Something different for this volume of Steam World Archive as we take a look at some of the Industrial Railway systems around Britain in the 1970s, from Colliery to Power Stations and Sewage works to Paper Mills.
Locations include ‘
Wales – Mountain Ash, Maesteg, Pontarddulais System, Brynlliw Colliery & Bersham Colliery.
Cornwall – Par Harbour & Falmouth Docks.
South East – Acton Lane Power Sation, Procter & Gambol, West Thurrock, Imperial Paper Mills, Gravesend & Snowdown Colliery.
North West – Bickershaw Colliery, Bold Colliery, Agecroft Power Station,Yates Duxbury Paper Mill, Bury & Preston Docks.
Yorkshire- Smithywood Coking Plant, Glasshoughton Coking Plant, Esholt Sewage works, North Gawber Colliery, Prince of Wales Colliery, Newmarket Colliery.
Midlands – Cadley Hill Colliery & Castle Donnington Power Station.
North East – Backworth colliery, Roker Cranes.
Scotland – Waterside Colliery system, Whifflet Foundry Coatbridge, Polkemmet Colliery, Bedlay Colliery, Comrie Colliery & Frances Colliery.