• Short Summary

    New Central Line extension, to Newbury Park and Woodford, opens on the London Underground.

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: Another extension to London's tube

    ENGLAND: London: Wanstead:
    EXT
    **CONTAINS FLASH PHOTOGRAPHY**
    Exterior shot of Wanstead tube station

    INT
    Interior shot of tube station
    People down escalator
    People on platform for inauguration ceremony of Central Line tube extension
    8 year old Terence Wilson (in complete London Transport uniform) holding flowers
    Wilson gives flowers to Mrs Barnes (wife of Alfred Barnes - Minister of Transport)
    Alfred Barnes MP (Minister of Transport) declares tube line open SOT
    Crowd applauds
    Using golden key Barnes opens gate and first train on line goes through

    INT TRAIN
    Members of official party on board

    INT
    Tube train with 'To Newbury Park' on front along line past camera

    INT TRAIN
    People in carriage of train as it moves along
    View from front of train as it travels through tunnel
    Daughter of Minister of Transport on controls of train
    More of people in carriage
    View from front of train as it leaves tunnel and arrives at platform of next station

    Railways; Civil Engineering
    Background: New Central Line extension, to Newbury Park and Woodford, opens on the London Underground.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA25LYUE96L1SVNKX1ZGFXGZ64I
    Media URN:
    VLVA25LYUE96L1SVNKX1ZGFXGZ64I
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/12/1947
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MP4
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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