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  • Short Summary

    Queen Elizabeth opens Euston train station in London.

  • Description

    London.

    MS. Queen Elizabeth II arriving for opening ceremony of the Euston Station in London. Various shots during the opening ceremony in which the Queen takes the stand and makes speech (mute). Various shots of the Queen unveiling plaque to open the new station. GV. Exteriors of the new Euston Station. Various shots of train pulling into station. The Queen alights and is greeted by the station master and the local Mayor. Various shots of the Queen on her tour of the new station - she takes a look at modern ticket office, parcels office with conveyor belts in action and then in main station office. Various shots of the station showing the buffet signs, shops, tickets and destinations, crowd everywhere. Shots of the Britannia statue by John Thomas, the modern buffets and kitchen. Modern ticket office with people buying rail tickets. MS. People riding on escalator.

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    Date found in the old record - 14/10/1968.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3003.05
    Media URN:
    85905
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1968
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:10:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:07:50:00 / 01:18:45:00
    Canister:
    UN 4385 A

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