• Short Summary

    New electric passengers train for British Railways.

  • Description

    Watford, Hertfordshire.

    Various shots of the front of the new train which has Watford Junction sign on the front. CU. The new British Railways sign on side of train. CU. Control panel inside cabin. CU. Under the train showing the new type of disc brakes which have been fitted. Various shots showing new style train against old steam train (a Stanier Black 4-6-0). MS. Boys train spotting. LS. Passenger train moving through Watford station at speed. Various shots of the pantograph on the roof of the train being raised to touch the wires and then lowered down. Various shots from the cab of the fast moving electric train, also shots of the driver at controls. MS. The train passing camera. MS. The modern interior of the train.

    (Orig. Neg.)

    Date found in the old record - 23/08/1965.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    3128.20
    Media URN:
    88207
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1965
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:40:45:00 / 01:43:44:00
    Canister:
    UN 4050 E

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    The "old steam train" is Stanier Black 4-6-0 number 44780.

    "Boys train spotting" - they record the number of diesel multiple-unit M76182.

  2. British Pathé says

    Thanks.

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