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  • Description

    Item title reads - Signal triumph.

    New electric signalling system. York, Yorkshire.

    M/S York train station with York Minster in background. M/S signalman pulling levers in old type box as train passes. C/U signalman pulling another lever. C/U signal arm rising. M/S fast goods train passing old type box. C/U as new signal box is revealed. M/S signalman setting up route on panel. C/U hand throwing switches. C/U signals changing at York station. C/U York station board. Camera dips to reveal train entering York station. Interior M/S new control room.

    M/S traffic indicator. Passage of trains marked by small lights. M/S operators watching indicator. M/S lights appearing on indicator C/U points being changed by shunting signals. M/S towards train passing signals. L/S control panel over which is traffic register. C/U register showing line berth and destination. C/U operator. C/U illuminated letters changing on description and destination register. M/S operators throwing switches in control panel. C/U point changing. M/S fast train passing old signal box.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    25/06/1951
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    47627
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1461.03
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:52:00 / 01:04:06:00
    Canister:
    51/51
    Sort Number:
    51/051
  • Appears in...

    WorkSpaces
    York
  • Stills

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

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