The Rail Strike Ends AKA Rail Strike Ends 1955

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    Unissued / unused material - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.

    London, and a railway station in the United Kingdom

    As the rail strike draws to an end (14th and 15th June 1955), various shots of steam engines and locomotives moving in and out of sidings, railwaymen standing near their office, a man switching the points on the track.

    Various shots from driver's cab, of track as train travels at speed, through stations and bridges, arriving at terminus and stopping.

    High Speed shots of Chambers in compartment train (a man reading a newspaper), train arriving and passengers alighting.

    Scenes at main railway station, train arriving passengers passing through ticket barrier. An steam train drawing in at the platform. CU Driver in cab. MS Driver and fire man leaving engine. LS Arrivals board at station. (3 shots). Stationery train on track. Train passing slowly.

    High shot, main railway station scene. Electric train arriving. Driver alighting from cab.

    High shot, various shots of the delegates on the steps of the Ministry of Labour (after the settlement) press photographers and police officers.

    Note: The shots of delegates on the steps of the Ministry of Labour include the following personalities: National Union of Railwaymen / NUR delegation led by Campbell; Sir Walter Monckton leaving to report to the House, he holds the settlement (known as the Document) in his hand; Mr James Baty, the Footplatemen's Secretary leads his executive out after calling off the strike; Bill Newman of the "S & Dockers ? " is called to the Ministry to try to settle the two strikes; Sir Brian Robertson leaves; Sir Wilfred Neden, Chief Industrial Commissioner, was the Ministry's Chief Peacemaker.

    Date on original dope sheet: 14th and 15th June 1955.

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    British Pathé
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    01:04:34:00 / 01:13:00:00
    UN 2746 D
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    UN 2746 D
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