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Review of San Francisco Bay Area Rails South Bay DVD

 4.3 of 5 (6)
Featuring the SOUTH BAY

The San Francisco Bay Area has a lot to offer when it comes to railroading! In this show, the first in a series featuring Bay Area Rails, we will explore the South Bay using San Jose as our hub. Amtrak, Caltrain, Altamont Commuter Express (ACE), Union Pacific, BNSF, and several tourist railroads all operate here.

You ll get a chance to explore parts of UP'sCoast Subdivision, Niles Subdivision, Oakland Subdivision, Warm Springs Subdivision, and other areas. You ll travel to Watsonville Junction and follow the Davenport and Hollister locals, which originate from here. A few side trips will bring you to the Niles Canyon Railway, the Santa Cruz, Big Trees & Pacific Railway, and the Roaring Camp & Big Trees Narrow Gauge Railroad. The variety of motive power you ll witness on the freights include DRGW GP40-2'sand the newest MP36PH-3C pulling Caltrain'sBaby Bullets. With the number of commuter trains, freights, and locals that travel through the h

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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