High angle L/S of the new (nearly completed) Manchester Oxford Road railway station; M/S of the outside and inside, of a short queue at the ticket office. Commentator talks of "the new method of buying a ticket from machines which print everything on the spot" as we see a man putting a pack of tickets...more
New methods of laying railway tracks at Dinsdale on the main line between Durham and Newcastle.
Heartbreaking story about old steam engines being broken down for scrap at Stratford, East London.
Railwaymen hard at work clearing snow from the tracks on the Kent line.
Various shots of British Rail trains en-route to ends and destinations
Diesel train assembled at engineering factory and made in model form.
Activity at British Railways freight liner depot.
Workers building a new marshalling yard in Carlisle
British Railway workers learn the right way of manual lifting.