Only 2 left in stock.
Dispatched from and sold by Bella Salute.
£5.25 + £1.26 UK delivery
+ £1.26 UK delivery
Used: Very Good | Details
Condition: Used: Very Good
Comment: Expedited shipping available on this item. Your item will be previously owned but still in great condition. The disc will play perfectly without interruption and the case, inlay notes and sleeve may show limited signs of wear.
Other Sellers on Amazon
Add to Basket
£11.95
+ £1.26 UK delivery
Sold by: Videoscene
Have one to sell? Sell on Amazon

Britain's Railways - The Home Front War Years 1939 To 1941 [REGION 0 PAL] [DVD]

4.8 out of 5 stars 16 customer reviews

Additional DVD options
Amazon Price
New from Used from
DVD 1-Disc Version
£5.25
£5.25 £4.46
DVD [DVD]
£32.45
Dispatched from and sold by Bella Salute.


Frequently bought together

  • Britain's Railways - The Home Front War Years 1939 To 1941 [REGION 0 PAL] [DVD]
  • +
  • Britain's Railways: The Golden Age Of The Big Four’ 1923 to 1939 [DVD]
  • +
  • Railways In Britain: Britain's Railways - From Victory To... [DVD]
Total price: £22.45
Buy the selected items together


Product details

  • Format: PAL
  • Language: English
  • Region: All Regions
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Classification: Exempt
  • Studio: Sfe DVDs
  • DVD Release Date: 29 April 2013
  • Run Time: 145 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars 16 customer reviews
  • ASIN: B00BLJ9MOY
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 68,692 in DVD & Blu-ray (See Top 100 in DVD & Blu-ray)
  • Would you like to tell us about a lower price?
    If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?

Product description

Product Description

Railway posters during the Second World War enquired of civilian passengers 'Is Your Journey Really Necessary?' the Home Front Railways of Britain in their logistical role transporting the men, munitions, materials and machinery of combat, really were a weapon of war. BRITAIN'S RAILWAYS : THE HOME FRONT WAR YEARS 1939 to 1941 is the definitive archive led long-form documentary celebrating the railway's vital role in the nation's war effort. This 100% archive film programme is made from significant amounts of previously unseen film footage from the vaults of the Imperial War Museum in combination with genuine wartime newsreel footage. It evidences the great diversity of steam locomotive types brought to bear on the transportation of all kinds of wartime goods and passengers. BRITAIN'S RAILWAYS : THE HOME FRONT WAR YEARS 1939 to 1941 is the first part of the most comprehensive trilogy ever made on Britain's railways during the war years; this first volume covers the events from the outbreak of war to the cessation of 'The Blitz' in May 1941, including :- The 1939 and 1940 evacuations of children from British cities. The transportation of B.E.F. troops and equipment to the South coast Southern Railway docks. Railway 'blackout procedures', the removal of station signage, railway staff bomb shelters and A.R.P. exercises. The movement of interned German nationals and the reception of refugees from mainland Europe. Ambulance and hospital evacuation trains. The movement of B.E.F. troops evacuated back through Southern Railway ports following the retreat from Dunkirk. Extensive coverage of the Luftwaffe's aerial Blitz bomb damage to the home front railways including at Redbridge, Bishopstone Beach Halt, Portsmouth Harbour Station, Clapham Carriage Sheds, Camden Goods Yard, Dalston Junction, Coventry, Manchester Exchange Station, Southampton Docks, Stonebridge Park Carriage Sheds, Fratton Loco Shed and the London termini Euston, Waterloo, Charing Cross and Victoria. The relocation of the L.M.S. and S.R. Headquarters to The Grove at Watford and Deepdene House in Dorking respectively. Locomotive naming ceremonies. The reparation of air-raid damaged tracks, bridges, viaducts and signalling.


Customer reviews

4.8 out of 5 stars
Share your thoughts with other customers
See all 16 customer reviews

Top customer reviews

on 16 March 2014
Format: DVD|Verified Purchase
0Comment| 3 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you?YesNoReport abuse
on 23 October 2013
Format: DVD|Verified Purchase
0Comment| 4 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you?YesNoReport abuse
on 29 May 2013
Format: DVD|Verified Purchase
0Comment| 4 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you?YesNoReport abuse
on 3 January 2017
Format: DVD|Verified Purchase
0Comment|Was this review helpful to you?YesNoReport abuse
on 8 January 2014
Format: DVD|Verified Purchase
0Comment| 3 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you?YesNoReport abuse
on 19 May 2017
Format: DVD|Verified Purchase
0Comment|Was this review helpful to you?YesNoReport abuse
on 10 April 2017
Format: DVD|Verified Purchase
0Comment|Was this review helpful to you?YesNoReport abuse
on 3 October 2013
Format: DVD|Verified Purchase
0Comment| 3 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you?YesNoReport abuse

Pages with related products. See and discover other items: prisoner costume, stag fancy dress, stag costumes, stag outfit fancy dress

Where's My Stuff?

Delivery and Returns

Need Help?