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    Manchester, Sheffield.

    Documentation details people attending the inauguration, elaborates on the undertaking of new electric railway and there's a newspaper cutting.

    SV. Electric Loco pulling into Sheffield Victoria Station. SV. Loco backing onto train. SV. Beflagged Loco. CU. Flags and B.R. Symbol. SV. Sir Brian Robertson British Military Governor chatting to Driver of Loco SV. Crowd. SCU. Sir Brian blowing whistle to start engine CU. Driver in cab starting train. SV. Towards train pulling out of Sheffield station. CU. Driver at controls. SV. Towards, steam Loco passing. GV. Industrial country. & GV. Another scene. SV. Towards, train approaching and entering Tunnel SCU. Sir Brian Robertson travelling seated in carriage. & CU. GV. Train pulling into Manchester. & SV. Pan shot.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1954
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    78324
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2628.03
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:13:31:00 / 01:14:53:00
    Canister:
    UN 2668 C
    Sort Number:
    UN 2668 C
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Lifestyle & Culture Trade & Industry
    WorkSpaces
    NS 10000 Manchester 1940s and 1950s Manchester
  • Stills

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

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "Electric Loco pulling into Sheffield Victoria Station" - it's the Class EM2 (British Rail Class 77) electric locomotive No. 27000. (It's been preserved and can now be seen at the Midland Railway Centre).

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