• Short Summary

    A new steam train of the LMS is unveiled at Liverpool Lime Street railway station.

  • Description

    Liverpool, Merseyside.

    Several shots show the christening of a new steam engine of the LMS (London Midland Scottish) called the 'Isle of Man' at Liverpool Lime Street railway station. Two lines of dignitaries sit watching and a crowd of people stand on the platform as a man unveils the plaque on the side of the train, showing its name. He then breaks a bottle of champagne over the side of the engine. Brief shot of the inscription in Manx. A lady standing with several mayors hands the train driver a silver cup. People wave as the train pulls out.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    967.17
    Media URN:
    17346
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    22/05/1938
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:11:00 / 01:16:49:00
    Canister:
    38/40

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    Slightly adding to the current description, the engine being christened here is LMS Patriot Class locomotive number 5511 (later renumbered 45511), "Isle of Man".

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