Saturday August 6 at 7.30pm on THE HISTORY CHANNEL
Central Steam is an exciting, new 15 part series with fascinating access behind the scenes at the preserved steam heritage heritage railway the Great Central Railway The Great Centra railway, the Great Central Railway. The Great Centrall is unique in Britain in that it is the only preserved is unique in Britain in that it is the only preserved line that has a double track so that the days when full size steam engines could pass each other can be recreated. The series follows a year in the life of the railway, as we meet some of the seven hundred staff and volunteers who share their passion for the golden age of steam. Over the series we meet engine drivers and firemen, chefs, engineers, and visiting celebrities including artist David Shepherd and pop mogul Pete Waterman. And not to mention mention visiting engines including visiting engines including ‘Tornado Tornado’ ‘ , Oliver Oliver Cromwell Cromwell’, and and the vintage the vintage ‘Sir Sir Berkeley Berkeley’ that that helped build the helped build the Great Central 110 years ago.