• Short Summary

    The RENFE's (Spanish National Railways) installation of Cerro Negro are situated near the Atocha railway station of Madrid; and are visited by the members attending the 17th International Railway Congress to which more than five hundred delegates representing the world railway transport services concur. 134 engines of the most up-to-date models are in the park of locomotives.

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    The RENFE's (Spanish National Railways) installation of Cerro Negro are situated near the Atocha railway station of Madrid; and are visited by the members attending the 17th International Railway Congress to which more than five hundred delegates representing the world railway transport services concur. 134 engines of the most up-to-date models are in the park of locomotives.

    They also visit the large and modern underground station of the New Ministers, nerve-center of the direct line Madrid-Burgos which forms part of the complex not of the capitals rail junctions.

    In the shops of the Talgo train in Aravaca, they were informed of the results obtained in eight years of service. They ran 162.500 Kms, yearly. After eight years all the material - included the interior finish - is in perfect condition. Eleven trains are under construction and form part of the 23 units scheduled in the project in hand. Next year the total run will be double that of this year.

    In the Syndical House, the directors of the Congress together with the Ministers and other dignitaries receive H.E. the Chief Executive. The Undersecretary of Public Works, Don Agustin Plans, as President of the Spanish Delegation thanks Franco for his attendance to the session and explains the resolutions adopted. M. de Ves, Director of the Belgian Railways takes the floor. The Minister of Public Works, St. Vigon addresses the members of the Congress. Finally the Chief Executive closes the meeting.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAADRZ0KI09AUMDV5OU8KG0ZF06
    Media URN:
    VLVAADRZ0KI09AUMDV5OU8KG0ZF06
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1958
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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