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The Golden Age of Steam Railways

  • 2012
  • Season 1
  • 2 episodes
  • Documentary and factual
  • News and current affairs

Summary

In Season 1, home movies reveal how a group of volunteers brought disused lines and steam engines back to life after they disappeared in the years following the Second World War.

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Episode 1: Small Is Beautiful

Summary

Part one of two. The story of the visionaries who rescued some of the narrow gauge railways that once served Britain's key industries, including its mines, quarries, factories and docks. Home movies reveal how volunteers set to work to bring the lines and steam engines back to life after they disappeared in the years following the Second World War. Narrated by Jenny Agutter

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Languages
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Colour

Credits

Crew

rolename
NarratorJenny Agutter
ProducerDavid Parker
DirectorDavid Parker

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  • Summary

    Part one of two. The story of the visionaries who rescued some of the narrow gauge railways that once served Britain's key industries, including its mines, quarries, factories and docks. Home movies reveal how volunteers set to work to bring the lines and steam engines back to life after they disappeared in the years following the Second World War. Narrated by Jenny Agutter

    Details

    Languages
    Formats
    Colour

    Credits

    Crew

    rolename
    NarratorJenny Agutter
    ProducerDavid Parker
    DirectorDavid Parker
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