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With a Fine Feeling for Steam -

First transmitted in 1977, this programme tells the story of the private steam railway network the Strathspey Railway, which is run by a group of rail enthusiasts in Scotland.

First transmitted in 1977, this programme tells the story of the private steam railway company the Strathspey Railway, which was engineered and run by a group of rail enthusiasts in Scotland.

Through the use of restored locomotives the company was started purely to preserve steam passenger trains, as their fading presence across British rail networks, due to the introduction of diesel engines, was keenly felt among steam enthusiasts.

  • Broadcast on BBC Two, 5:40PM Sat, 24 Nov 1979
  • Available until 12:00AM Fri, 1 Jan 2038
  • First broadcast BBC One, 11:05PM Thu, 5 May 1977
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  • Duration 25 minutes

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