• Short Summary

    Closure of remote railway line in Australia.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material.

    Australian newsreel item.

    Australia's oldest railway closes.

    CU steam engine whistle blowing. CU of large engine wheels turning as train pulls away. LS cloud of steam as the engine pulls out of station. MS shadow of the engine as it moves along rails.

    LS steam engine pulling one coach travelling through countryside. MS schoolchildren boarding train at remote station. CU coal being thrown into the boiler of engine. Engine drivers point of view looking along track as the train moves along. CU engine driver at controls.

    Point of view shot from car travelling alongside the train. CU steam belching out of chimney of train. LS train pulling into remote station. CU porter loading mail onto train. MS porter helps old lady into train. CU engine driver looking behind for starting signal. CU porter pulling levers to work the signals.

    Various shots railway lines as the train moves over them. LS steam engine moving along track running alongside road. Back view of man sitting in compartment of train. Train moving off into distance.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:37:33:00 / 01:40:09:00
    UN 3661 C

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