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Railways in Britain 1959 – Development of British diesel, electric and steam trains


This promotional film was produced in 1959 to educate the general public about the development of diesel, electric and steam engines in Britain. The film features many examples of motive power, both in England as well as locomotives exported to foreign countries, and includes scenes of the “Deltic” class diesel which were the most powerful locomotives at the time.

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“British locomotives” 1959 Steam Trains, Diesel Trains, Electric Trains.


“British Locomotives” was produced in 1959, and shows the development of British diesel, electric and steam engines, including the famous “Deltic” class diesel which were the most powerful locomotives at the time.

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