Electronic Railway 1961

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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...

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Data

Cataloguer:
Sarah
Stock:
Colour
Sound:
Sound
Media URN:
1752
Sort Number:
CP 329
Time in/Out:
01:28:14:00 / 01:31:33:00
Canister:
CP 329
Film ID:
139.10
Issue Date:
17/04/1961

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  • Seen at 02:38, the locomotive entering the shed is a Brush Type 2, Number D5606, (later renumbered as a Class 31, number 31 405).

    "L/S of a diesel train speeding through the countryside" - it's a Blue Pullman.

    jamied 20th Sep 2012

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