British Railways open £300,000 depot to service Eastern Region and Great Northern trains.
Finsbury Park, London.
LS. GV. Depot with diesel leaving after servicing. MS. As locomotive comes towards and past camera. MS. Locomotive arrives and fills up with sand. LS.MS. Engine driver jumps off train and telephones foreman to find out which bay to enter. Various shots as he fuels up. LS.Locomotive passing camera. LS.Driver at control panel. LS.Through driver's window as train enters bay. LS. Train comes towards camera in bay and goes overhead. LS. Greasing taking place. Various shots, inspection taking place. LS.Overhead crane. Various shots, as train is cleaned up, including shot of British Railways marking on side of carriage. CU. Welding, etc. Various shots, electrical circuit tested. LS.MS. Foreman answers telephone. LS. Showing contrast shot of old steam engine shunting.
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