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SPECIAL DELIVERY

BRITISH RAILWAY POST OFFICE DIGITAL VIDEO DISK

This 175-minute DVD includes two movies. These are: SPECIAL DELIVERY: The Cornish Mails in the last summer of the Penzance - Bristol - Penzance Traveling Post Office and ARRIVING AT DAWN, a locomotive cab-view of the rail line from Truro to Penzance.

The first video is a 135-minute detailed account of how a British Railway Post Office --called a Traveling Post Office (TPO)-- functioned. Aside from interior and external views of the TPO cars, there is a substantial amount of railroad history and operational information presented. TPOs were discontinued in 2004, but this outstanding video memoralizes the operational efficiencies that marked their effectiveness since establishment in 1838.

Take a cab ride with the locomotive driver in ARRIVING AT DAWN. This 40-minute bonus enables you to observe the right-of-way along the southwestern tip of Great Britain. It's a great opportunity to see contemporary British railroading without catching a flight to Heathrow and haggling a cab ride for yourself.

Here are some brief sample video clips from SPECIAL DELIVERY:

Typical interview with employee about TPO operations

Cab view of TPO train pulling into a station


Arrival at another station

These video clips aren't as good as what is on the DVD. They only hint at the interesting material that rail historians and postal researches will find in these programs. Your absolute satisfaction is guaranteed. If not pleased, you may return the DVD in good condition and receive a full refund including your return Media Rate USPS postage.

This DVD is professionally produced by Oakwood Video Library and Railscene. It is brand-new original disc in a sealed case and will run on USA DVD players. The purchase price covers the purchase from Oakwood Video Library, trans-Atlantic shipping, currency conversion cost, and proceeds to benefit restoration of the Boyce, Virginia, railway station. This former 1913 Norfolk and Western Railway station is shown before repairs and repainting commenced in a 2003 photo . You may learn more about the Railway Mail Service Library at its website or on the RMSL "AboutMe" page.

Special Delivery price is as follows:
$47.99ea plus Shipping, Costing $2.01 for the first and $1.00 for each 
additional DVD purchased for Domestic Shipping and $3.01 for International with $2.00 extra for each additional.

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RAILWAY MAIL SERVICE LIBRARY
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BOYCE, VA 22620-9639