• Short Summary

    Flying Scotsman makes non-stop run from London to Edinburgh to mark 40th anniversary.

  • Description

    No title. 40th anniversary of first non-stop run to Edinburgh by "Flying Scotsman" train. Kings Cross, London to Waverley Station, Edinburgh, Scotland.

    M/S the Flying Scotsman steam engine in Kings Cross Station. L/S ditto. C/U steam from the Flying Scotsman. M/S the engine. M/S Mrs Godfrey, daughter of train's designer Sir Nigel Gresley, talking to driver. M/S the engine. Various shots train pulling out of platform 10 of Kings Cross station. Point of view shot from train as it leaves Kings Cross.

    M/S coaches going away from camera. Point of view shot of the line from the steam engine. Panning shot the Flying Scotsman on its way to Edinburgh. L/S Edinburgh skyline. Panning shot to Waverley Station. L/S sign "Waverley Station". L/S as the Flying Scotsman pulls into the station. C/U nameplate: "Flying Scotsman". L/S the Provost of Edinburgh shaking hands with Alan Pegler, the engine's present owner. C/U Alan Pegler. L/S the Flying Scotsman.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2057.24
    Media URN:
    56675
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    05/05/1968
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:31:20:00 / 01:32:52:00
    Canister:
    68/37

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