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  • Description

    Titles read: "LONDON - LATEST DIESEL LOCOMOTIVE".

    Marylebone Station, London.

    L/S of the new diesel locomotive 'Scafell Pike' coming towards camera.

    Inside the driver's cab we see the train driver at the controls. Dials on the control panel. Driver operating master controller and the independent air brake valve. C/U of the ATC vacuum horn, bell and indicator.

    Great shot of an old type steam locomotive in the station. The driver and fireman looking out of the cab at the new train. The new diesel loco comes out of the station towards camera.

    Notes on file.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    27/04/1959
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    50527
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1575.10
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:53:04:00 / 01:53:45:00
    Canister:
    59/34
    Sort Number:
    59/034
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    Categories
    Travel & Exploration Science & Technology Trade & Industry
    WorkSpaces
    10000 Trains Locomotives
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The diesel locomotive is a Sulzer Type 4, (nicknamed a "Peak"), No. D1. (It was later designated a Class 44, and numbered 44001).

    "Great shot of an old type steam locomotive" - it's a Class 4P-C locomotive, number 42231.

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