Although steam locomotives no longer provide the commercial power on these routes, they can still be seen on these main lines, as well as the great preserved lines which can be found throughout the region. These snorting, living machines bring the thrill of steam power to new generations of enthusiasts, harking back to the age of steam and continuing to bring to life the Glory of Steam in the South & West Midlands. Product features: · Footage compiled over ten years. · The sights and sounds of steam in the South and West Midlands. · Featuring 16 locomotives. · A 45 minute programme. The Midlands area of England is one of great industrial heritage. Much of that heritage is bound up in the history of the major railway companies whose 19th century rivalry contributed so much to the development of the Midlands. Two companies in particular fought to bring prosperity for both themselves and the region - the Great Western Railway and the Midland Railway. Their eat main lines still survive today and are vital corridors to other parts of the United Kingdom. Locomotives featured in this programme: 7819 Hinton Manor. 7325 Collett Mogul. 7760 Pannier Tank. 48773 Stanier 8F. 34027 Taw Valley. 3442 Gresley K4. 3440 City of Truro. 7802 Bradley Manor. 75069 BR Class 4. 80079 BR Class 4 Tank. 2968 Stanier Mogul. 2857 GWR Heavy Freight. 4561 Small Prairie. 46443 Ivatt Mogul. 7714 Pannier. 6024 King Edward I.