A Passion for Steam Trains

First broadcast: 23 September 1975

In this report from a longer programme, Martin Young discovers that some people still have a passion for steam trains. There's the Forest of Dean Rail Preservation Society, whose engine travels on a remarkably short track, and a model railway enthusiast whose trains run to a strict 1938 timetable. Young also meets a vicar who has realised he has a talent for imitating steam engines and visits the Dart Valley Railway in Devon, the only fully commercial steam line in the country.

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