Met
Footage from the 1996 LT Steam special from Amersham to Watford
Artsmagic Ltd. 1996
Metropolitan Steam Returns
LT Steam special Chesham / Watford from 1989 and Amersham / Harrow on the Hill 1990
Online Video 1992
Metro-land - A BBC Video presented by Sir John Betjeman John Betjeman web site BBC Video DVD 2006
London's Underground - Steam & Silver Transport Video Publishing  
Marsden Rail -14 -1962-1966 Nottingham to Marylebone
Great Central Volume 2
Marsden Rail Ltd. 1997
Mainline to Marylebone - Centenary of the Great Central Railway's London Extension CMS Videos  
Network South East Cab Rides
Volume Two Aylesbury to Marylebone
Railfilms Ltd. 2002

For a list of books covering the railways around the Amersham area, see here

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