last steam train built in Britain

It was the dawn of a new age for Britain’s steam-powered trains. After years of neglect and underinvestment, the railways would be revitalised and the country would regain its position stoking the furnace of innovation and enterprise. Thousands of brand new steam engines were ordered to haul Britain back into pole position. Over the next 12 years, 2,500 engines were produced in workshops across the country […]

Steaming into post-war Britain