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🎬BBC South 50 years: Episode 15 The Brighton Belle. A series of 19 mini-features made by BBC South at Southampton in 2011 to celebrate the station's 50 year history.Episode 15 The Brighton Belle. One of a series of features celebrating BBC South's 50 years of broadcasting. Southern Railway's London to Brighton service, The Brighton Belle offered electric elegance in an age dominated by steam. Danielle Glavin meets Don Hitchings, who drove the last train in 1972, and watches as part of the train is brought back to Brighton. Some footage (c) Pathe NFG are indebted to the BBC staff at Southampton for their help in sourcing items for the archive. See more episodes in the Category - BBC South.