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Capture the past in this unique film that takes you on a fascinating journey from the very early days of the railways. Part of our series documenting the history of Cumbria on DVD, it uses rarely seen archives as the programme re-lives the glory days of steam. There is marvellous colour film of lines in their heyday, showing how the railways had a profound effect on this rural landscape. The lines brought communities together and the people who worked on the railways became communities in themselves. From the earliest times to the preservation societies that are keeping the great days of steam alive today, this film is a glorious journey into the past.

Cumbrian Railways