• Short Summary

    A look at the work that goes on in a signal box at Waterloo railway station.

  • Description

    Waterloo Station, London.

    General view panning from railway lines to signal box. Men are working on the track. Interior shots as we see men at work at counsel boards and the illuminated track circuits. C/U of a man pulling a signals lever. C/Us of the relay box changing, and the signal changing outside. General view of a wonderful steam train pulling out of the station. C/U of wheels going past camera.

    Back inside the signal box we see a man operating the levers in the signal box, with the track circuits in front of him. Another man checks the relay panel on the other side of the counsel board. Various shots of hundreds of electric cable boxes being checked and adjusted. C/U of lever being pulled. C/U of points moving. Another train moves past the camera.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1247.20
    Media URN:
    34101
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    23/02/1948
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:36:37:00 / 01:38:11:00
    Canister:
    NP 180

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