• Short Summary

    Good shots of London Underground tunnels as Minister of Transport opens a new extension.

  • Description

    The Minister of Transport opens London's new three million pound tube extension in Essex.

    LS MS Alfred Barnes, Minister of Transport, turning key in lock which opens up the new extension.

    CU the gate swinging open.

    CU Lord Latham, London Transport chief, Mr. Barnes and Mrs Barnes, sitting in the first train to travel the new line.

    CU the underground name sign WANSTEAD on the new station.

    CU the train moving out of the station - the train has a plaque - To Newbury Park.

    MS the walls of the tunnel as the train passes through.

    MS The train arrives at a station. (taken from the train).

    MS Barnes, his wife and daughter, Lord Latham at GANTS HILL station which is an example of improved underground engineering.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1199.26
    Media URN:
    41486
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    18/12/1947
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:31:37:00 / 01:33:01:00
    Canister:
    47/101

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