• Short Summary

    Electric trains provide fastest service between London, Liverpool and Manchester.

  • Description

    Various.

    GV. Passengers at Euston Station, London. Three close up shots of the posters announcing the new service. SV. Pan, train pulling out. CU. Driver William Graham in the cab. Travelling shot from train as it enters tunnel and then emerges again. CU. Control panel in cab. GV. Pan, train going past camera showing the overhead cables. GV. Train going away from camera. GV. Signal box at Rugby, Warwickshire - a room with huge control board. GV. Interior, man at controls, & SCU. SV. Panel showing where signals are situated. Low angle shot of train going past camera at high speed. CU. Speedometer showing 100 mph. Travel shot from train at high speed.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1791.27
    Media URN:
    55220
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    18/04/1966
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:51:35:00 / 01:53:03:00
    Canister:
    66/31

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