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Review of British Columbia Rail Collection BC Canada DVD Pentrex

 4.3 of 5 (7)
5 Shows on One Disc!

British Columbia Railway. BC Rail was as spectacular an operation to watch as the scenery through which it ran. Sold to the Canadian National Railway in 2004, it"s now a beloved fallen flag of the past, but you can still experience the thrill of BC Rail as it existed in 1986 when this show was originally filmed. Pentrex takes you for a ride along Howe Sound behind Royal Hudson 2860, one of the world"s most beautiful steam locomotives. You"ll also enjoy a trip aboard the Budd passenger cars from North Vancouver to Prince George, a 13-hour journey that takes you into the cab for first-hand views of meets with other trains. Traveling the various subdivisions, you"ll get close-up views of freight operations and will pay a visit the Tumbler Ridge line to see its electric locomotives and their coal loading operations. BC Rail"s color scheme was shifting from green to its new red, white, and blue paint at this time; you"ll see both color sc

Overall rating for this DVD? 5 Star Excellent
4 Star Very Good
3 Star Good
2 Star Fair
1 Star Poor

The rest is optional but appreciated.

In your opinion, how was the narration level? There was no narration.
Just enough.
Could have used more.
A little too much.
Way too much.
Narration can be turned off.

Aside from the content of the DVD, how would you rate the image quality (sharpness, camera steadiness, etc)? Poor.
A little rough around the edges.

How would you rate the VALUE of this video? Overpriced for the amount of enjoyment I got out of it.
Seemed a little high, but not too bad.
Good value.
Excellent value!

Last question. Would you recommend this DVD to others? Definitely not!
Not unless they REALLY were interested in the subject matter.
A "Must Have"!

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