• Short Summary

    A seven-coach train pulled out of London's Euston Station on Thursday (April 27) on the first stage of a two-month tour of Britain to promote the Common Market.

  • Description

    A seven-coach train pulled out of London's Euston Station on Thursday (April 27) on the first stage of a two-month tour of Britain to promote the Common Market.

    Known as "Impact Britain", the custom-built conference train is sponsored by the Confederation of British Industry, which will provide closed-circuit television lectures and a wealth of literature on the Six.

    The train will call at 24 main cities during the tour, staying a full day at each stop. Businessmen will be accommodated in four lecture coaches, a dining car and a bar lounge -- and there is a teleprinter on board to enable visiting executives to contact their offices.

    The project, inaugurated by Sir Christopher Soames, Britain's Ambassador to France, is expected to cost about GBP60,000.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4MISQBAZJCJYFZAM98JVGXX6R
    Media URN:
    VLVA4MISQBAZJCJYFZAM98JVGXX6R
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/04/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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