Books & DVDs

Several books and films exist of the Downs Light Railway. These have been released over the years to mark milestones and anniversaries. The following books and DVDs are publically available. All sales through the Downs Light Railway Trust go directly to the charity.


DVD - Still Steaming On!

Still Steaming On! is a newly released DVD released in December 2015 to celebrate the 90th Birthday of the Downs Light Railway. This programme tells the story of the DLR’s development and how recent challenges of ground drainage on the site have brought the railway to the brink of extinction.


Part A: Still Steaming On! (The Downs Light Railway Story)

Part B: A 1930’s journey along the railway.

Colour and B/W archive

Running Time: Approximately 35 Minutes

Cover Pictures: Courtesy of RailRomances Publishing.

Produced by Nick Dodson, Railfilms Ltd 2016.              

RRP £5 + £1.50 postage and packaging

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Book - Don't Stand Up in the Tunnel!

Don't Stand Up in the Tunnel! is a special edition from the author James I C Boyd to mark the 75th Anniversary of the Downs Light Railway. It depicts the story of the Downs Light Railway and its Young Engineers. This account gives a rare insight into the railway's fascinating background and struggles over the years to survive.


Physical Description: 112 pages, illustrated with 123 photographs, maps and drawings.

Edition Info: Hardcover; 2002-12-12

ISBN10: 1-900622-04-1

Publisher: RailRomances Publishing.

RRP £25 + postage and packaging

Please note, limited copies are available from the Trust on request.        

© The Downs Light Railway Trust 2015-2016. Registered Charity No. 513882
Last edited: 15 December 2015

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