Geoff Silcock’s recordings of memorable railway events from the 1990s to the early 2000s. Recreating a journey through the years of steam, this film features a wide variety of locations and engines. From British Pathé TV's Railway Collection.
Built by English Electric at their Vulcan Foundry in Newton-Le-Willows, Class 50 represents the last mixed traffic diesel type to be built for British Rail and, at the end of its career, it was one of only three classes of diesel capable of 100mph duties. From British Pathé TV's Railway Collection.
This superb locomotive was saved from scrapping in 1966. After a chequered preservation career, she was restored to main line condition. This programme covers her return – her first runs over the scenic Settle-Carlisle and a foray back on her native metals in Scotland, as well as use on the Great...
This is a film about two locomotives – the first and last "Pacific" locomotives built for the nationalised British Railways – 70000 Britannia and 71000 Duke of Gloucester. From British Pathé TV's Railway Collection.