• Short Summary

    The Stirling No 1 steam engine of the 1880s is seen alongside the latest Flying Scotsman train.

  • Description

    London.

    Various shots of the Stirling No 1 steam engine being brought alongside the latest streamlined Flying Scotsman - the 'Sir Nigel Gresley' to illustrate 50 years of railway progress. The Stirling train travelled from London to Edinburgh at 50 miles an hour in the 1880s. The Flying Scotsman moves off, pulling numerous coaches.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    971.13
    Media URN:
    17284
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    04/07/1938
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:12:11:00 / 01:12:51:00
    Canister:
    38/53

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