• Short Summary

    President Cosgrave inspects a new Irish invention - a battery driven train.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Dublin. A Revolution of Transport - President Cosgrave and world experts see amazingly successful trials of the Drumm 'all-accumulator-driven' train."

    Eire, Southern Ireland, Republic of Ireland.

    Pan along carriages of electrically driven train in railway station - it is going to Bray according to the board on the front. The train uses batteries and recharges at stations.

    MS of Irish President William T Cosgrave with Dr Drumm, the inventor, discussing the concept.

    Various shots of the train on a test run along the tracks. It gets up a fair speed. The train comes into the station.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    877.09
    Media URN:
    12870
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    07/12/1931
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:13:35:00 / 01:14:49:00
    Canister:
    31/98

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