With a Fine Feeling for Steam

 

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Description:

First transmitted in 1977, this programme tells the story of the private steam railway company the Strathspey Railway, which was engineered and run by a group of rail enthusiasts in Scotland.Through the use of restored locomotives the company was started purely to preserve steam passenger trains, as their fading presence across British rail networks, due to the introduction of diesel engines, was keenly felt among steam enthusiasts.

 

Channel: BBC (Archive)

First Air Date: 5 May 1977

Duration: 24 mins

 

 

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