Working Steam finished on British Railways in August 1968... 40 years later we bring it back to life.
One Year to Go
The steam scene in August 1967 and during the autumn with film from Shap, the Settle & Carlisle, the North East and Chester.
1968 - Steam's Final Year
Steam action around the Peak Forest, in Manchester and Preston at the start of the final year.
The Steam Sheds
Lostock Hall, Patricroft, Bolton, Carnforth and Rose Grove shed in their last days.
The Last Railtours
Specials in the North West.
The Last Month
Freight traffic and the specials of the 4th August 1968.
The Last Steam Train
Freight traffic and 70013 'Oliver Cromwell' on the famous run from Liverpool to Carlisle via the Settle & Carlisle.
8F 48773, and the Black 5s which escaped the scrapheap, with film from the last days in traffic.