|This programme continues the theme of the first volume, concentrating on the English Electric 1Co-Co1 diesel-electric type 4 locomotives (the class 40s). The class was introduced in 1958 and served the nation's railways well for more that two decades.
Archive film shows class 40 hauled passenger and freight trains in service at various locations around Britain, in the period up until their withdrawal in the 1980s.
Film Type: Colour
Duration: 60 minutes