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.
A reflection on British Rail just 5 years before privatisation. The film examines Network South East two years after its inception; Scotrail with Class 37s and 47s very much in charge; Intercity services; Railfreight and the many loco-hauled services at the time using Class 20s, 31s, 45s, 56s in ...
30 Bulleid Pacific locomotives survive today, with 28 of them coming from Dai Woodham’s scrapyard at Barry. This 100-minute programme captures the sights and sounds of these popular locomotives. From British Pathé TV's Railway Collection.
Ever since its main line return in 1998, "Merchant Navy" Pacific No. 35005 Canadian Pacific has caused a mini sensation wherever it has gone. We delve into its preservation days since lying in the scrapyard. From British Pathé TV's Railway Collection.