• Short Summary

    IN PREPARATION FOR A POSSIBLE TUNNEL UNDER THE ENGLISH CHANNEL -- TO LINK FRANCE AND BRITAIN -- A TEST WAS MADE IN FRANCE SIMULATING THE CONDITIONS THAT MIGHT BE ENCOUNTERED BY RAILWAY TRAFFIC USING THE TUNNEL.

  • Description

    IN PREPARATION FOR A POSSIBLE TUNNEL UNDER THE ENGLISH CHANNEL -- TO LINK FRANCE AND BRITAIN -- A TEST WAS MADE IN FRANCE SIMULATING THE CONDITIONS THAT MIGHT BE ENCOUNTERED BY RAILWAY TRAFFIC USING THE TUNNEL.

    FILM SHOWS A PRACTICE RUN CARRIED OUT BETWEEN LYON AND FONTAINBLEAU STATIONS WITH THE RAILWAY CARRIAGES WHICH WOULD BE USED, AND ALSO A MODEL OF THE NEW STATION WHICH WOULD BE BUILT AT FONTAINBLEAU IF THE CHANNEL TUNNEL WAS BUILT.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAB06HI512NVSBGAANC7KTCOP10
    Media URN:
    VLVAB06HI512NVSBGAANC7KTCOP10
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/09/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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