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  • Short Summary

    Electric Loco pulling into Sheffield, Sir Robertson travelling in carriage, pulling into Manchester.

  • Description

    Manchester, Sheffield.

    Documentation details people attending the inauguration, elaborates on the undertaking of new electric railway and there's a newspaper cutting.

    SV. Electric Loco pulling into Sheffield Victoria Station. SV. Loco backing onto train. SV. Beflagged Loco. CU. Flags and B.R. Symbol. SV. Sir Brian Robertson British Military Governor chatting to Driver of Loco SV. Crowd. SCU. Sir Brian blowing whistle to start engine CU. Driver in cab starting train. SV. Towards train pulling out of Sheffield station. CU. Driver at controls. SV. Towards, steam Loco passing. GV. Industrial country. & GV. Another scene. SV. Towards, train approaching and entering Tunnel SCU. Sir Brian Robertson travelling seated in carriage. & CU. GV. Train pulling into Manchester. & SV. Pan shot.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2628.03
    Media URN:
    78324
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1954
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:13:31:00 / 01:14:53:00
    Canister:
    UN 2668 C

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "Electric Loco pulling into Sheffield Victoria Station" - it's the Class EM2 (British Rail Class 77) electric locomotive No. 27000. (It's been preserved and can now be seen at the Midland Railway Centre).

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