• Short Summary

    Good footage of Canada's new turbo train on a trial journey from Montreal to Toronto.

  • Description

    No titles. Canada's new turbo train.

    Montreal and Toronto, Canada.

    General view of turbo train leaving Montreal. It comes into full C/U and travels past camera. Inside the train we see a small boy walking along aisle towards camera. Two men sit side by side in train seats. M/S of man asleep beside window. A dollybird waitress walks towards camera carrying tray of food which she gives to a passenger. M/S of various foods that can be bought in the buffet car; pan to people at the counter. M/S of man being served at the buffet counter.

    L/S as the turbo train travels past camera. Commentator tells us that at the end of this trial journey the train was taken out of service so that engineers could do some fine tuning on it. M/S from inside a station as the turbo train passes at speed - two men sit in a glass waiting room and comment on the train. M/S of a railroad barrier rising after the train has gone past. M/S of male passenger in the observation car. View from the observation car window of the front portion of the train and the track ahead.

    C/U of driver. C/U of driver's hand on control. C/U of speed dial reading 90 mph. L/S of engineer's view in the cab as we pass eastbound turbo on the opposite track. General view of the Toronto skyline. General view of the turbo train arriving in Toronto.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2091.24
    Media URN:
    57094
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    03/02/1969
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:13:00 / 01:36:29:00
    Canister:
    69/11

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