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First transmitted in 1986, Miles Kington looks at freight trains - the workhorses of Britain's railways - and the pattern of their usage before motorways.

First transmitted in 1986, Miles Kington looks at freight trains - the workhorses of Britain's railways - and the pattern of their usage before motorways. He examines the role of the British Rail Standard Class 9F steam locomotive, one of the most powerful to run on British railways, and hitches a lift in the cab of 92203 'Black Prince'.

First shown: 29 Jul 1986 Available for over a year Duration 29 mins

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