• Short Summary

    The newly electrified railway line from London to Brighton is opened.

  • Description

    Full title reads; "By electric to Brighton - and 6 new trains an hour! Lord Mayor of London inaugurates Southern Railway's £2,750,000. electrified service to 'London by the Sea'."

    Brighton, East Sussex.

    An electrified train comes towards the camera. Shots of the train speeding along the track.

    The train pulls into the station.

    Lord Mayor and entourage walk along platform.

    The Mayor of Brighton reads a short statement. The Lord Mayor of London thanks him. Various shots of Brighton's sea front. Shots of ornamental gardens and pier.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    693.05
    Media URN:
    5342
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    02/01/1933
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:44:00 / 01:07:51:00
    Canister:
    33/1

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