Deltic Diesel Aka Deltic Train 1962

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    Finsbury Park and Kings Cross, London.

    L/S of a row of steam train engines on a set of tracks, M/S of steam coming out of the engine. M/S of the driver and fireman in overalls climbing down from the cabin of the engine. M/S of a diesel train in a station, two staff climb into the train, they are a lot cleaner than the steam men.

    Interior of the engine, one of the men turns a couple of taps before the journey. C/U of a set of gauges, C/U of another part of the engine. M/S of the driver washing his hands, he closes the folding washbasin and dries his hands. C/U of the sign 'Max. Speed 100 M.P.H.' M/S of the driver pouring water from a kettle into a coffee pot. He places the pot on a hot plate and sits down. C/U of his feet on the footrest. M/S of the train pulling out of Kings Cross Station. M/S from the driver's viewpoint as the train comes out of a tunnel. M/S of two shafts rotating in the engine. M/S of the driver in the cabin, M/S from his viewpoint as the train travels down the track. M/S as the train passes through a station. Various shots of the train and driver, and various point of view shots from inside the cabin of the track as it speeds along. C/U of the speed dials. M/S from the point of view of the driver as the train speeds down the track under bridges and past a steam train going in the opposite direction.

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    British Pathé
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    01:24:34:00 / 01:27:14:00
    CP 380
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    CP 380
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    Temporary workspace: 9.9.2009 18:22 Basildon Careras Rail Transport Favourites Video 125 Trains bim Deltic Deltic Trains AVBA4
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  • The steam train featured is A3 Pacific Number 60070, "Gladiateur".

    The diesel train featured is Deltic Number D9020, "Nimbus".

    jamied 17th Feb 2012

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