The History Of British Steam Trains

Although British Railway retired the last of its steam fleet in 1969 interst in steam engines has continued to grow. Hardly surpising really as the country that invented the steam engine has always had a love alffair with this most human of all machines. Withhout yhr efforts of British`s many hertage steam line, the opportunity for families to savour the nostalgic atmosphhere of a steam railway would have been lost many years age. During the course of this porgramme we explore the following important lines.