A portrait of the railway workers of the former Midland and Great Central routes in the Sheffield area as they reflect on the way that their industry is changing due to the transition from steam to diesel and electric trains.

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Roger Snowdon ...
Himself - Narrator (voice)
Arthur Lindsay ...
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Ken Morgan ...
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Michael Gatenby ...
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Keith Foster ...
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Gerry Townrow ...
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A portrait of the railway workers of the former Midland and Great Central routes in the Sheffield area as they reflect on the way that their industry is changing due to the transition from steam to diesel and electric trains.

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4 November 1969 (UK)  »

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Subtitled "A film about railways and railwaymen". See more »

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Railwayman: A steam locomotive is the nearest approach a man-made machine will ever be to a human being.
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Featured in Reel History of Britain: The End of the Line (2011) See more »

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Sonata No. 2 in D Minor, Op. 14.
Composed by Sergei Prokofiev
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