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    Leeds, Yorkshire.

    Leeds University's Railway Society have permission from British Rail to work on the Middleton Railway (the oldest in the World). They are seen here moving rolling-stock full of goods for final despatch by British Railways.

    Various shots of fresh faced students doing maintenance work on the line. L/S of a diesel engine pulling freight carts slowly along a siding. M/S of three students working with pick axes at the side of the tracks. Panning shot of a student as he walks along the side of an engine checking the bogies. M/S of a student climbing into the driver's cab with a can of oil. Inside the cab, a bespectacled student starts the engine. M/S of a student hanging out of a carriage signalling to the driver with a green flag and a whistle. C/U of the driver operating the controls. M/S of the train moving away. Point of view shot from inside the cab. M/S of a student on a level crossing with a red flag.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    03/09/1962
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    3032
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    191.11
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration
    00:01:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:46:27:00 / 01:47:31:00
    Canister:
    CP 401
    Sort Number:
    CP 401
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    Travel & Exploration
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  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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