Steam Locomotive Profile No.3: The Coronation Pacifics - Stanier's Duchesses
An in-depth look at a locomotive design that is acknowledged as the pinnacle of Sir William Stanier's career as Chief Mechanical Engineer on the LMS. The programme studies the locomotives' introduction into service and subsequent developments, using archive footage that includes rare film of streamlined 'Duchesses', plus superb modern film sequences of two preserved members of the class in action.
Produced by - On Track Productions
Running time - 60 Minutes