Latest in rail road cars. Originally part of News in a Nutshell - international news stories in brief.
Demonstration of new invention - "loco-trawler" - machine which is half lorry, half railway engine. Various shots of vehicle driving down steps using its rubber tyres. We see same machine on rails - rubber tyres lift up and are replaced automatically by train wheels. Various shots of "loco-trawler" shunting wagons on rails.