• Short Summary

    Railway retarders being tested - Colour.

  • Description

    This material is filmed in colour.

    Down Yard Hump, Tees Marshalling Yard, Thornaby, Teesside.

    Various good shots, most close ups, of railway retarders at work as train wheels go over them during the tests. Railway wagons are seen free falling down a slope and being slowed down by retarders. Several shots of the men operating switchboard in control room overlooking the tracks.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3194.05
    Media URN:
    89563
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1961 - 1970
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:04:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:13:22:00 / 01:17:27:00
    Canister:
    UN 4282 B

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