• Short Summary

    Temporary bridge at Oxford Circus, that diverts traffic while Victoria Line is built, is removed.

  • Description

    No title. "Umbrella" bridge removed from Oxford Circus, London.

    L/S traffic going over temporary bridge at Oxford Circus - it has been erected while the new Oxford Circus tube station and Victoria Line is built. C/U sign "Work In Progress Victoria Line:" L/S traffic going over bridge. L/S traffic with policeman. L/S side of bridge. C/U ditto. L/S workmen with barriers to stop traffic. Elevated shot cranes lifting sections of the bridge away. L/S men working on the bridge. C/U man working on traffic lights. M/S man with pneumatic drill.

    L/S building site, pan down to man walking down steps to the new ticket hall. Panning shot the new ticket hall, it is half-built. L/S ditto. L/S head of new escalators (incomplete). L/S down new escalator shaft. M/S section of tunnel lining, pan to Victoria Line tunnel entrance. L/S Victoria line tunnel and platform. Elevated shot traffic moving across Oxford Circus. L/S ditto. C/U "cross" sign. L/S people crossing and traffic. L/S Oxford Circus.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2059.26
    Media URN:
    56717
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    21/04/1968
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:34:01:00 / 01:35:24:00
    Canister:
    68/33

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