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    Isle of Sheppey, Kent.

    Victor Martin is a railway enthusiast who runs his own model railway. Various shots of Victor in guard's uniform in his office, he clips train ticket in machine and looks at his watch. He walks out onto the platform where people are waiting, the camera follows him to show he is actually in his garden with no track. He climbs a ladder to clean a full scale signal, there are various signs saying Beware of Trains etc.

    Various shots of him and his wife with their model Midland and South East Railway which works exactly to 1948 St. Pancras timetable. He goes outside to clean the line when the train gets stuck, mice on the line are the biggest hazard for this railway.

    Cuts exist please see separate record.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    02/06/1966
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    3984
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    367.04
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration
    00:02:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:25:00 / 01:36:12:00
    Canister:
    CP 597
    Sort Number:
    CP 597
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    Categories
    Sport & Leisure
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    Temporary workspace: 25.7.2009 18:09 Video 125 Untitled Viewspace MODLE RAILWAYS 1966
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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