• Short Summary

    Enthusiast Victor Martin collects anything to do with trains and has a model railway in his shed.

  • Description

    Isle of Sheppey, Kent.

    Victor Martin is a railway enthusiast who runs his own model railway. Various shots of Victor in guard's uniform in his office, he clips train ticket in machine and looks at his watch. He walks out onto the platform where people are waiting, the camera follows him to show he is actually in his garden with no track. He climbs a ladder to clean a full scale signal, there are various signs saying Beware of Trains etc.

    Various shots of him and his wife with their model Midland and South East Railway which works exactly to 1948 St. Pancras timetable. He goes outside to clean the line when the train gets stuck, mice on the line are the biggest hazard for this railway.

    Cuts exist please see separate record.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    367.04
    Media URN:
    3984
    Group:
    Colour pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    02/06/1966
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:25:00 / 01:36:12:00
    Canister:
    CP 597

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