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British Steam Locomotives: The Steam Trains Of Great Britain Shown In 200 Photographs

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An overview of the different locomotives from British Heritage lines across the country…. More >>

British Steam Locomotives: The Steam Trains Of Great Britain Shown In 200 Photographs

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Steam Trains of Great Britain

Steam Trains of Great Britain

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Genius of Britain Episode 2 (Part 4/5) HD


Via atheistplanet.blogspot.com “In this new five-part series, leading scientific figures – Stephen Hawking, Richard Dawkins, James Dyson, David Attenborough, Robert Winston, Paul Nurse, Jim Al-Khalili, Kathy Sykes and Olivia Judson – celebrate the British scientists and inventors who literally created the modern world. The second programme in the series looks at the scientific spark that ignited the Industrial Revolution in Britain. James Dyson tells the story of how a young James Watt was inspired to perfect the steam engine that would change the world forever. Jim Al-Khalili explains how Joseph Priestley, a clergyman with a fascination for gases, discovered the very air we breathe and started a craze for soda water. David Attenborough talks about his hero Joseph Banks, the great naturalist who sailed to the South Seas and founded Kew Gardens on his return. And Robert Winston reveals the extraordinary story of John Hunter, surgeon, anatomist… and body-snatcher.” (Part 2 of 5)

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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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The Great Britain III, Day 5


Saturday 10th April 2010: After a water stop at Girvan, Black Fives 44871 and 45407 restart the 11 coach train on the 1-in-54 gradient, on the way to Stranraer. In the background are the Isle of Arran and the Kintyre Peninsular. Excerpt taken from Steam Age Pictures Vol 33, The Great Britain III, Part 1. More details from www.steamage.co.uk

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Battle of Britain Class 34067 Tangmere on the Cathedrals Express at Salisbury 06/10/2011


I’ve just reliesed this is my 200th Video on youtube! 34067 Tangmere returns to Salisbury for a Cathedrals Express first time since 30th June for a cathedrals express, Seen arrving at Salisbury 15mins late and departs again. 34067 arrives bang on time for the return journey did not leave again 15mins after. Enjoy

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Trains and Rails – Steam Trains of Great Britain


Enjoy this beautifully presented whistle-stop tour around Britain to see some of the most remarkably preserved steam railways and engines. Filmed at various locations over the past decade, this DVD is an absolute must for the steam train enthusiast both old and new as we visit galas, festivals and special days at some of Britain’s best known railways and get up close and personal with some titans of steam. The Santa Special on the West Somerset Railway, the Bluebell Railway Branch Line Gala, a glimpse of the famous Hogwarts Express and an open day at the Crewe Works are just a few of the stops we make along the way. Other highlights include visits to the Welsh Highland Railway, the Midsomer Norton Station project, East Lancashire Railway, Llangollen Railway and a very special day at the Ffestiniog Railway.

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If Britain declares war on Iceland, should China establish a “no fly zone” to protect the Icelandic people?

Britain’s acrimonious dispute with Iceland over billions of missing dollars is worsening. Icelandic voters have rejected a plan to repay Britain and British leaders are vowing retaliation. The British Navy is steaming toward Iceland. Should China protect tiny Iceland (population 250,000) against giant Britain (population 60,000,000)? Is it logistically possible for China and its “coalition of the willing” to establish a “no fly zone” to save Iceland?

http://edition.cnn.com/2011/BUSINESS/04/10/uk.iceland.banks/index.html?hpt=T2

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