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  • Short Summary

    Geoffrey de Courcel and H.C. Johnson inaugurate the London to Paris Freightliner Service.

  • Description

    Stratford, East London.

    VS Large crane raising and lowering the giant containers to and fro from lorry to train. MS front of engine with London-Paris sign. VS French ambassador, M. Geoffrey de Courcel, and H.C. Johnson - Chairman of British Rail - wave little flags to inaugurate the London to Paris Freightliner Service. The train pulls away.

    The name "Stothert & Pitt Ltd" is seen on the crane.

    (Orig. Neg.)

    Note: Date on original record: 22/04/1968.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2997.13
    Media URN:
    85785
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1968
    Sound:
    mute
    hd format:
    HD Cam
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:53:21:00 / 01:57:30:00
    Canister:
    UN 4369 B

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