• Short Summary

    THE COMMISSIONERS AND SENIOR OFFICERS OF THE COMMONWEALTH AND STATE RAILWAYS OF AUSTRALIA AND THE GENERAL MANAGER OF THE NEW ZEALAND GOVERNMENT RAILWAYS ARE CURRENTLY ON A FOUR WEEK VISIT TO BRITAIN TO STUDY NEW DEVELOPMENTS ON BRITISH RAILWAYS AND IN THE RAILWAY EQUIPMENT INDUSTRY.

  • Description

    THE COMMISSIONERS AND SENIOR OFFICERS OF THE COMMONWEALTH AND STATE RAILWAYS OF AUSTRALIA AND THE GENERAL MANAGER OF THE NEW ZEALAND GOVERNMENT RAILWAYS ARE CURRENTLY ON A FOUR WEEK VISIT TO BRITAIN TO STUDY NEW DEVELOPMENTS ON BRITISH RAILWAYS AND IN THE RAILWAY EQUIPMENT INDUSTRY.

    THE FOUR WEEK VISIT CORNERS AND EXTENSIVE PROGRAMME FOR THE RAILWAYMEN. DURING THEIR STAY THEY WILL VISIT SIGNAL BOXES AT EUSTON AND RUGBY, SEE THE ELECTRIC TRACTION DEPT AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS CENTRE AT CREWE, THE MARSHALLING YARDS AT TINSELY AND MILLERHILL AND THE FINSBURY PARK DIESEL DEPOT.

    TODAY THE VISITORS WENT TO THE FREIGHTLINER DEPOT AT YORK WAY IN LONDON. IT IS ONE OF THE LARGEST AND MOST HIGHLY MECHANISED FREIGHT DEPORTS IN THE WORLD.

    THE OFFICIALS ARE THE GUEST IN BRITAIN OF THE BOARD OF THE TRADE, AND THE UNITED KINGDOM ADVISORY SERVICE OF THE MINISTRY OF TRANSPORT. THEIR NAMES ARE:
    MR. E.H. BROWNBILL, CHAIRMAN OF COMMISSIONERS, VICTORIAN GOVERNMENT RAILWAYS.

    MR. B.A. FOX, SECRETARY, TASMANIAN GOVERNMENT RAILWAYS.

    MR. R.J. FITCH. COMMISSIONER, SOUTH AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT RAILWAYS.

    MR. A.T. GANDELL, CBE, GENERAL MANAGER, NEW ZEALAND GOVERNMENT RAILWAYS.

    MR. J.B. HORRIGAN, SENIOR ADMINISTRATIVE AND TECHNICAL ADVISOR, WESTERN AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT RAILWAYS.

    MR. A.G. LEE, COMMISSIONER, QUEENSLAND GOVERNMENT RAILWAYS.

    MR. K.A. SMITH, COMMISSIONER, COMMONWEALTH GOVERNMENT RAILWAYS.

    MR. N. MCCUSKER, CBE, COMMISSIONER, NEW SOUTH WALES GOVERNMENT RAILWAYS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA6XOXTKKY96H9HC0JUMW7UWM2
    Media URN:
    VLVA6XOXTKKY96H9HC0JUMW7UWM2
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/04/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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