Geoffrey de Courcel and H.C. Johnson inaugurate the London to Paris Freightliner Service.
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.
Note: Date on original record: 22/04/1968.