The last remaining Southern Railway "King Arthur" Class No. 30777, "The Last Knight" Sir Lamiel is now over eighty years old and proudly a part of the National Collection. From British Pathé TV's Railway Collection.
A tribute to the renaissance in steam operations in the Highlands and Lowlands of Scotland. "Scotland for Steam" runs the advertising - and it certainly is! On the railways, steam is a major tourist attraction, both on preserved lines and British Rail’s own main and branch lines.
All steam action from the main lines of the former Great Western Railway and Southern Railway, including the Salisbury to Exeter main line, Didcot to Worcester, Didcot to Birmingham and the Folkestone Harbour lines.
Wales has one of the largest associations with steam in the British Isles. The narrow gauge railways of the north west are famous for their hard-working tiny engines, from the Tallyllyn (the world’s first preserved railway) to the Ffestiniog, the Snowdon Mountain Railway, the Welshpool and Llanfa...