• Short Summary

    Museum of British Transport opens new section, featuring old locomotives.

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    Clapham, London.

    GV. Buses lined up in the newly open section of British Transport Museum. SV. Old 'Brampton & Chesterfield' bus. GV. Old buses. SV. The first electric tram which ran in Blackpool. CU. Blackpool transport crest. LV. Douglas electric tram. LV. AEC 'B' type bus. SV. Pan along the bus. SV. Pan up the stairs to the open top upper deck seats. GV. Old steam engines. LV. Furness Railway No. 3 locomotive, "Old Coppernob", & CU. CU. Holes caused by war damage. LV. Midland Railway locomotive number 1000 built in 1902. CU. Sign pointing to royal coaches. LV. Queen Victoria's Saloon state coach. SV. Interior, the lounge. SV. Interior, the bedroom. GV. Old engines. SV. Pan, Swindon Dennis "N" Type fire engine. GV. The fire engine drives towards camera.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:14:51:00 / 01:16:10:00

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    The "B-Type bus" on line 4 of the main paragraph is an AEC B-Type, Reg. No. LA 9928.

    "Old locomotive of 1846 Coppernob" - that's Furness Railway No. 3 locomotive, "Old Coppernob".

    "Locomotive 1000" is Midland Railway locomotive number 1000.

    "Queen Victoria's State Coach" is known as Queen Victoria's Saloon.

    "Swindon fire engine" is a Dennis "N" Type fire engine, Reg. No. AM 2747.

  2. British Pathé says


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