• Short Summary

    Great Western Railway's new streamlined train, 'King Henry VII'.

  • Description

    Streamline train for GWR. Originally part of News in a Nutshell - international news stories in brief.

    Swindon, Wiltshire.

    Various shots of 'King Henry VII', Great Western Railway's new streamlined steam locomotive. The steam engine has been given a streamlined body and bullet shaped nose to reduce wind resistance. It is hoped the train will break the railway speed record.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    821.17
    Media URN:
    9645
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    14/03/1935
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:00:00 / 01:18:31:00
    Canister:
    35/21

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The locomotive seen is the GWR King Class engine No. 6014, "King Henry VII".

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