New British Railways Continental Freight… 1960

Star Item
  • Add to Favourites
  • View as stills
This video has no sound
  • Description

    Hither Green, London.

    Elevated long shot of the exterior of depot. Various shots showing lines of Dover Dunkirk railway. Various shots of train at entrance to depot. Various shots of fork lift trucks unloading pallet loaded crates from rail stock. Various shots of the men unloading pallets onto lorry for market distribution. LS. Fork lift truck unloading. Shots of the crates of non perishable foods, of preserved cherries and Tunis dates. Various shots of the warehouse. Various shots of the truck which sweeps up refuse from the warehouse floor. MS. Sacks of vegetables piled high. LS. Train comes towards along track. Various shots as trucks are shunted in. Exterior shots British Railways Continental Freight Depot. Various interior shots of the warehouse showing lorries being loaded and fork lift trucks unloading from trucks. MS. & LS. Lorry loaded up leaves the depot.

    (Mute. Orig. Neg.)

    Date found in the old record - 13/10/1960.

  • Tags

  • Data

    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Media URN:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:18:00 / 01:35:07:00
    UN 3431 A
    Sort Number:
    UN 3431 A
  • Appears in...

    Travel & Exploration Trade & Industry
  • Stills

Comments (1)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.

All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

  • "Fork lift truck unloading" - it's one of the Coventry Climax "Universal" range of forklift trucks.

    jamied 17th Feb 2014

Add your comment

To post a comment, please Register or to add a comment
24 January 2015 marks 50 years since the death of British Prime Minister and international statesman, Sir Winston Churchill. British Pathé’s cameras followed Churchill throughout his career.
If you are a media professional and have seen some footage or stills you wish to include in your production, please contact us.
2014 marks 100 years since the start of World War One. To honour this landmark occasion, British Pathé have launched this definitive collection of WW1 films.

Related Videos

New Ship For Channel Isles Aka Launching Of Elk

New Ship For Channel Isles Aka Launching Of Elk

Lady Warter launches new British Railways vessel "Elk" at Lowestoft.

New Ship Makes Trip

New Ship Makes Trip

British Railway's new ship 'Caesarea' prepares to go into service on the Channel Island run.

Working Model Of British Railway's New Railway AKA Model Railway: Olympia

Working Model Of British Railway's New Railway AKA Model Railway: Olympia

Close-up shots of model passenger and freight trains moving around a circuit.

New Electric Train

New Electric Train

New electric passengers train for British Railways.

New Railway Uniforms For British Railway

New Railway Uniforms For British Railway

New uniforms for British Railway staff.

Newsprint Part 2

Newsprint Part 2

The different stages of newspaper printing

Princess Alexandra's Tour Of The Far East

Princess Alexandra's Tour Of The Far East

Princess Alexandra visits Hong Kong, Japan, Thailand and Burma

Holocaust Memorial Day takes place on 27 January each year. These images from Auschwitz and Belsen help to remember the horrors of the Holocaust.
The images taken from inside Buchenwald Concentration Camp after its Liberation show us what it was like; it tells us what happened and forces us to remember.
As Britain commemorates the 50th anniversary of Sir Winston Churchill's death, here are Pathé's iconic images of the wartime leader.
British Pathe captured many extraordinary events on film over its 80 year history but sometimes the cameras were switched on when tragedy struck.
Franz Reichelt
The great politician and orator Winston Churchill left behind a sea of humourous quips and discerning quotes. We remember some of his finest epigrams and witty ripostes.
10 telling images selected from British Pathé's extensive WWI footage. 'The war to end all wars' was a war without parallel: over 70 million military personnel were involved and over 17 million people died.
There are some people who saw their mortality as really rather funny. Here are 12 of the best epitaphs.
Verbal warfare at its best. Here are some of history's greatest retorts and snarling insults. These people certainly didn't mince their words!
She may never have given a press interview but she is still one of the most famous women in the world. Here are 13 surprising facts you may not know about Queen Elizabeth II.