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Driving & Firing: The Art of Driving
How To • 41m
Every aspect of driving a steam locomotive is covered in this practical programme. From observing and obeying signals to understanding the dangers of letting speed run away with you, Clive Groome's easy manner and vast experience makes this definitive footplate guide a must-watch for anyone interested in steam.
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Driving & Firing: The Art of Firing
Our cameras follow Clive Groome, one of the most experienced enginemen in the country, as he demonstrates how to fire four very different steam locomotives from lighting up in the morning and oiling the machine right through to the disposal of the engine at night.