• Short Summary

    New luxury train - "Southern Aurora" - links Sydney and Melbourne.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material.

    Australian newsreel item.

    New luxury train links Sydney and Melbourne, Australia.

    VS at night of Central Station, Sydney showing first passengers (dressed in evening dress) about to start their journey to Melbourne. VS luxury lounge of the "Southern Aurora" train, CU two young women entering twin-berth cabins. Travelling shot through window of train as it nears the Victorian border. The train slowly breaks through ribbon across track on the Victorian border to mark the opening of the new track. Travelling shot looking down length of train as it moves out of the Victorian border stop. CU railway lines seen from the moving train. MS the "Southern Aurora" entering Melbourne Station at end of the maiden run.

    Date on dope sheet is 24/04/1962.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3062.20
    Media URN:
    86973
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1962
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:04:00 / 01:49:33:00
    Canister:
    UN 3655 G

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