News from May 2007

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New DVD - Visit Wackelstein Austrian Narrow Gauge Railway

The first of a completely new series of DVDs about Austrian Narrow Gauge Railways has just arrvied from the Sony replication plant and will be released on 28 May 2007. Here’s a brief synopsis of the DVD.

Visit Wackelstein Austrian Narrow Gauge Railway: Join us for a visit to the historic Austrian narrow gauge railway of Wackelstein. Situated in the north of Austria near the Czech Republic border, the Wackelstein railway was driven through the granite plateau of the gently rolling hills of the Bohemian mountains. This popular tourist and rail enthusiast line features a variety of motive power including superb steam engines, some of which were originally built to operate in the Austrian Alps. Whether you’re a rail enthusiast or not, the entertaining historic background information and insights into local industries and customs should make this a valuable film for anyone interested in visiting Austria.

Available from all good retailers (25% off at Amazon), or direct from Camrose Media, the retail price is £14.99 and more information may be found at

Camrose Media, Camrose House, 106 main Street, Pembroke SA71 4HN. Tel 01646 682329. Trade enquiries welcome.

Posted by Ian Smith on 9 May 2007

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