• Short Summary

    ONE OF SEVEN DIESEL LOCOMOTIVES BUILT IN VIENNA FOR THE SYRIAN STATE RAILWAYS WAS GIVEN A TRIAL RUN TODAY.

  • Description

    ONE OF SEVEN DIESEL LOCOMOTIVES BUILT IN VIENNA FOR THE SYRIAN STATE RAILWAYS WAS GIVEN A TRIAL RUN TODAY. THE ORDER FOR THE LOCOMOTIVES WAS WON FROM SYRIA IN THE FACE OF STIFF INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION.

    THE MOTOR COACH HAS AIR CONDITIONING INSTALLED, AND THE WINDOWS ARE COVERED WITH A FINE FILM OF GOLD TO DEFLECT THE INTENSE HEAT OF THE SYRIAN SUN. ON TODAY'S RUN, THE UNIT ACHIEVED 68 MPH (110 KILOMETRES).

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAAN5Y9YX6IP55MMN8EDK88BX4
    Media URN:
    VLVAAN5Y9YX6IP55MMN8EDK88BX4
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/05/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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