A rather unique way of dealing with the problem of providing an express passenger service to a station where the express didn’t stop.
Slip Sliding Away
Driving any sort of steam locomotive is a real skill … but keeping your train moving on heavy grades and not priming when you lose traction is a real test of that skill.
Engine Shed 1938 – LMS
Here is what seems to be a training film for locomotive crews on the LMS. Even back in 1938 keeping costs down was obviously very important.