Shots of famous steam trains and their diesel replacements.
Nice material of British Railways steam trains - including the A4 loco 'Miles Beevor'.
The Stirling No 1 steam engine of the 1880s is seen alongside the latest Flying Scotsman train.
Old and new steam trains line up at a station yard.
Excellent story of the 'Flying Scotsman' speeding northwards with the large aeroplane 'Heracles' in pursuit.
Flying Scotsman makes non-stop run from London to Edinburgh to mark 40th anniversary.
Mr Alan Pegler becomes the new owner of the 'Flying Scotsman' train. London.
The LNER celebrates an anniversary at King's Cross railway station.
A new method for turning trains on a turntable using the engine's own steam.
Lots of clips featuring fast boats, cars, trains, greyhounds, rowing teams etc. c. 1927
Lots of clips featuring fast boats, cars, trains, greyhounds, rowing teams etc. c. 1925
New Silver Link train is presented to the public.
New streamline locomotive 'Golden Eagle' is to operate between London and Newcastle.
Great Western Railway's new streamlined train, 'King Henry VII'.
The Coronation Scot arrives in Baltimore in the United States of America.
Footage of the steam train the Coronation Scot being lifted by crane onto a ship bound for the USA.
Preparing the steam locomotive the Coronation Scot for the United States of America in London.
Montage of different forms of transport including early Austin cars.
The railway locomotive 'Royal Scot' is lifted onto a ship for a trip to Canada.
Footage of wrecked train burning fiercely.
Wartime women railway workers clean exterior of train and railway coaches.
Unedited material showing a large old locomotive being pushed through the street by a group of men.
Glamour girl having a wash contrasted with a locomotive being cleaned by a gang of men.
Footage of Princess Elizabeth visiting the town of Swindon, Wiltshire.
Old steam engines are broken down for scrap and used to make new ones at Swindon.
Electric diesel train on journey from London to Derby.
Shot of a deserted railway, possibly during 1926 General Strike.
Railway employees with strange job titles are seen at work in Swindon.
Old steam engines are broken up at Swindon in Wiltshire.
The 'King George V' locomotive is pulled out of its shed to be restored. Swindon, Wiltshire.
Footage of King Amanullah on visit to Swindon, Wiltshire.
Footage of steam train being towed through streets of London after decommissioning.
Hundreds of kids who collect train numbers have their annual outing - by train.
New locomotive testing station in Rugby. 'Sir Nigel Gresley' put through its paces.
Women work as Railway guards.
Railway train moving slowly through station and past camera.
Train disaster in Manchester, Lancashire.
Women porters working at railroad station; loading freight
Footage of the Coronation Scot in Washington in the United States of America.