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    London.

    M/S various vintage vehicles inside new transport museum. M/S horse drawn bus. C/U sign - 'Paddington to Bank'. Panning shot two men looking at horse drawn omnibuses. M/S Stephenson's Rocket. C/U sign - 'Rocket'. C/U belt drive of 'Puffing Billy' steam train. M/S of old fashioned railway carriage. M/S steam train, pan to other steam train.

    Yorkshire.

    Story moves to show various railway modernisation schemes. M/S inside automated train washing machine. C/U rotating sponges and sprays of water. M/S of train driver steering train through wash. Point of View shot as train goes through wash. M/S train coming out of wash.

    M/S of a track side trencher dragging up earth. Various shots of machine making a trench for drainage pipes. The earth is carried by conveyor belt onto a truck before being dumped in rail wagons.

    L/S trains coming into large station. C/U man adjusting automatic track greaser. M/S man scooping grease into machine. M/S man with flags under arm watching greasing process. Panning shot from approaching train on tracks to greaser. C/U of wheels running on tracks.

    Cuts exist - see separate record.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    04/08/1963
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    3234
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    231.10
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration
    00:03:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:31:43:00 / 01:34:44:00
    Canister:
    CP 449
    Sort Number:
    CP 449
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    Categories
    Travel & Exploration Science & Technology Trade & Industry
    WorkSpaces
    York Video 125 railway Britain\'s Railways
  • Stills

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

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