Steam Trains

Originally developed over 200 years ago, the steam train is easily one of the world’s greatest inventions, as it revolutionised both goods and passenger transport. By the 1970s the steam trains had to give up the commercial and transport railways to make way for more efficient diesel and electric trains. However, many people still long for those days of “proper” trains and so there is a surprisingly large market for heritage railways, where you can experience rail travel of the past. This first shot is of the Swanage railway in Dorset, where you can ride the steam train…

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