• Short Summary

    London and North Eastern Railway workers laying new track near Cambridge with the help of lifting machinery.

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: Meanwhile at Cambridge, the L.N.E.R. lay new track in record time with very latest electrical machinery.

    ENGLAND: Cambridgeshire: Cambridge:
    Piles of rail tracks loaded onto freight carriage on railway siding. Lifting mechanism hauling sections of tracks from train and laying on trackbed. Steam locomotive along track. Railway worker ('navvy') operating machinery to set track in place. More of track-laying and connecting. Navvies shovelling ballast onto track.
    Background: London and North Eastern Railway workers laying new track near Cambridge with the help of lifting machinery.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVADQG827YZ2B1KMSFRDNYWZRO4L
    Media URN:
    VLVADQG827YZ2B1KMSFRDNYWZRO4L
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont Graphic Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1930
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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