• Short Summary

    A new Mini Metro electric train is being tested in a Paris suburb.

  • Description

    1.
    GV "Aramis" Metro on test track.
    0.07

    2.
    GV ZOOM TO CU Metro running towards camera coming to halt.
    0.35

    3.
    GV EXTERIOR Passengers boarding the Metro. (2 SHOTS)
    0.45

    4.
    SV Train door closing.
    0.48

    5.
    CU PAN Train wheel running along track.
    1.00

    6.
    SV INTERIOR Passengers seated in Metro.
    1.05

    7.
    GV TRACKING SHOT Train moving on track. (3 SHOTS)
    1.28

    8.
    CU PULL BACK TO GV Arriving in station, passengers getting off.
    1.41

    9.
    GV & CU Train manoeuvring up and down track.
    2.02




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    Background: A new Mini Metro electric train is being tested in a Paris suburb. The systems is fully automated, requiring no drivers or signalmen. It has been developed by the private French company, Matra, and named "Aramis" The aim is to provide a faster and more comfortable passenger service. Test runs are being carried out on a one kilometre line built on land belonging to the French National Railway. It connects an underground station with an overland line in the south of Paris. Further study and experiments will be carried out on this track and the French government hopes the service will be ready for public use in 1984.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA5XPV0N4E5ADZ0JZH7KDHTF9DQ
    Media URN:
    VLVA5XPV0N4E5ADZ0JZH7KDHTF9DQ
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/03/1982
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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