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    Cowley, Oxford, England


    The Nuffield Exports Ltd, motor works at Cowley, has instituted a railway system 'Export Express' for getting their cars to the docks. The trains run twice daily from Morris Crowley station.

    L.S. G.W.R. goods train approaching. (Nuffield exports express sign on front of engine) Lots of engine smoke. L.S. ditto another angle. C.U. sign on front of engine. L.S. Top view of thousands of car engines before crating. L.S. cars on assembly line. L.S. cars being crated. C.U. Morris car sign being stencilled on crate. C.U. Singapore stencilled on crate. C.U. Car off assembly line showing export label. C.U. car being slung across factory on hoist. M.S. tracking shot. cars awaiting shipment. M.S. the new 2.5 litre Riley awaiting shipment. M.S. another angle of the Riley made especially for export to America. M.S. front and back view of the Riley. M.S. steering wheel, left hand drive. C.U. ditto. hand on wheel. L.S. train passing through Cowley station. C.U. wheels over railway tracks. C.U. trucks flashing past. M.S. tracking shot of cars for export. L.S. interior - cars on assembly lines. S.C.U. car being pushed past. L.S. New Riley car for American market. Front view ditto. S.C.U. New Riley showing left hand drive. L.S. another view with the hood off. L.S. top view of engines. L.S. car swinging round on crane. S.C.U. car dropping onto ramp. front view. S.C.U. wheels of car being driven from ramp. L.S. car into tunnel. L.S. Interior of packing shed pan to workmen packing crates. M.S. working on crates. C.U. Famagusta, stencilled on crates (boxes). C.U. Singapore, ditto. Dublin ditto. S.C.U. Engine funnel pan down to sign. S.C.U. trucking shots of wagon. L.S. towards train approaching pan down to sign to wheels and away to length of train.

    Mute. Lav. Neg.

    Cataloguers Note: See documentation for more in-depth details about the train service

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
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    Black & White
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    01:18:39:00 / 01:21:39:00
    UN 1948 C
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    UN 1948 C
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    Travel & Exploration Trade & Industry
    Oxford Riley Malaysia Nuffield Place Andrew 45-48 US Railways Making Cars Live Mark Riley Cars
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Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "Morris Crowley station" should read Morris Cowley Station.

    Strictly speaking, "Nuffield Export Express" in title and text should read Nuffield Exports Express.

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