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VIDEO: View from powerful steam train

Have you ever wondered what it's like to travel at high speed in the cab of a powerful steam locomotive?

Very few get the chance to ride at up to 75 miles an hour on the mainline.

Our transport correspondent Keith Wilkinson is one of those lucky few and he filmed from the cab of a GWR Castle class locomotive, Earl of Mount Edgcumbe, as it roared between Leamington Spa and Didcot.

Here are the dramatic video pictures from the footplate.