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  • Short Summary

    Electrification of North London and Hertfordshire railway.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material.

    Bishops Stortford Railway Line Electrification, London and Hertfordshire.

    LS of Hackney Downs Junction where Chingford and Enfield Lines split. Bridges at side of new electrification system, waiting to be rolled in. The bridges have been raised to accommodate electrification.

    Various shots at Rectory Road Station, North London, where new track is to be laid to accommodate the Easter Electric trains.

    Various shots Enfield Town station, one of many new stations that has been rebuilt. CUs posters informing the public of delays. Shot of steam engines (soon to be replaced by electric trains).

    New bridges in position on the line. New bridges under construction. Various shots track laying and taking up the permanent way at Angel Road, Edmonton. Many of the track workers are of Afro-Caribbean appearance.

    Date on dope sheet is 20/04/1958.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2700.16
    Media URN:
    79994
    Group:
    Unissued / unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1958
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:34:38:00 / 01:38:14:00
    Canister:
    UN 3077 A

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